Norsjö

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Norsjö
Norsjö Church in June 2012
Norsjö Church in June 2012
Norsjö is located in Sweden
Norsjö
Norsjö
Coordinates: 64°55′N 19°29′E / 64.917°N 19.483°E / 64.917; 19.483Coordinates: 64°55′N 19°29′E / 64.917°N 19.483°E / 64.917; 19.483
Country Sweden
Province Västerbotten
County Västerbotten County
Municipality Norsjö Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 2.40 km2 (0.93 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 2,051
 • Density 854/km2 (2,210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Norsjö is a locality and the seat of Norsjö Municipality in Västerbotten County, Sweden with 2,051 inhabitants in 2010.[1] It is the birthplace of Swedish writer Torgny Lindgren and American author Charlotte Agell, who currently resides in Maine.

Norsjö also plays a part in the Stieg Larsson novel The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.