Råkvåg

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Råkvåg
Råkvågen
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Råkvåg is located in Sør-Trøndelag
Råkvåg
Råkvåg
Råkvåg is located in Norway
Råkvåg
Råkvåg
Location in Sør-Trøndelag
Coordinates: 63°45′45″N 10°04′40″E / 63.76250°N 10.07778°E / 63.76250; 10.07778Coordinates: 63°45′45″N 10°04′40″E / 63.76250°N 10.07778°E / 63.76250; 10.07778
Country Norway
Region Trøndelag
County Sør-Trøndelag
District Fosen
Municipality Rissa
Area[1]
 • Total 0.39 km2 (0.15 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 50 m (160 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 238
 • Density 610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 7114 Råkvåg

Råkvåg, (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈrɔkˌʋɔg]) or Råkvågen is a village in the municipality of Rissa in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. It is located at the inner part of the Stjørnfjord in the northern part of Rissa. It is about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north of Husbysjøen and about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of Høybakken in Bjugn. The Ramsvik Church lies just south of the village.

The 0.39-square-kilometre (96-acre) village has a population (2013) of 238. This gives it a population density of 610 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,600/sq mi).[1]

Råkvåg is popular with boat owners. It has become a tradition to meet here on one weekend during the summer (known as Råkvåg-dagene), when boats of all sizes and people of all ages gather to relax and socialize. Råkvåg-dagene is usually organized the last weekend of July.[3]

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