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Hadsel is a municipality in Nordland county. It is part of the traditional district of Vesterålen. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Stokmarknes. Other villages in Hadsel include Fiskebøl, Gjerstad, Grønning, Grytting, Hanøyvika, Hennes, Kaljord, Melbu, Sanden and Sandnes.

The municipality is the southernmost municipality in the Vesterålen region. It is spread over four islands: Hadseløya, Hinnøya, Langøya, and Austvågøya. About 70% of the population live on Hadseløya island. Hadseløya island is connected to Langøya by the Hadsel Bridge and Børøy Bridge. Also, the Stokmarknes Airport - Skagen, is located nearby. It is the busiest small aircraft airport in Norway.

The municipality of Sortland lies to the north, to the west, Vågan to the south, and Lødingen to the east.

The historic Hadsel Church is located about 5 kilometres east of Stokmarknes. Stokmarknes is a small town in the municipality of Hadsel. It is located on the northern coast of the island of Hadseløya. The town is the administrative centre of Hadsel municipality.

Nordlaks Produkter AS operates one of Norway´s largest and most updated factories for harvesting salmon. It is located together with the Nordlaks headquarter in Stokmarknes.

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