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View of the village
View of the village
Ersfjordbotn is located in Troms
Location in Troms
Ersfjordbotn is located in Norway
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
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Troms
District Midt-Troms
Municipality Tromsø Municipality
 • Total 0.31 km2 (0.12 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 0.5 m (1.6 ft)
Population (2017)[1]
 • Total 499
 • Density 1,610/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 9107 Kvaløya

Ersfjordbotn is a village in Tromsø Municipality in Troms 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]

View of Ersfjorden in the winter, up behind the village of Ersfjordbotn (Dec 2012)

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]


  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2017). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality". 
  2. ^ "Ersfjordbotn" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-12-14. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Ersfjordbotn" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-12-14.