Fossmoen

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Fossmoen
Village
Fossmoen is located in Troms
Fossmoen
Fossmoen
Location in Troms
Fossmoen is located in Norway
Fossmoen
Fossmoen
Fossmoen (Norway)
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
CountryNorway
RegionNorthern Norway
CountyTroms
DistrictMidt-Troms
MunicipalityMålselv Municipality
Elevation54 m (177 ft)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
9325 Bardufoss

Fossmoen is a small village in Målselv Municipality in Troms county, Norway. It is located in the Bardufoss area, 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

  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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