Tana Bru

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Tana bru
Tana bru is located in Finnmark
Tana bru
Tana bru
Tana bru is located in Norway
Tana bru
Tana bru
Location in Finnmark
Coordinates: 70°11′56″N 28°11′25″E / 70.19889°N 28.19028°E / 70.19889; 28.19028Coordinates: 70°11′56″N 28°11′25″E / 70.19889°N 28.19028°E / 70.19889; 28.19028
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Finnmark
District Øst-Finnmark
Municipality Deatnu-Tana
 • Total 0.94 km2 (0.36 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 23 m (75 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 668
 • Density 711/km2 (1,840/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 9845 Tana

Tana bru (Northern Sami: Deanušaldi) is the administrative centre of Deatnu-Tana Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. The village lies on the western bank of the Tana River, along the European route E06 highway. The 0.94-square-kilometre (230-acre) village has a population (2013) of 668, which gives the village a population density of 711 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,840/sq mi).[1][3]

The village is named "Tana bru" which means "Tana Bridge" in Norwegian, and the actual Tana Bridge (on the E6 highway) crosses the river at this village, connecting Tana bru to the village of Skiippagurra on the other side of the river.


  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Tana bru" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Tana bru – tettsted" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-03-25.