Population: 2,854. Size: 465 km2
Skånland offers a wide choice of activities and adventures on land, at sea and in the mountains. In the light of the midnight sun, the road winds its way from Breistrand in the south to Evenskjer and many beautiful and exciting hamlets, through calm bays and green fields in an active coastal community. You can taste traditional food based on local ingrediences or take a trip on a boat. Nature is grand, from inland wild mountains to coastal landscapes. Here are rich natural resources with sea fishing from land or boat, or inland fishing in rivers and lakes. The borough has a sami population, and is rich in sami and Norwegian history, culture and tradition. The borough is the gateway to Hinnøya and Lofoten. Municipal centre: Evenskjer.