Husøy i Senja
View of the village
|• Total||0.11 km2 (0.04 sq mi)|
|Elevation||21 m (69 ft)|
|• Density||2,591/km2 (6,710/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Post Code||9389 Husøy i Senja|
Husøy is a village in Lenvik Municipality in Troms county, Norway. The village covers the entire island of Husøy which is located in the Øyfjorden off the northwest coast of the large island of Senja. The village/island is located about 53 kilometres (33 mi) southwest of the city of Tromsø. The village of Fjordgård sits about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) across the fjord on the island of Senja.
The 0.11-square-kilometre (27-acre) village has a population (2017) of 285 which gives the village a population density of 2,591 inhabitants per square kilometre (6,710/sq mi). Up until recent times, the island was only accessible by boat; however, it is now connected to the island of Senja by a 300-metre (980 ft) long causeway. The island has a grocery store, primary and secondary school, daycare, restaurant, and Husøy Chapel.
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