Soknedal

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Soknedal
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Soknedal is located in Trøndelag
Soknedal
Soknedal
Location of the village
Soknedal is located in Norway
Soknedal
Soknedal
Soknedal (Norway)
Coordinates: 62°57′04″N 10°11′17″E / 62.9510°N 10.1881°E / 62.9510; 10.1881Coordinates: 62°57′04″N 10°11′17″E / 62.9510°N 10.1881°E / 62.9510; 10.1881
Country Norway
Region Central Norway
County Trøndelag
District Gauldalen
Municipality Midtre Gauldal
Area[1]
 • Total 0.30 km2 (0.12 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 235 m (771 ft)
Population (2017)[1]
 • Total 310
 • Density 1,033/km2 (2,680/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code 7288 Soknedal

Soknedal is a village in Midtre Gauldal municipality in Trøndelag county, Norway. The village is located along the river Sokna which flows north and later joins the river Gaula. The Dovrebanen railway line and the European route E06 highway both run through the village, heading to the city of Trondheim which is about 60 kilometres (37 mi) to the north. The village of Støren lies about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) to the north and the village of Berkåk lies about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) to the south.[3]

View of the Soknedal Church on the hill overlooking the village in the valley below

The 0.3-square-kilometre (74-acre) village has a population (2017) of 310 which gives the village a population density of 1,033 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,680/sq mi).[1]

The village of Soknedal was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Soknedal which existed from 1841 until 1964. Soknedal Church is located in the village.

References

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2017). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality". 
  2. ^ "Soknedal, Midtre Gauldal (Trøndelag)". yr.no. Retrieved 2018-01-21. 
  3. ^ Haugen, Morten, ed. (2017-08-29). "Soknedal – tettsted". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-01-15.