Skjerstad

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Skjerstad
Village
Skjerstad is located in Nordland
Skjerstad
Skjerstad
Location in Nordland
Skjerstad is located in Norway
Skjerstad
Skjerstad
Skjerstad (Norway)
Coordinates: 67°13′59″N 15°01′33″E / 67.2331°N 15.0257°E / 67.2331; 15.0257Coordinates: 67°13′59″N 15°01′33″E / 67.2331°N 15.0257°E / 67.2331; 15.0257
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Nordland
District Salten
Municipality Bodø Municipality
Elevation[1] 28 m (92 ft)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code 8102 Skjerstad

Skjerstad (Norwegian pronunciation: [/şjæŗ`şţa/]) is a village in Bodø Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The small village of Skjerstad sits at the mouth of the Misværfjorden, where it joins Skjerstadfjorden. The village is also the location of Skjerstad Church.

History

Skjerstad is possibly the place of execution of Raud den Rame by Olaf Tryggvason, and the location of the annual historical hoax play called "Ragnhilds Drøm" (Ragnhild's Dream).[2][3]

Notable people

References

  1. ^ "Skjerstad, Bodø (Nordland)". yr.no. Retrieved 2018-09-15. 
  2. ^ "Vikingskip" (in Norwegian). Salten Museum. Archived from the original on 2007-03-11. Retrieved 2007-07-27. 
  3. ^ "Sagaspillet "Ragnhilds drøm"" (PDF) (in Norwegian). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-07-27.