Bjørøya

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Bjørøya
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Bjørøya is located in Trøndelag
Bjørøya
Bjørøya
Location of the island
Bjørøya is located in Norway
Bjørøya
Bjørøya
Bjørøya (Norway)
Geography
Location Trøndelag, Norway
Coordinates 64°34′25″N 10°49′16″E / 64.5735°N 10.8211°E / 64.5735; 10.8211Coordinates: 64°34′25″N 10°49′16″E / 64.5735°N 10.8211°E / 64.5735; 10.8211
Area 3.8 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Length 2.7 km (1.68 mi)
Width 2.5 km (1.55 mi)
Highest elevation 130 m (430 ft)
Highest point Sørfjellet
Administration
Norway
County Trøndelag
Municipality Flatanger
Demographics
Population 0

Bjørøya is an island in the Folda sea, just south of the Namsenfjorden in the municipality of Flatanger in Trøndelag county, Norway. The 3.8-square-kilometre (1.5 sq mi) island lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) east of the island of Villa and about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north of the island of Lauvøya. The island has several large peat bogs as well as a farm. Ellingråsa Lighthouse is located on the northwest part of the island. There island has had no permanent residents since the 1970s.[1]

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  1. ^ Rosvold, Knut A., ed. (2011-12-18). "Bjørøya". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-04-16.