Råkvåg

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Råkvåg

Råkvågen
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Råkvåg is located in Trøndelag
Råkvåg
Råkvåg
Location of the village
Råkvåg is located in Norway
Råkvåg
Råkvåg
Råkvåg (Norway)
Coordinates: 63°45′44″N 10°04′34″E / 63.7621°N 10.0761°E / 63.7621; 10.0761Coordinates: 63°45′44″N 10°04′34″E / 63.7621°N 10.0761°E / 63.7621; 10.0761
CountryNorway
RegionCentral Norway
CountyTrøndelag
DistrictFosen
MunicipalityIndre Fosen
Area
 • Total0.44 km2 (0.17 sq mi)
Elevation14 m (46 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total234
 • Density532/km2 (1,380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
7114 Råkvåg

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

The 0.44-square-kilometre (110-acre) village has a population (2018) of 234 and a population density of 532 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,380/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]

References

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2018). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Råkvåg, Indre Fosen (Trøndelag)". yr.no. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  3. ^ Janna Myerscough Aarvik (6 September 2009). "Kulturdagane i Lysøysund". Archived from the original on 19 August 2014.