View of Hen Church in Isfjorden
|Møre og Romsdal|
|County||Møre og Romsdal|
|• Total||1.13 km2 (0.44 sq mi)|
|Elevation||0.5 m (1.6 ft)|
|• Density||1,148/km2 (2,970/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|Post Code||6320 Isfjorden|
Isfjorden is a village in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is located about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) east of the town of Åndalsnes. The mountains Kyrkjetaket and Gjuratinden lie a few kilometers away. The historic Hen Church is located in the village. The 1.13-square-kilometre (280-acre) village has a population (2013) of 1,297 which gives the village a population density of 1,148 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,970/sq mi).
Historically there was a lot of trade between Isfjorden and the northern county of Nordland. Shoes and clothing were produced in practically every home, and eventually several factories were established. This earned Isfjorden the label "the cradle of the Norwegian clothing industry". One of the factories, "Oddfred Tokles konfeksjonsfabrikk", has been turned into a museum.
- Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.".
- "Isfjorden" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2010-10-30.
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