Aure, Sykkylven

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Aure
Sykkylven
Village
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Aure is located in Møre og Romsdal
Aure
Aure
Location in Møre og Romsdal
Coordinates: 62°23′28″N 06°34′48″E / 62.39111°N 6.58000°E / 62.39111; 6.58000Coordinates: 62°23′28″N 06°34′48″E / 62.39111°N 6.58000°E / 62.39111; 6.58000
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Møre og Romsdal
District Sunnmøre
Municipality Sykkylven
Area[1]
 • Total 3.32 km2 (1.28 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 20 m (70 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 4,258
 • Density 1,283/km2 (3,320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 6230 Sykkylven

Aure (also called Sykkylven) is the administrative center of Sykkylven Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The village is located along the eastern shore of the Sykkylvsfjorden. It is about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north of Straumgjerde and 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) east of Ikornnes (via the Sykkylven Bridge).

The 3.32-square-kilometre (820-acre) village has a population (2013) of 4,258; giving the village a population density of 1,283 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,320/sq mi), making it the largest urban area in the municipality.[1] Sykkylven Church is located in this village. The village is home to various types of industry, especially furniture building, woodworking, and mechanical engineering.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Aure" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2010-10-06. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Sykkylven – tettstedet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-07-01.