Senjahopen

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Senjahopen
Village
Senjahopen is located in Troms
Senjahopen
Senjahopen
Location in Troms
Senjahopen is located in Norway
Senjahopen
Senjahopen
Senjahopen (Norway)
Coordinates: 69°29′53″N 17°29′29″E / 69.49806°N 17.49139°E / 69.49806; 17.49139Coordinates: 69°29′53″N 17°29′29″E / 69.49806°N 17.49139°E / 69.49806; 17.49139
CountryNorway
RegionNorthern Norway
CountyTroms
DistrictMidt-Troms
MunicipalityBerg
Area
 • Total0.35 km2 (0.14 sq mi)
Elevation0.5 m (1.6 ft)
Population
(2017)[1]
 • Total305
 • Density871/km2 (2,260/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
9386 Senjahopen

Senjahopen or Senjehopen is a village in the municipality of Berg in Troms county, Norway. Senjahopen is located along the Mefjorden on the northwest part of the large island of Senja, where it is one of the most important fishing villages on the island. Another nearby fishing village is Mefjordvær, which located about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the northwest.[3]

Although Senjahopen is about 10 km (6.2 mi) north of the municipal center of Skaland, the trip took well over an hour to drive, until 2004 when the Geitskartunnelen opened. The new road under the mountains cut about 95 km (59 mi) off of the trip between the two villages.

The 0.35-square-kilometre (86-acre) village has a population (2017) of 305 which gives the village a population density of 871 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,260/sq mi).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2017). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Senjahopen" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-12-03.
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Senjahopen" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-12-03.