Verdalsøra

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Verdalsøra

Verdal
Verdalsøra is located in Trøndelag
Verdalsøra
Verdalsøra
Location of the town
Verdalsøra is located in Norway
Verdalsøra
Verdalsøra
Verdalsøra (Norway)
Coordinates: 63°47′35″N 11°28′48″E / 63.7930°N 11.4800°E / 63.7930; 11.4800Coordinates: 63°47′35″N 11°28′48″E / 63.7930°N 11.4800°E / 63.7930; 11.4800
CountryNorway
RegionCentral Norway
CountyTrøndelag
DistrictInnherred
MunicipalityVerdal
Established1998
Area
 • Total5.86 km2 (2.26 sq mi)
Elevation6 m (20 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total8,308
 • Density1,418/km2 (3,670/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
7650 Verdal

Verdalsøra is a town in the municipality of Verdal in Trøndelag county, Norway. The town is the administrative center of the municipality. It is located along the Trondheimsfjord at the mouth of the river Verdalselva. The village of Vinne lies 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) to the southeast, Trones lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) to the north, the villages of Forbregd/Lein lie about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) to the northeast (along the lake Leksdalsvatnet), and the village of Stiklestad lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the east. In 1998, the municipal council of Verdal voted to grant the urban area of Verdalsøra town status under the laws of Norway.[3]

European route E6 and the Nordland Line run north and south through the town, with one railway stop in the town: Verdal Station. Aker Verdal has a large shipyard in Verdal. Verdalsøra Chapel is located in the town. Verdalsøra is also the location of the local secondary school, Verdal videregående skole and a folk high school (Norwegian: folkehøgskole). The Rinnleiret beach area lies just south of the town, on the border with Levanger.[3]

The 5.86-square-kilometre (1,450-acre) town has a population (2018) of 8,308 and a population density of 1,418 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,670/sq mi).[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2018). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Verdal (Trøndelag)". yr.no. Retrieved 2018-04-04.
  3. ^ a b Thorsnæs, Geir, ed. (2018-03-15). "Verdalsøra". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-04-04.