Leikong

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Leikong
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Leikong is located in Møre og Romsdal
Leikong
Leikong
Location in Møre og Romsdal
Leikong is located in Norway
Leikong
Leikong
Leikong (Norway)
Coordinates: 62°14′49″N 05°46′54″E / 62.24694°N 5.78167°E / 62.24694; 5.78167Coordinates: 62°14′49″N 05°46′54″E / 62.24694°N 5.78167°E / 62.24694; 5.78167
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Møre og Romsdal
District Sunnmøre
Municipality Herøy Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 0.37 km2 (0.14 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 14 m (46 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 343
 • Density 927/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 6080 Gurskøy

Leikong is a village in Herøy Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The village is located on the eastern side of the island of Gurskøya. Historically, Leikong has been a regional centre for trade. It is located along a main road on the island of Gurskøya, but it is also located along the confluence of several fjords: Vartdalsfjorden, Voldsfjorden, Ørstafjorden, and Rovdefjorden. The village is home to Leikanger Church. The 0.37-square-kilometre (91-acre) village has a population (2013) of 343, giving the village a population density of 927 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,400/sq mi).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality". 
  2. ^ "Leikong" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2013-08-17.