Elsfjord

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Elsfjord
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Elsfjord is located in Nordland
Elsfjord
Elsfjord
Location in Nordland
Elsfjord is located in Norway
Elsfjord
Elsfjord
Elsfjord (Norway)
Coordinates: 66°06′12″N 13°32′54″E / 66.1032°N 13.5483°E / 66.1032; 13.5483Coordinates: 66°06′12″N 13°32′54″E / 66.1032°N 13.5483°E / 66.1032; 13.5483
CountryNorway
RegionNorthern Norway
CountyNordland
DistrictHelgeland
MunicipalityVefsn Municipality
Elevation[1]3 m (10 ft)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code8672 Elsfjord

Elsfjord is a village in Vefsn Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located at the end of the Elsfjorden, about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northeast of the town of Mosjøen. The European route E06 highway is accessed about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) south of the village. Elsfjord Church is located in the village.[2]

The village was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Elsfjord during its existence from 1929 to 1964.

The Nordlandsbanen railway line passes through the village, stopping at Elsfjord Station.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elsfjord, Vefsn (Nordland)". yr.no. Retrieved 2018-09-18.
  2. ^ a b Thorsnæs, Geir, ed. (2011-11-27). "Elsfjord – tettbebyggelse i Vefsn". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-09-18.

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