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Storforshei is located in Nordland
Location in Nordland
Coordinates: 66°24′05″N 14°32′07″E / 66.40139°N 14.53528°E / 66.40139; 14.53528Coordinates: 66°24′05″N 14°32′07″E / 66.40139°N 14.53528°E / 66.40139; 14.53528
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Nordland
District Helgeland
Municipality Rana
 • Total 0.62 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 106 m (348 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 615
 • Density 992/km2 (2,570/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 8630 Storforshei

Storforshei is a village in the Dunderlandsdal valley in the municipality of Rana in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of the town of Mo i Rana. The 0.62-square-kilometre (150-acre) village has a population (2013) of 615. The population density is 992 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,570/sq mi).[1] The village is located along the river Ranelva. The European route E06 highway and the Nordlandsbanen railway line both pass through the village.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Storforshei" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-12-28. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Storforshei" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-12-28.