|• Total||0.79 km2 (0.31 sq mi)|
|Elevation||7 m (23 ft)|
|• Density||1,084/km2 (2,810/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|Post Code||9152 Sørkjosen|
Sørkjosen (Northern Sami: Reaššegeahči, Kven: Rässikäinen) is a village in the municipality of Nordreisa in Troms county, Norway. The village is located along the shores of the Reisafjorden about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) northwest of the municipal center of Storslett. Sørkjosen has many industries including fishing, dairy production, and a sawmill. The 0.79-square-kilometre (200-acre) village has a population (2013) of 856, which gives the village a population density of 1,084 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,810/sq mi).
Sørkjosen hosts several preserved historical buildings that are part of the Nord-Troms Museum. The other exhibitions are in neighboring municipalities of Lyngen, Storfjord, Kåfjord, Skjervøy, and Kvænangen.
The European route E6 connects Sørkjosen with the town of Alta (and the rest of Finnmark) to the east, and the city of Tromsø to the west. Sørkjosen Airport is located within the urban area of the village, on the shore of Reisafjorden, at its southern end. Widerøe provides air services to Tromsø, Hammerfest, and Kirkenes from Sørkjosen.
- Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.".
- "Sørkjosen" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-12-22.
- Sandnes, Jørn; Stemhaug, Ola, eds. (1997). Norsk stadnamnleksikon. Oslo: Det Norske Samlaget. ISBN 82-521-4905-7.
- Store norske leksikon. "Sørkjosen" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-12-22.
- Nord-Troms Museum