Terråk

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Terråk
Village
Terråk is located in Nordland
Terråk
Terråk
Location in Nordland
Coordinates: 65°05′13″N 12°22′17″E / 65.08694°N 12.37139°E / 65.08694; 12.37139Coordinates: 65°05′13″N 12°22′17″E / 65.08694°N 12.37139°E / 65.08694; 12.37139
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Nordland
District Helgeland
Municipality Bindal
Area[1]
 • Total 0.71 km2 (0.27 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 566
 • Density 797/km2 (2,060/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 7980 Terråk

Terråk is a village and the administrative centre of the municipality of Bindal in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located in the eastern part of the municipality, along the shore of the Sørfjorden arm of the Bindalsfjorden. The nearby Vassås Bridge connects Terråk to the village of Vassås just to the north.

The 0.71-square-kilometre (180-acre) village has a population (2011) of 566. The population density is 797 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,060 /sq mi).[1] Terråk is the commercial center for the municipality. Boat building has been historically important in the area, which is why the village hosts the annual Nordland boat regatta.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2011). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Terråk" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2011-11-01. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Terråk – tettsted" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-11-01.