Medjå

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Medjå / Grong
Village
Medjå / Grong is located in Nord-Trøndelag
Medjå / Grong
Medjå / Grong
Location in Nord-Trøndelag
Coordinates: 64°27′50″N 12°18′51″E / 64.46389°N 12.31417°E / 64.46389; 12.31417Coordinates: 64°27′50″N 12°18′51″E / 64.46389°N 12.31417°E / 64.46389; 12.31417
Country Norway
Region Trøndelag
County Nord-Trøndelag
District Namdalen
Municipality Grong
Area[1]
 • Total 1.48 km2 (0.57 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 29 m (95 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,059
 • Density 716/km2 (1,850/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 7870 Grong

Medjå or Grong is a village which serves as the administrative center of the municipality of Grong in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. It is located along the river Namsen, at the confluence with the river Sanddøla.[3] The Nordlandsbanen railway line runs along the eastern part of the village, stopping at Grong Station. The European route E6 highway runs through the western edge of the village. Grong Church, the main church for the area, is also located in this village. The 1.48-square-kilometre (370-acre) village has a population (2011) of 1,059. The population density is 716 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,850/sq mi).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2011). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Medjå" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2011-09-01. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Mediå" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-09-01.