|Elevation||326 m (1,070 ft)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|Post Code||8680 Trofors|
Majavatn is a village in the municipality of Grane in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on the eastern shore of the lake Majavatnet, just west of the boundary of Børgefjell National Park. The village of Leiren lies about 30 kilometres (19 mi) to the northeast and the municipal center of Trofors lies about 45 kilometres (28 mi) to the north.
Both European route E6 highway and the Nordland Line pass through the village of Majavatn. Majavatn Station is the local railway station. It lies 321.74 kilometres (199.92 mi) from Trondheim and it sits at an elevation of 319.9 metres (1,050 ft) above sea level. Majavatn Church is located in the village and serves the southern part of the municipality.
During the Second World War there were confrontations between Germans and Norwegian citizens at Tangen farm. Many of the Norwegians involved were later executed by the Germans at Falstad concentration camp in 1942. These events were later known as the Majavatn affair.
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