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Myrè is the administrative centre of the municipality and is located on the northwestern part of the island of Langøya in the Vesterålen. Myre is one of the largest fishing villages in all of Norway. Myre is also the home port of a fishing fleet consisting of everything from fishing boats up to big trawlers.

Myre Church is located in this village. Myre is a relatively young town with a history of rapid development. A hundred years ago, only one percent of the inhabitants lived here; now six out of ten Øksnes citizens reside in the municipal centre. The reason for this large growth is a combination of a good fishing harbour and the development of industry. Skrei from Myre is sold by Harrods, UKs most luxurious department store in London.

Anda Island is a nature reserve with a large population of birds and seals located approximately 5 kilometres north of the island of Langøya. Species of birds that can be spotted on the island include the white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), puffins (Fratercula arctica), cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo), shags (Phalacrocorax aristotelis), kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla), common guillemots (Uria aalge), and razorbills (Alca torda).

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