Skjold, Troms

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Skjold is located in Troms
Location in Troms
Coordinates: 69°N 19°E / 69°N 19°E / 69; 19Coordinates: 69°N 19°E / 69°N 19°E / 69; 19
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Troms
District Midt-Troms
Municipality Målselv
 • Total 0.75 km2 (0.29 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 89 m (292 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 242
 • Density 323/km2 (840/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 9334 Øverbygd

Skjold is a village in the municipality of Målselv in Troms county, Norway. Skjold is located 30 km (19 mi) east of Andselv at the confluence of the Målselva and Fjellfrøselva rivers. The village of Holmen lies just east of Skjold. The 0.75-square-kilometre (190-acre) village has a population (2013) of 242, which gives the village a population density of 323 inhabitants per square kilometre (840 /sq mi).[1]

The Skjold army base is located just north of the village of Skjold. It is home to the Brigade Nord (Northern brigade) of the Norwegian Army.


  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Skjold" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-10-09.