Larsnes

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Larsnes
Village
Larsnes is located in Møre og Romsdal
Larsnes
Larsnes
Larsnes is located in Norway
Larsnes
Larsnes
Location in Møre og Romsdal
Coordinates: 62°12′10″N 05°34′38″E / 62.20278°N 5.57722°E / 62.20278; 5.57722Coordinates: 62°12′10″N 05°34′38″E / 62.20278°N 5.57722°E / 62.20278; 5.57722
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Møre og Romsdal
District Sunnmøre
Municipality Sande Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 0.48 km2 (0.19 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 609
 • Density 1,269/km2 (3,290/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 6084 Larsnes

Larsnes is the administrative centre of the municipality of Sande in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is located on the southwest side of the island of Gurskøya, about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) east of the island of Kvamsøya, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) southwest of the village of Gursken, and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southwest of the town of Ulsteinvik.

The 0.48-square-kilometre (120-acre) village has a population (2013) of 609, giving the village a population density of 1,269 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,290/sq mi).[1] The village is home to manufacturing industry, fish processing, fish farming, and cement production. Larsnes Chapel is located in this village.[3]

Historically, Larsnes was part of the short-lived municipality of Rovde from 1905-1964.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Larsnes" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2010-09-15. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Larsnes" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-09-15.