Bridge, connecting the islands of Langøya. Sortland is located close to the. 6 Coat-of-arms edit The coat-of-arms is from modern times. Especially beautiful is the blue light southwards where the sky can also be colored in pink, just before it becomes dark. 3 In January 2012, the number of citizens in Sortland reached 10,000 for the first time. Because of Sortland's high latitude, there is no real darkness between late April and mid-August. Rost, Norway (RET / NO). The gate symbolizes Sortland as the gateway to the Vesterålen region with its many lakes. In 1997, the municipality decided to declare " township " for Sortland.
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The mountain Møysalen and part of Møysalen National Park are located in southern Sortland. The village closest is Sigerfjord, and across the sound in the background is Sortland town. It is part of the traditional region of, vesterålen. The 722-square-kilometre (279 sq mi) municipality is the 155th largest by area out of the 422 municipalities in Norway. Sortland Jazz Festival is an event organized by Sortland Jazz and Music Club, which takes place every autumn. The retail turnover per inhabitant in Sortland is greater than in any other town in North Norway. Sortland is one of the few North Norwegian towns that have grown annually since the 70s, the result of a conscious decision to create a high standard of services in a pleasant place to live. The Polar Night does not mean that it becomes totally dark. Sortland is the largest town and commercial centre. The record low is 19 C (2 F) recorded February 1966.