Trofors

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Trofors
Village
Trofors is located in Nordland
Trofors
Trofors
Trofors is located in Norway
Trofors
Trofors
Location in Nordland
Coordinates: 65°32′00″N 13°24′22″E / 65.53333°N 13.40611°E / 65.53333; 13.40611Coordinates: 65°32′00″N 13°24′22″E / 65.53333°N 13.40611°E / 65.53333; 13.40611
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Nordland
District Helgeland
Municipality Grane
Area[1]
 • Total 0.74 km2 (0.29 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 80 m (260 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 766
 • Density 1,035/km2 (2,680/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 8680 Trofors

Trofors is the administrative centre of the municipality of Grane in Nordland county, Norway. It is located at the confluence of the rivers Austervefsna and Svenningdalselva which forms the large river Vefsna. The village of Leiren lies about 25 kilometres (16 mi) to the southeast and the village of Majavatn lies about 45 kilometres (28 mi) to the south. The 0.74-square-kilometre (180-acre) village of Trofors has a population (2013) of 766. The population density is 1,035 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,680/sq mi).[1]

Trofors lies along the European route E6 highway, at the intersection with Norwegian National Road 73 which heads east to Hattfjelldal and then to Sweden. The Nordland Line runs through the western part of the village, stopping at Trofors Station. The main church for Trofors is Grane Church, located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) to the north in the village of Grane.[3]

Trofors is the hometown of the members of the Norwegian teenage duo Marcus & Martinus.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Trofors" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2011-11-22. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Trofors" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-11-22.