Åsen

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Åsen
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Åsen is located in Trøndelag
Åsen
Åsen
Location of the village
Åsen is located in Norway
Åsen
Åsen
Åsen (Norway)
Coordinates: 63°36′38″N 11°03′06″E / 63.6106°N 11.0517°E / 63.6106; 11.0517Coordinates: 63°36′38″N 11°03′06″E / 63.6106°N 11.0517°E / 63.6106; 11.0517
CountryNorway
RegionCentral Norway
CountyTrøndelag
DistrictInnherred
MunicipalityLevanger
Area
 • Total0.55 km2 (0.21 sq mi)
Elevation70 m (230 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total627
 • Density1,140/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
7630 Åsen

Åsen is a village in Levanger municipality in Trøndelag county, Norway. The village is located between the lakes Hammervatnet and Hoklingen. The European route E06 highway and the Nordlandsbanen railway line both pass through the village. The train stops at Åsen Station. The village is centered around the agriculture and forestry industries. There is also some woodworking industries, including an organ-making factory. The village is also the site of Åsen Church.[3]

The 0.55-square-kilometre (140-acre) village has a population (2022) of 1434 and a population density of 1,140 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,000/sq mi).[1]

From 1838 until 1962, the village of Åsen was the administrative centre of the municipality of Åsen.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2018). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Åsen, Levanger (Trøndelag)". yr.no. Retrieved 2018-03-31.
  3. ^ Rosvold, Knut A., ed. (2018-03-26). "Åsen – tettsted". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-03-31.