Romsdalshalvøya

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Romsdalshalvøya is located in Møre og Romsdal
Romsdalshalvøya
Location in Møre og Romsdal

Romsdalshalvøya, sometimes translated as the Romsdal Peninsula is a 1,560-square-kilometre (600 sq mi) peninsula located in the Romsdal district of Møre og Romsdal county in Norway. The peninsula encompasses the western Norwegian municipalities of Molde, Gjemnes, Fræna, Eide, and the northern part of Nesset.[1]

The Romsdal peninsula is connected to the mainland by a 5-kilometre (3.1 mi) wide isthmus between Eidsvåg and Eidsøra in Nesset. The peninsula is flanked by a number of fjords: Langfjord and Romsdalsfjord to the south, Julsund (to the west), Hustadvika to the north, Kornstadfjord and Kvernesfjord to the north-east, and Tingvollfjorden and Sunndalsfjord to the east.

About 42,000 people live on the peninsula, with another 5,000 on the adjacent islands.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Møre og Romsdal" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-11-01. 

Coordinates: 62°50′N 7°35′E / 62.833°N 7.583°E / 62.833; 7.583