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Location in Sør-Trøndelag
Location Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
Coordinates 63°34′45″N 8°31′43″E / 63.5791°N 8.5286°E / 63.5791; 8.5286Coordinates: 63°34′45″N 8°31′43″E / 63.5791°N 8.5286°E / 63.5791; 8.5286
Area 13 km2 (5.0 sq mi)
Length 3.5 km (2.17 mi)
Width 6.5 km (4.04 mi)
Coastline 22 km (13.7 mi)
Highest elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Highest point Reitmarkåsen
County Sør-Trøndelag
Municipality Hitra

Helgbustadøya (sometimes Helgebustad or Helgebostad) is an island in the municipality of Hitra in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. It is an island located in the Straumsfjorden just off the northwestern coast of the island of Hitra, just east of the Bispøyan islands, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northeast of the village of Kvenvær, and about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) southwest of Melandsjøen.[1]

The eastern third of the island has a pine forest that is a nature reserve and the western two-thirds is a rocky, barren plateau that has many ponds and marsh areas.


  1. ^ "Helgbustadøya" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2010-12-29.