is a city and a municipality in Nordland county Norway. It is part of the Salten region. The city of Bodø was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838. Bodin was merged with Bodø on 1 January 1968. Skjerstad was merged with Bodø on 1 January 2005. Bodø located just north of the Arctic Circle is the largest city in Nordland county and the second largest in North Norway.