Høylandet (village)

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Høylandet
Village
Aerial view of the village
Aerial view of the village
Høylandet is located in Trøndelag
Høylandet
Høylandet
Location of the village
Høylandet is located in Norway
Høylandet
Høylandet
Høylandet (Norway)
Coordinates: 64°37′43″N 12°18′10″E / 64.6285°N 12.3028°E / 64.6285; 12.3028Coordinates: 64°37′43″N 12°18′10″E / 64.6285°N 12.3028°E / 64.6285; 12.3028
CountryNorway
RegionCentral Norway
CountyTrøndelag
DistrictNamdalen
MunicipalityHøylandet
Area
 • Total0.43 km2 (0.17 sq mi)
Elevation23 m (75 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total338
 • Density786/km2 (2,040/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
7977 Høylandet

Høylandet is the administrative centre of Høylandet municipality in Trøndelag county, Norway. The village is located lies along the river Søråa in the southern part of Høylandet, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northeast of the village of Vassbotna and about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) northwest of the village of Gartland (and access to the European route E6 highway and the Nordlandsbanen railway). The Norwegian County Road 17 runs through Høylandet. Høylandet Church is located on the north side of the village.

The 0.43-square-kilometre (110-acre) village has a population (2018) of 338 and a population density of 786 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,040/sq mi).[1]

Name[edit]

The name of the village (and municipality) comes from the Old Norse form of the name: Høylandir. The first element is høy which means "hay" and the last element is the plural form of land which means "land" or "region". The name was historically spelled Hølandet.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2018). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Høylandet (Trøndelag)". yr.no. Retrieved 2018-04-28.
  3. ^ Rygh, Oluf (1903). Norske gaardnavne: Nordre Trondhjems amt (dokpro.uio.no) (in Norwegian) (15 ed.). Kristiania, Norge: W. C. Fabritius & sønners bogtrikkeri. p. 267.