Ler, Norway

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Ler
Village
Ler is located in Sør-Trøndelag
Ler
Ler
Location in Sør-Trøndelag
Coordinates: 63°11′52″N 10°18′10″E / 63.19778°N 10.30278°E / 63.19778; 10.30278Coordinates: 63°11′52″N 10°18′10″E / 63.19778°N 10.30278°E / 63.19778; 10.30278
Country Norway
Region Trøndelag
County Sør-Trøndelag
Districts of Norway Gauldalen
Municipality Melhus
Area[1]
 • Total 0.47 km2 (0.18 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 37 m (121 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 576
 • Density 1,226/km2 (3,180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 7234 Ler

Ler is a village in the municipality of Melhus in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. It is located along the Gaula River between the villages of Kvål and Lundamo. The 0.47-square-kilometre (120-acre) village has a population (2013) of 576. The population density of Ler is 1,226 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,180 /sq mi).[1]

Ler Station is located in the village along the Dovrebanen railway line, and it is served by commuter trains on Trønderbanen. The European route E6 highway also runs through the village.[3] The most famous citizen of the village is former prime minister Per Borten. Ler was the administrative center of the former municipality of Flå. It is also the location of Flå Church.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Ler" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2011-03-18. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Ler" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-03-18.