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This article is about the island in Norway. For the country in Oceania, see Australia. For the country in Europe, see Austria. For the Canadian band, see Austra (band). For AUSTRA, the Association of USTR Alumni, see Association of USTR Alumni (AUSTRA).
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Aerial view from the east towards west, of Bindal municipality in Nordland county, Norway.
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Location in Nordland
Location Nord-Trøndelag and Nordland, Norway
Coordinates 65°05′01″N 11°52′37″E / 65.0837°N 11.8769°E / 65.0837; 11.8769Coordinates: 65°05′01″N 11°52′37″E / 65.0837°N 11.8769°E / 65.0837; 11.8769
Area 88 km2 (34 sq mi)
Length 21 km (13 mi)
Width 6.5 km (4.04 mi)
Coastline 61 km (37.9 mi)
Highest elevation 588 m (1,929 ft)
Highest point Romsskåla
Counties Nord-Trøndelag, Nordland
Municipalities Nærøy, Leka, Bindal

Austra is an island on the border between Nord-Trøndelag and Nordland counties in Norway. The 88-square-kilometre (34 sq mi) island is shared between the municipalities of Bindal, Leka and Nærøy. The highest point is the 588-metre-tall (1,929 ft) Romsskåla.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Austra" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-09-23.