Skreia

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Skreia
Village
Skreia seen from Balke
Skreia seen from Balke
Skreia is located in Norway
Skreia
Skreia
Coordinates: 60°39′N 10°56′E / 60.650°N 10.933°E / 60.650; 10.933Coordinates: 60°39′N 10°56′E / 60.650°N 10.933°E / 60.650; 10.933
Country Norway
Municipality Østre Toten
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)

Skreia is a village in the municipality of Østre Toten, Norway.[1]

Skreia was the terminus of Skreia Line (Skreiabanen), an abandoned railway line which once ran between Reinsvoll and Skreia. The single track rail was a branch line from the Gjøvik Line and was closed in 1987. Skreia is located along Fylkesvei 33 which runs between Bjørgo in Nord-Aurdal and Minnesund in Eidsvoll. Ostre Toten Cultural Center (Østre Toten kulturhus)is located in Skreia. The principal local industry is food production and the processing of potatoes and vegetables. The village population was 1,041 inhabitants as of 1 January 2015.[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Rune Nedrud. "Skreia – tettsted". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved October 1, 2016. 
  2. ^ Tor Wisting. "Skreiabanen". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved October 1, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Østre Toten kulturhus". Østre Toten kommune. Retrieved October 1, 2016.