Ersfjordbotn

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Ersfjordbotn
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Ersfjordbotn is located in Troms og Finnmark
Ersfjordbotn
Ersfjordbotn
Location of the village
Ersfjordbotn is located in Norway
Ersfjordbotn
Ersfjordbotn
Ersfjordbotn (Norway)
Coordinates: 69°41′38″N 18°36′18″E / 69.69389°N 18.60500°E / 69.69389; 18.60500Coordinates: 69°41′38″N 18°36′18″E / 69.69389°N 18.60500°E / 69.69389; 18.60500
CountryNorway
RegionNorthern Norway
CountyTroms og Finnmark
DistrictMidt-Troms
MunicipalityTromsø Municipality
Area
 • Total0.31 km2 (0.12 sq mi)
Elevation0.5 m (1.6 ft)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total499
 • Density1,610/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
9107 Kvaløya

Ersfjordbotn is a village in Tromsø Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The village is located on an isthmus between the Ersfjorden and the Kaldfjorden on the island of Kvaløya. It is about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) west of the city of Tromsø. The villages of Kjosen and Kvaløysletta are located just to the east of Ersfjordbotn.[3]

Ersfjordbotn is slowly moving from a traditional rural settlement to a suburb of Tromsø, and most people work in Tromsø, half an hour's drive away. The 0.31-square-kilometre (77-acre) village has a population (2017) of 499 which gives the village a population density of 1,610 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,200/sq mi).[1]

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References

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2017). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Ersfjordbotn" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-12-14.
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Ersfjordbotn" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-12-14.