Fillan, Norway

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Fillan
Village
Fillan is located in Trøndelag
Fillan
Fillan
Location of the village
Fillan is located in Norway
Fillan
Fillan
Fillan (Norway)
Coordinates: 63°36′23″N 8°58′11″E / 63.6063°N 08.9696°E / 63.6063; 08.9696Coordinates: 63°36′23″N 8°58′11″E / 63.6063°N 08.9696°E / 63.6063; 08.9696
CountryNorway
RegionCentral Norway
CountyTrøndelag
DistrictFosen
MunicipalityHitra
Area
 • Total1.08 km2 (0.42 sq mi)
Elevation35 m (115 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total1,058
 • Density980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
7240 Hitra

Fillan is the administrative centre of Hitra municipality in Trøndelag county, Norway. The village is located on the northeastern side of the island of Hitra, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of the village of Ansnes. The island of Fjellværsøya lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the northeast, across the Fillfjorden.

The 1.08-square-kilometre (270-acre) village has a population (2018) of 1,058 and a population density of 980 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,500/sq mi).[1]

The village was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Fillan that existed from 1886 until 1964. Fillan Church is located in the village.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2018). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Fillan, Hitra (Trøndelag)". yr.no. Retrieved 2018-02-15.