View of the village
|• Total||0.73 km2 (0.28 sq mi)|
|Elevation||9 m (30 ft)|
|• Density||1,092/km2 (2,830/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|Post Code||8226 Straumen|
Straumen is a village and the administrative centre of the municipality of Sørfold in Nordland county, Norway. It is located at the end of the Sørfolda fjord, along the European route E06 highway. The lake Straumvatnet lies on the southeastern side of the village.
The 0.73-square-kilometre (180-acre) village has a population (2013) of 797, making it the largest settlement in Sørfold. The population density for the village is 1,092 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,830/sq mi).
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