Aboot this soondNordland  is a coonty in Norawa in the Northren Norawa region, borderin Troms in the north, Nord-Trøndelag in the sooth, Norrbotten Coonty in Swaden tae the east, Västerbotten Coonty tae the sootheast, an the Atlantic Ocean (Norse Sea) tae the wast. The coonty wis ance kent as Nordlandene amt. The coonty admeenistration is in Bodø. The remote Airctic island o Jan Mayen haes been admeenistered frae Nordland syne 1995.

Nordland fylke
Coat o airms o Nordland fylke
Coat o airms
Nordland athin Norawa
Nordland athin Norawa
KintraNorawa
CoontyNordland
RegionNord-Norge
Coonty IDNO-18
Offeecial leid formNeutral
DemonymNordlending
Admeenistrative centreBodø
Govrenment
 • GovrenorOdd Eriksen
  AP
  (2007–present)
 • Coonty mayorSonja Alice Steen
  AP
  (2011)–present)
Area
(#2 in Norawa, 11.86% o Norawa's land aurie)
 • Total38,456 km2 (14,848 sq mi)
 • Land36,074 km2 (13,928 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Tot238,124
 • Density7/km2 (20/sq mi)
 • Chynge (10 years)
-1.6 %
 • Rank in Norawa
9 (5.18% of country)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)
Income (per caipita)128,600 NOK
GDP (per caipita)202,039 NOK (2001)
Naitional Rank:9 (3.15% o kintra)
Wabsteidwww.nfk.no
Data frae Statistics Norway

In the soothren pairt is Vega, leetit on the UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid leet. The history o Nordland is a tale aboot the gifts frae the sea: Ane o the maist productive seas in the warld providin fuid aw year syne auncient times, the same sea creates a climate mair moderate than ony ither place in the airctic; even the bedrock itsel enriched bi sea livin organisms millions o years ago in the geological past.

Ballstad in Lofoten