Brattvåg

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Brattvåg
Village
View of Brattvåg on the right side of the fjord
View of Brattvåg on the right side of the fjord
Brattvåg is located in Møre og Romsdal
Brattvåg
Brattvåg
Location in Møre og Romsdal
Coordinates: 62°36′00″N 06°26′36″E / 62.60000°N 6.44333°E / 62.60000; 6.44333Coordinates: 62°36′00″N 06°26′36″E / 62.60000°N 6.44333°E / 62.60000; 6.44333
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Møre og Romsdal
District Sunnmøre
Municipality Haram Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 1.7 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 0.5 m (1.6 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 2,388
 • Density 1,405/km2 (3,640/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 6270 Brattvåg

Brattvåg is the administrative centre of Haram Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The village is located on the Norwegian mainland, along the west side of the Samfjorden. It is 12.5 kilometres (7.8 mi) northwest of Vatne/Eidsvik. The 1.7-square-kilometre (0.66 sq mi) village has a population (2013) of 2,388; giving the village a population density of 1,405 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,640/sq mi).[1]

Brattvåg has three schools: one primary school (barneskule), a lower secondary school (ungdomsskule), and an upper secondary school (vidaregåande). Brattvåg Church is the main church for this area of the municipality. Brattvåg houses factories for both Rolls-Royce and STX Europe. Rolls-Royce Deck Machinery Brattvåg is the world's largest manufacturer of winches. The sports club Brattvåg IL is located in the village.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Brattvåg" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2010-10-21.