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Ottersøya is located in Nord-Trøndelag
Location in Nord-Trøndelag
Coordinates: 64°51′22″N 11°17′21″E / 64.85611°N 11.28917°E / 64.85611; 11.28917Coordinates: 64°51′22″N 11°17′21″E / 64.85611°N 11.28917°E / 64.85611; 11.28917
Country Norway
Region Trøndelag
County Nord-Trøndelag
District Namdalen
Municipality Nærøy
 • Total 0.31 km2 (0.12 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 7 m (23 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 210
 • Density 677/km2 (1,750/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 7940 Ottersøy

Ottersøya is a village in the municipality of Nærøy in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. It is located at the southwestern end of the Kvingra peninsula, just across the Nærøysundet from Rørvik. It is much closer to Rørvik (in Vikna) than to its own municipal centre, Kolvereid. The village of Torstad lies about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) north of Ottersøya. The 0.31-square-kilometre (77-acre) village has a population (2013) of 210, giving the village a population density of 677 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,750 /sq mi).[1][3] Just south of Ottersøya village lie the Marøysund Bridge and Nærøysund Bridge which connect Nærøy to Vikna.


  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Ottersøya" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-09-29. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Ottersøy" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-09-29.