Gryllefjord

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Gryllefjord
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Gryllefjord is located in Troms
Gryllefjord
Gryllefjord
Gryllefjord is located in Norway
Gryllefjord
Gryllefjord
Location in Troms
Coordinates: 69°21′46″N 17°03′10″E / 69.36278°N 17.05278°E / 69.36278; 17.05278Coordinates: 69°21′46″N 17°03′10″E / 69.36278°N 17.05278°E / 69.36278; 17.05278
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Troms
District Midt-Troms
Municipality Torsken
Area[1]
 • Total 0.25 km2 (0.10 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 3 m (10 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 369
 • Density 1,476/km2 (3,820/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 9380 Gryllefjord

Gryllefjord is a fishing village and also the administrative centre of Torsken municipality, on the island of Senja, in Troms county, Norway. It is located along the Gryllefjorden in the northern part of the municipality. The 0.25-square-kilometre (62-acre) village has a population (2013) of 369, which gives the village a population density of 1,476 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,820/sq mi).[1]

The Andenes–Gryllefjord Ferry, is a car ferry service that runs during the summer to Andenes on the island of Andøya. The village is connected by road to the village of Torsken, about 4 km (2.5 mi) south, and to the larger community of Finnsnes, about 60 km (37 mi) east.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Gryllefjord" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-12-02. 

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