View of the village
|• Total||0.32 km2 (0.12 sq mi)|
|Elevation||0.5 m (1.6 ft)|
|• Density||1,438/km2 (3,720/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|Post Code||9107 Kvaløya|
Ersfjordbotn is a village at the end of the Ersfjorden on the island of Kvaløya in the municipality of Tromsø in Troms county, Norway. The village sits on an isthmus between the Ersfjorden and the Kaldfjorden, about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) west of the city of Tromsø. The villages of Kjosen and Kvaløysletta are located just to the east of Ersfjordbotn.
Ersfjordbotn is slowly moving from a traditional rural settlement to a suburb of Tromsø, and most people work in Tromsø, half an hour's drive away. The 0.32-square-kilometre (79-acre) village has a population (2013) of 460, which gives the village a population density of 1,438 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,720 /sq mi).
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