Fossmoen

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Fossmoen
Village
Fossmoen is located in Troms
Fossmoen
Fossmoen
Fossmoen is located in Norway
Fossmoen
Fossmoen
Location in Troms
Coordinates: 69°02′44″N 18°35′38″E / 69.04556°N 18.59389°E / 69.04556; 18.59389Coordinates: 69°02′44″N 18°35′38″E / 69.04556°N 18.59389°E / 69.04556; 18.59389
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Troms
District Midt-Troms
Municipality Målselv
Elevation[1] 54 m (177 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 9325 Bardufoss

Fossmoen is a small village in the Bardufoss area of the municipality of Målselv in Troms county, Norway. It is located about 4 km (2.5 mi) southeast of Bardufoss Airport and the village of Andselv. The village is named after the nearby Bardufossen waterfall. The village of Fossmoen is located about 3 km (1.9 mi) west of the famous waterfall Målselvfossen. The population of Fossmoen (2001) was 147.[2]

The local Fossmotunet folklore museum, which is a part of the Midt-Troms Museum is located here. It is built as a farm from the 19th century, using original buildings from Målselv. The museum is open to visitors only in the summer season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fossmoen" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-10-08. 
  2. ^ Statistisk sentralbyrå (2001). "Folke- og boligtellingen 2001, kommune- og bydelshefter 1924 Målselv" (PDF) (in Norwegian). 

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