Follafoss

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Follafoss
Village
Follafoss is located in Trøndelag
Follafoss
Follafoss
Location of the village
Follafoss is located in Norway
Follafoss
Follafoss
Follafoss (Norway)
Coordinates: 63°59′11″N 11°06′50″E / 63.9863°N 11.1138°E / 63.9863; 11.1138Coordinates: 63°59′11″N 11°06′50″E / 63.9863°N 11.1138°E / 63.9863; 11.1138
CountryNorway
RegionCentral Norway
CountyTrøndelag
DistrictInnherred
MunicipalityVerran
Area
 • Total0.7 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Elevation18 m (59 ft)
Population
(2018)[1]
 • Total397
 • Density567/km2 (1,470/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
7796 Follafoss

Follafoss is a village in the municipality of Verran in Trøndelag county, Norway. The village lies on the northern shore of the Beitstadfjorden, about halfway between the east and west end of the fjord. Follafoss village is about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) southwest of the village of Malm and about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) northeast of the village of Verrastranda. The Follaelva river empties into the Trondheimsfjord at Follafoss. The lakes Holden and Selavatnet both feed the river and also provide power through the Nord-Trøndelag Elektrisitetsverk power company through hydroelectric power from the dams on the lakes.

View of the Follafoss Church

The 0.7-square-kilometre (170-acre) village has a population (2018) of 397 and a population density of 567 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,470/sq mi).[1]

Follafoss Church is located in the village. There is a pulp mill in the village, MMK FollaCell A.S., which is the largest employer in the area.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2018). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Follafoss, Verran (Trøndelag)". yr.no. Retrieved 2018-04-15.
  3. ^ "Follacell" (in Norwegian).

External links