Hareid (village)

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Hareid
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Hareid is located in Møre og Romsdal
Hareid
Hareid
Hareid is located in Norway
Hareid
Hareid
Location in Møre og Romsdal
Coordinates: 62°22′13″N 06°01′44″E / 62.37028°N 6.02889°E / 62.37028; 6.02889Coordinates: 62°22′13″N 06°01′44″E / 62.37028°N 6.02889°E / 62.37028; 6.02889
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Møre og Romsdal
District Sunnmøre
Municipality Hareid Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 2.53 km2 (0.98 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 3 m (10 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 3,245
 • Density 1,283/km2 (3,320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 6060 Hareid

Hareid is the administrative centre of Hareid Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The village is located on the eastern coast of the island of Hareidlandet, along the Sulafjorden. The village has a shopping center, some industry, a hotel, and Hareid Church. The 2.53-square-kilometre (630-acre) village has a population (2013) of 3,245; giving the village a population density of 1,283 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,320/sq mi).[1][3]

The Norwegian County Road 61 runs from Hareid to the town of Ulsteinvik on the other side of the island. There is also a ferry that runs between Hareid and Sulesund across the Sulafjorden on the island of Sula. There is another road heading north from Hareid to the village of Brandal, and it heads south to the village of Hjørungavåg.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Hareid" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2013-08-02. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Hareid – tettstedet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-08-02.