Lepsøya

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Lepsøya
Lepsoeya.jpg
View of Lepsøya
Lepsøya is located in Møre og Romsdal
Lepsøya
Lepsøya
Location in Møre og Romsdal
Geography
LocationSunnmøre, Norway
Coordinates62°37′17″N 6°10′12″E / 62.6213°N 6.1699°E / 62.6213; 6.1699Coordinates: 62°37′17″N 6°10′12″E / 62.6213°N 6.1699°E / 62.6213; 6.1699
Area12.1 km2 (4.7 sq mi)
Length5.7 km (3.54 mi)
Width3 km (1.9 mi)
Highest elevation490 m (1,610 ft)
Highest pointGoaldet
Administration
CountyMøre og Romsdal
MunicipalityHaram Municipality

Lepsøya (or Løvsøya) is an island in Haram Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The island is located in the western part of the municipality, with the Haramsfjorden and the island of Haramsøya to the northeast; the Vigrafjorden and the island of Vigra (in Giske Municipality) to the southwest; and Bjørnøya, Terøya, and the mainland to the southeast.

The island is connected to the mainland and to the village of Austnes on Haramsøya island via a car ferry. The population of the island (2001) was 419. Most of the population lives on the southeastern side of the island, near the ferry port.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Lepsøya" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-10-20.