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View of the village
View of the village
Gryllefjord is located in Troms og Finnmark
Location of the village
Gryllefjord is located in Norway
Gryllefjord (Norway)
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
RegionNorthern Norway
CountyTroms og Finnmark
MunicipalitySenja Municipality
 • Total0.25 km2 (0.10 sq mi)
Elevation3 m (10 ft)
 • Total383
 • Density1,532/km2 (3,970/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
9380 Gryllefjord

Gryllefjord is a fishing village in Senja Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. It is located on the island of Senja, along the Gryllefjorden in the northern part of the municipality. The 0.25-square-kilometre (62-acre) village has a population (2017) of 383 which gives the village a population density of 1,532 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,970/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.

The village was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Torsken which existed until 1 January 2020 when it was merged into Senja Municipality.

There is one nursing home (as of 2021).[3]


  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2017). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Gryllefjord" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-12-02.
  3. ^ "Tapt fortid". Klassekampen. 6 July 2021. P. 9

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