Otterøya

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Otterøya
Norway - Otterøya.png
Otterøya is located in Trøndelag
Otterøya
Otterøya
Location of the island
Otterøya is located in Norway
Otterøya
Otterøya
Otterøya (Norway)
Geography
LocationTrøndelag, Norway
Coordinates64°29′30″N 11°21′22″E / 64.4918°N 11.3561°E / 64.4918; 11.3561Coordinates: 64°29′30″N 11°21′22″E / 64.4918°N 11.3561°E / 64.4918; 11.3561
Area143 km2 (55 sq mi)
Length25 km (15.5 mi)
Width6 km (3.7 mi)
Highest elevation446 m (1,463 ft)
Highest pointTømmervikfjellet
Administration
Norway
CountyTrøndelag
MunicipalityNamsos
Demographics
Population809 (2001)
Pop. density5.7 /km2 (14.8 /sq mi)

Otterøya is an island in the municipality of Namsos in Trøndelag county, Norway. The 143-square-kilometre (55 sq mi) island is the largest island in the northern part of Trøndelag county. Otterøya sits just to the northwest of the town of Namsos on the north side of the Namsenfjorden. It is connected to the mainland by the Lokkaren Bridge. The island was once governed by the municipalities of Otterøy and Fosnes, but became a part of the municipality of Namsos in 1964. Otterøy Church is located on the island.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Thorsnæs, Geir, ed. (2014-06-25). "Otterøya – Namsos". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-04-21.