Balsfjord municipality is a beautiful and varied municipality in Troms and Finnmark county. The municipality has a rich history, a diverse economy and an active cultural life. Balsfjord municipality has something for everyone, whether you like nature, culture or sports.
Balsfjord municipality has about 5500 inhabitants who live in different villages and towns around Balsfjord and Malangen. The municipality borders Tromsø, Storfjord, Målselv and Senja, and has good connections to the rest of the region via E6. The municipality also has a varied landscape, with mountains, valleys, forests, rivers and fjords.
Balsfjord municipality is a large agricultural municipality, with a lot of cultivated land and livestock. The municipality also has other industries such as fishing, industry, trade and service. The private sector is growing, with several small and medium-sized businesses that offer various products and services.
Balsfjord municipality has a rich cultural life, with many clubs and associations that organize various activities and events throughout the year. The municipality has among other things a cultural center, a library, a museum, a cinema and several sports facilities. Some of the most popular events in the municipality are Balsfjord Festival, Malangsmarka Ski Festival, Balsfjord Blues Club and Balsfjord Country Club.
Balsfjord municipality also has many attractive tourist destinations, both for locals and visitors. The municipality has several marked trails and cabins that are run by Balsfjord and Omegn Hiking Association. The municipality also has several cultural monuments, such as rock carvings near Balsfjord Church, old farms and churches. In addition, you can experience spectacular natural phenomena such as northern lights, midnight sun and whales in the municipality.
Balsfjord municipality is a good place to live and work for people of all ages. The municipality has a good education offer, with several kindergartens and schools. The municipality also has a good health and care offer, with nursing home, doctor’s office, dentist’s office and home service. The municipality emphasizes creating an inclusive and safe local community for all residents.
Balsfjord municipality is a municipality with many opportunities and challenges. The municipality wants to develop further as an attractive residential municipality, an exciting labor market region and an inviting tourist destination. If you want to be part of this, you are very welcome to Balsfjord municipality!
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