Blakstad, Aust-Agder

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Blakstad, Aust-Agder
Country Norway
Region Sørlandet
County Aust-Agder
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Nidelva river running through Blakstad

Blakstad is a village which is the administrative centre of the municipality of Froland in Aust-Agder county, Norway. It is located along the river Nidelva, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northwest of the city of Arendal.[1] The village has grown together with the neighboring village of Osedalen, and the combined population (2009) is 2,083. The village area covers about 2.15 square kilometres (0.83 sq mi).[2]

The Arendal Line, a branch of the Sørland Line and part of the Norwegian State Railways stops at the Blakstad Station.