Follafoss

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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
Country Norway
Region Central Norway
County Trøndelag
District Innherred
Municipality Verran
Area[1]
 • Total 0.7 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 18 m (59 ft)
Population (2017)[1]
 • Total 399
 • Density 570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
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 (2017) of 399 which gives the village a population density of 570 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,500/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]

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