Austnes

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Austnes
Village
Austnes in the center, along the shore
Austnes in the center, along the shore
Austnes is located in Møre og Romsdal
Austnes
Austnes
Austnes is located in Norway
Austnes
Austnes
Location in Møre og Romsdal
Coordinates: 62°38′12″N 06°16′15″E / 62.63667°N 6.27083°E / 62.63667; 6.27083Coordinates: 62°38′12″N 06°16′15″E / 62.63667°N 6.27083°E / 62.63667; 6.27083
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Møre og Romsdal
District Sunnmøre
Municipality Haram Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 0.52 km2 (0.20 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 30 m (100 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 387
 • Density 744/km2 (1,930/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 6290 Haramsøy

Austnes is a village in Haram Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is located on the southeast side of the island of Haramsøya, about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) southwest of the village of Longva via the Ullasund Bridge. The Ulla lighthouse is located about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) to the north of Austnes.[3] The historic Haram Church is located in Austnes.

The 0.52-square-kilometre (130-acre) village has a population of 387, giving it a population density of 744 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,930/sq mi).[1] There is a ferry connection from Austnes to Kjerstad on nearby Lepsøya island and also to Gjerdet on the mainland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Austnes" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2010-10-20. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Austnes" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-10-20. 

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