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
Aure is located in Norway
Aure
Aure
Aure (Norway)
Coordinates: 62°23′29″N 6°34′46″E / 62.3914°N 6.5795°E / 62.3914; 6.5795Coordinates: 62°23′29″N 6°34′46″E / 62.3914°N 6.5795°E / 62.3914; 6.5795
CountryNorway
RegionWestern Norway
CountyMøre og Romsdal
DistrictSunnmøre
MunicipalitySykkylven
Area
 • Total3.38 km2 (1.31 sq mi)
Elevation8 m (26 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total4,330
 • Density1,281/km2 (3,320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
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 3.38-square-kilometre (840-acre) village has a population (2018) of 4,330 and a population density of 1,281 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,320/sq mi). It's 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] The Furniture Museum, part of the Sunnmøre Museum Foundation, is located in Aure.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2018). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Aure, Sykkylven (Møre og Romsdal)". yr.no. Retrieved 2019-08-26.
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Sykkylven – tettstedet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-07-01.
  4. ^ "Furniture Museum, Sykkylven". Stiftinga Sunnmøre Museum. Retrieved January 31, 2018.