Stryn (village)

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Stryn
Tonning
Village
View of the village (looking northeast)
View of the village (looking northeast)
Stryn is located in Sogn og Fjordane
Stryn
Stryn
Location in Sogn og Fjordane county
Coordinates: 61°54′09″N 06°43′04″E / 61.90250°N 6.71778°E / 61.90250; 6.71778Coordinates: 61°54′09″N 06°43′04″E / 61.90250°N 6.71778°E / 61.90250; 6.71778
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Sogn og Fjordane
District Nordfjord
Municipality Stryn Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 1.81 km2 (0.70 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 2,300
 • Density 1,271/km2 (3,290/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 6783 Stryn

Stryn is the administrative centre of Stryn Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. The village is located on the shore of a small bay off of the main Nordfjorden. The mouth of the river Stryneelva is in the village. The village sits about 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) west of the village of Nedstryn.[3]

The 1.81-square-kilometre (450-acre) village has a population (2013) of 2,300; giving the village a population density of 1,271 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,290 /sq mi).[1] It is the largest settlement in the municipality and it is home to the municipal administration, a school, and commercial centre. The village sits at the intersection of Norwegian National Road 15 and Norwegian County Road 60, a major crossroads in the Inner Nordfjord region.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Stryn" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2013-10-11. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Stryn tettsted" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-10-11.