Moen, Troms

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Moen
Village
Moen is located in Troms
Moen
Moen
Location in Troms
Coordinates: 69°07′49″N 18°36′44″E / 69.13028°N 18.61222°E / 69.13028; 18.61222Coordinates: 69°07′49″N 18°36′44″E / 69.13028°N 18.61222°E / 69.13028; 18.61222
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Troms
District Midt-Troms
Municipality Målselv
Area[1]
 • Total 0.88 km2 (0.34 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 11 m (36 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 864
 • Density 982/km2 (2,540/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 9321 Moen

Moen is a village area and the administrative centre of the municipality of Målselv in Troms county, Norway. Moen is located in the Målselvdalen valley about 10 km (6.2 mi) north of the village of Andselv and Bardufoss Airport. The 0.88-square-kilometre (220-acre) village has a population (2013) of 864, which gives the village a population density of 982 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,540 /sq mi).[1]

The village is divided by the Målselva river and European route E6 into the Olsborg area in the north and the Moen area in the south. Most of the shops and schools are located in Olsborg, while the municipal offices are located in Moen. Målselv Church is located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north of the village.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Moen" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-10-09.