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Gursken is located in Møre og Romsdal
Location in Møre og Romsdal
Coordinates: 62°13′48″N 05°37′11″E / 62.23000°N 5.61972°E / 62.23000; 5.61972Coordinates: 62°13′48″N 05°37′11″E / 62.23000°N 5.61972°E / 62.23000; 5.61972
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Møre og Romsdal
District Sunnmøre
Municipality Sande
Elevation[1] 3 m (10 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 6082 Gursken

Gursken is a village in the municipality of Sande in Møre og Romsdal county in the western part of Norway. The village is situated on Gurskøya island in the southwestern part of Møre og Romsdal. Gursken Church is located here. Neighboring villages are Gjerdsvika and Larsnes. The former Norwegian football player Jan Åge Fjørtoft hails from Gursken.


Myklebust Verft is the largest employer in the village. There is a primary school in the village called Vågen skule. A grocery store is located nearby at the end of the fjord.


  1. ^ "Gursken" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-09-16.