Ådalsbruk

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Ådalsbruk
Ådalsbruk Station
Ådalsbruk is located in Norway
Ådalsbruk
Ådalsbruk
Location in Norway
Coordinates: 60°47′N 11°18′E / 60.783°N 11.300°E / 60.783; 11.300
CountryNorway
CountyHedmark
MunicipalityLøten
Population
 (2008)
 • Total595

Ådalsbruk is a village in the municipality of Løten, Norway. Its population is 595.[1]

It was an old industrial site, the name taken from the iron works Aadals Brug Jernstøberi og Mek. Værksted, which existed from 1842 to 1928. The paper mill Klevfos Cellulose- og Papirfabrik existed from 1888 to 1976, but is today a museum.[2]

The village formerly had its own station, Ådalsbruk Station, on the Røros Line.[3]

Edvard Munch, the painter, was born in Ådalsbruk in 1863.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Norway (2008). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality. 1 January 2008". Archived from the original on 22 December 2008. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ "Ådalsbruk". Aschehoug og Gyldendals Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. 2007.
  3. ^ Ådalsbruk Station entry at Norsk Jernbaneklubb

Coordinates: 60°47′N 11°18′E / 60.783°N 11.300°E / 60.783; 11.300