Lein, Norway

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Lein is located in Nord-Trøndelag
Location in Nord-Trøndelag
Coordinates: 63°48′41″N 11°32′03″E / 63.81139°N 11.53417°E / 63.81139; 11.53417Coordinates: 63°48′41″N 11°32′03″E / 63.81139°N 11.53417°E / 63.81139; 11.53417
Country Norway
Region Trøndelag
County Nord-Trøndelag
District Innherred
Municipality Verdal
 • Total 0.39 km2 (0.15 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 68 m (223 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 771
 • Density 1,977/km2 (5,120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 7650 Verdal

Lein is a village in the municipality of Verdal in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. It is located about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) northeast of the municipal center of Verdalsøra and about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) northwest of Stiklestad, along the southern shore of Leksdalsvatnet. Statistics Norway classifies Lein together with the neighboring village of Forbregd as the urban area of Forbregd/Lein. The 0.39-square-kilometre (96-acre) area of Forbregd/Lein has a population (2013) of 771. This gives the area a population density of 1,977 inhabitants per square kilometre (5,120/sq mi).[1]


  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Lein" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2011-07-04.