Stranda, Møre og Romsdal

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This article is about the village in Stranda, Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. For the municipality, see Stranda Municipality.
View of the village
View of the village
Stranda is located in Møre og Romsdal
Location in Møre og Romsdal
Coordinates: 62°18′31″N 06°56′13″E / 62.30861°N 6.93694°E / 62.30861; 6.93694Coordinates: 62°18′31″N 06°56′13″E / 62.30861°N 6.93694°E / 62.30861; 6.93694
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Møre og Romsdal
District Sunnmøre
Municipality Stranda Municipality
 • Total 2.38 km2 (0.92 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 30 m (100 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 2,907
 • 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.[3] 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.[1]

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.


  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Stranda" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-06-29. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Stranda – tettstedet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-06-29.