Elgsnes

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Elgsnes
Village
Seaside view of the village
Seaside view of the village
Elgsnes is located in Troms
Elgsnes
Elgsnes
Location in Troms
Coordinates: 68°54′59″N 16°15′45″E / 68.91639°N 16.26250°E / 68.91639; 16.26250Coordinates: 68°54′59″N 16°15′45″E / 68.91639°N 16.26250°E / 68.91639; 16.26250
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Troms
District Central Hålogaland
Municipality Harstad
Elevation[1] 18 m (59 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 9402 Harstad

Elgsnes is a village in the municipality of Harstad in Troms county, Norway. It is located on the northeastern part of the large island of Hinnøya, along the Andfjorden, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of the town of Harstad and about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) north of Kasfjord. Elgsnes is located at the tip of a narrow peninsula, looking across the Toppsundet strait at the village of Grøtavær on the island of Grytøya. Elgsnes Chapel is located in this village.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elgsnes" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-08-27.