Hestvika

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Hestvika
Village
Hestvika is located in Sør-Trøndelag
Hestvika
Hestvika
Location in Sør-Trøndelag
Coordinates: 63°34′00″N 09°11′45″E / 63.56667°N 9.19583°E / 63.56667; 9.19583Coordinates: 63°34′00″N 09°11′45″E / 63.56667°N 9.19583°E / 63.56667; 9.19583
Country Norway
Region Trøndelag
County Sør-Trøndelag
District Fosen
Municipality Hitra
Area[1]
 • Total 0.33 km2 (0.13 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 20 m (70 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 265
 • Density 803/km2 (2,080/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 7247 Hestvika

Hestvika is a village in the municipality of Hitra in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. The village is located on the southeastern tip of the island of Hitra along the Trondheimsleia, about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) east of Sandstad and the Hitra Tunnel. The 0.33-square-kilometre (82-acre) village has a population (2013) of 265.[1]

Hestvika has a marina suitable for light watercraft[3] The Børøyholmen lighthouse lies about 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) to the northeast of the marina. The fishing village has various industries including fish processing.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Hestvika" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2010-12-29. 
  3. ^ "Hestvika Marina". Marinas.com. Retrieved 2010-12-30. 
  4. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Hestvika" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-12-29.