Leka, Norway

563 ( March 31, 2013 )

Leka is a Norwegian island and municipality in Nord-Trøndelag.


On the basis of petroglyphs has been demonstrated that Leka has been inhabited for more than 10,000 years.


During the months of July and August it is on Leka, with average temperatures of 12.7 ° C at its warmest, the January with an average temperature of -1.5 ° C for the coldest month. The annual average is 5.2 ° C.

The annual rainfall is 1425 mm.


The economic activity on Leka focuses on agriculture and fishing, but tourism also plays a role.


The waters around Leka orcas, porpoises, seals and gray seals are found. On the island there are deer, rabbits, otters, minks and weasels.

Gray geese occur in large flocks, and there are at Leka grouse.


Leka is connected to the mainland by a ferry service to Gutvik.