Rognan

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Rognan
Village
View of the harbour area
View of the harbour area
Rognan is located in Nordland
Rognan
Rognan
Location in Nordland
Coordinates: 67°05′43″N 15°23′16″E / 67.09528°N 15.38778°E / 67.09528; 15.38778Coordinates: 67°05′43″N 15°23′16″E / 67.09528°N 15.38778°E / 67.09528; 15.38778
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Nordland
District Salten
Municipality Saltdal
Area[1]
 • Total 2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 2,603
 • Density 1,001/km2 (2,590/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 8250 Rognan

Rognan is a village and the administrative centre of the municipality of Saltdal in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located at the innermost part of the in the Skjerstadfjorden, called the Saltdalsfjorden. It is located about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) north of the village of Røkland.[3]

Local industry includes the optical cable factory of Nexans Norway and Hepro. The Nordlandsbanen railway line and the European route E06 both pass through the village. Rognan Station is the local railway station. Saltdal Church is located in this village. The 2.6-square-kilometre (640-acre) village has a population (2013) of 2,603. The population density of the village is 1,001 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,590/sq mi).[1]

Sister cities[edit]

Rognan is twinned with the following cities:

Pedestrian zone in Rognan

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Rognan" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-03-27. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Rognan" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-03-27. 

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