Skodje (village)

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Skodje
Village
Skodje is located in Møre og Romsdal
Skodje
Skodje
Location in Møre og Romsdal
Skodje is located in Norway
Skodje
Skodje
Skodje (Norway)
Coordinates: 62°30′16″N 06°41′35″E / 62.50444°N 6.69306°E / 62.50444; 6.69306Coordinates: 62°30′16″N 06°41′35″E / 62.50444°N 6.69306°E / 62.50444; 6.69306
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Møre og Romsdal
District Sunnmøre
Municipality Skodje Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 1.66 km2 (0.64 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 42 m (138 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 2,265
 • Density 1,364/km2 (3,530/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 6260 Skodje

Skodje is the administrative centre of Skodje Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The village is located along the shore of the Skodjevika, an inlet off the main Ellingsøyfjorden. The village of Valle is located along European route E39/European route E136 highway, just a few kilometers south of the village. The 1.66-square-kilometre (410-acre) village of Skodje has a population (2013) of 2,265; giving the village a population density of 1,364 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,530/sq mi). This makes it the largest urban area in the municipality.[1][3] Skodje Church is located in the village and the historic Skodje Bridge lies just west of the village.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality". 
  2. ^ "Skodje" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2013-07-03. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Skodje – tettstedet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-07-03.