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View of the village
View of the village
Leikong is located in Møre og Romsdal
Location in Møre og Romsdal
Leikong is located in Norway
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
 • 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]


  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.