Population: 1340. Size: 317,4 km2Tjeldsund has always been an important traffic artery between north and south. The name of the strait, and eventually the name of the borough, is derived from the word "tjelle", which means to camp for the night. The borough has a diverse geography, with one part on Hinnøya, one part on Tjeldøya and one on the mainland. The landscape and surroundings are beckoning you to activities and adventures. Here are good opportunities for fishing, boating, hiking and sea shore activities. Many attractions can be visited. Many events during the summer are not to be missed. The borough has a wealth of activities and businesses. Welcome!