Stokkøya

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Stokkøya
Stokkøya is located in Sør-Trøndelag
Stokkøya
Stokkøya
Location in Sør-Trøndelag
Geography
Location Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
Coordinates 64°03′48″N 9°58′50″E / 64.0632°N 9.9806°E / 64.0632; 9.9806Coordinates: 64°03′48″N 9°58′50″E / 64.0632°N 9.9806°E / 64.0632; 9.9806
Area 16.7 km2 (6.4 sq mi)
Length 5 km (3.1 mi)
Width 5 km (3.1 mi)
Highest elevation 225 m (738 ft)
Highest point Kamman
Administration
County Sør-Trøndelag
Municipality Åfjord

Stokkøya is an island in the municipality of Åfjord in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. The 16.7-square-kilometre (4,100-acre) island is located in the Stoksund area.[1] The largest village on the island is Harsvika. The 225-metre (738 ft) tall mountain Kamman is the highest point on the island.

Stokkøya is connected to the mainland by the Stokkøy Bridge between Harsvika and Revsnes on the mainland. The Linesøy Bridge is being built connecting Stokkøya to the island of Linesøya to the southwest. The smaller island of Lauvøya lies about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the south.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stokkøya" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2011-01-04. 
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Stokkøya" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-01-04.