Stranda, Møre og Romsdal
View of the village
|Møre og Romsdal|
|County||Møre og Romsdal|
|• Total||2.38 km2 (0.92 sq mi)|
|Elevation||30 m (100 ft)|
|• Density||1,221/km2 (3,160/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|Post Code||6200 Stranda|
Stranda is the administrative centre of Stranda Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The village is located on the western shore of the Storfjorden. The 2.38-square-kilometre (590-acre) village has a population (2013) of 2,907; giving the village a population density of 1,221 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,160/sq mi), and making it the largest settlement in the municipality.
The village is the shopping and industry center of the municipality. It lies along Norwegian County Road 60, and there is a ferry connection to the village of Liabygda, across the fjord. The village of Helsem lies about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south of Stranda. Stranda Church is located in Stranda.
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