Flo, Norway

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Flo
Village
Flo is located in Sogn og Fjordane
Flo
Flo
Location in Sogn og Fjordane county
Coordinates: 61°56′44″N 07°01′28″E / 61.94556°N 7.02444°E / 61.94556; 7.02444Coordinates: 61°56′44″N 07°01′28″E / 61.94556°N 7.02444°E / 61.94556; 7.02444
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Sogn og Fjordane
District Nordfjord
Municipality Stryn
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 6783 Stryn

Flo is a small village in the municipality of Stryn in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located on the northern shore of the lake Oppstrynsvatn, about 18 kilometres (11 mi) east of the municipal center of Stryn. Directly south across the lake is the Jostedalsbreen nasjonalparksenter, a visitor's center for the nearby Jostedalsbreen National Park.[1]

Flo has become famous for raising national and international footballers, all of whom are related: The brothers Kjell Rune Flo, Jostein Flo, Tore André Flo and Jarle Flo as well as their cousin Håvard Flo. In addition Kjell Rune's son Ulrik Flo and Håvard's nephew Per Egil Flo have played for Sogndal Fotball in the Tippeligaen.[2] All in all, seven members of this family have played in Tippeligaen.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flo" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  2. ^ Tomasgård, Jørn-Arne (10 June 2011). "Flo-bølgja som ikkje stoppar" (in Norwegian). Bergens Tidende. Retrieved 15 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Baardsen, Christer (22 March 2011). "Ulrik ble sjuende Flo i Tippeligaen" (in Norwegian). TV2 Sporten. Retrieved 15 August 2012.