Skaland

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Skaland
Village
Skaland is located in Troms
Skaland
Skaland
Location in Troms
Skaland is located in Norway
Skaland
Skaland
Skaland (Norway)
Coordinates: 69°26′40″N 17°17′53″E / 69.44444°N 17.29806°E / 69.44444; 17.29806Coordinates: 69°26′40″N 17°17′53″E / 69.44444°N 17.29806°E / 69.44444; 17.29806
CountryNorway
RegionNorthern Norway
CountyTroms
DistrictMidt-Troms
MunicipalityBerg
Elevation4 m (13 ft)
Population
(2001)
236
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
9385 Skaland

Skaland is the administrative center of the municipality of Berg in Troms county, Norway. The village is located on the shores of the Bergsfjorden on the northwest side of the island of Senja, about 15 km (9.3 mi) to the southwest of the village of Senjahopen and about 70 km (43 mi) southwest of the city of Tromsø. The village of Finnsæter is located about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) across the fjord to the south. The population (2001) was 236.[2]

Other than municipal services, the main employer in the area is the graphite factory, Skaland Grafitverk which was founded in 1917. Berg Church is also located in the village.[3][4][5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Skaland" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-12-03.
  2. ^ Statistisk sentralbyrå (2001). "Folke- og boligtellingen 2001, kommune- og bydelshefter 1929 Berg" (PDF) (in Norwegian).
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Skaland" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-12-03.
  4. ^ Pål Thonstad Sandvik. "Skaland Grafitverk". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved 2018-04-01.
  5. ^ "Berg kirkested". Kulturminnesøk. Retrieved 2018-04-01.