Lønsdal

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Lønsdal
Village
Polarsirkelen Høyfjellshotell in Lønsdal
Polarsirkelen Høyfjellshotell in Lønsdal
Lønsdal is located in Nordland
Lønsdal
Lønsdal
Location in Nordland
Lønsdal is located in Norway
Lønsdal
Lønsdal
Lønsdal (Norway)
Coordinates: 66°44′35″N 15°27′48″E / 66.74306°N 15.46333°E / 66.74306; 15.46333Coordinates: 66°44′35″N 15°27′48″E / 66.74306°N 15.46333°E / 66.74306; 15.46333
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Nordland
District Salten
Municipality Saltdal
Elevation[1] 511 m (1,677 ft)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code 8255 Røkland

Lønsdal is a village in the municipality of Saltdal in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located in the Lønsdal valley, along the Lønselva river. European route E06 highway and the Nordland Line both pass through the village. The village also has a train station on the Nordland Line, about halfway between Dunderland Station and Røkland Station.

View of Lønsdal Station

The village lies just east of the lake Kjemåvatnet and the mountain Ørfjellet. Due to its proximity to Junkerdal National Park and Saltfjellet–Svartisen National Park, it is mostly a tourist village. There is a hotel and it is a starting point for many hiking tours.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lønsdal" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-03-27.
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Lønsdal" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-03-27.

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