Bleik is a fishing village in Andøy Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located on the northwestern part of the island of Andøya, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southwest of the village of Andenes.
|• Total||0.38 km2 (0.15 sq mi)|
|Elevation||7 m (23 ft)|
|• Density||1,213/km2 (3,140/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
Bleik has one of the longest beaches in Norway, and it is said that the beach is the reason for the village's name. The beach is white, and bleik is a word for white/pale in the Norwegian language. In the village, there is a horse barn, a school, and a grocery store. Tourist information, puffin safari, a camping site and a pub are also available. Bleik is also known for naming the Bleik Canyon, which starts about 15 km offshore from the beach of Bleik in the Norwegian Sea. Bleik Canyon is a very deep canyon with depths up to 3.000 m and is the residence of whales and Giant squid.  It is a popular hotspot for whale safaris because of the presence of Sperm whales.