Straumen, Nordland

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View of the village
View of the village
Straumen is located in Nordland
Straumen is located in Norway
Location in Nordland
Coordinates: 67°20′53″N 15°35′49″E / 67.34806°N 15.59694°E / 67.34806; 15.59694Coordinates: 67°20′53″N 15°35′49″E / 67.34806°N 15.59694°E / 67.34806; 15.59694
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Nordland
District Salten
Municipality Sørfold
 • Total 0.73 km2 (0.28 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 9 m (30 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 797
 • 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.[3]

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).[1]


  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Straumen" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-04-16. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Straumen – Sørfold" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-04-16.