Villa (island)

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Villa
Location in Nord-Trøndelag
Location in Nord-Trøndelag
Geography
Location Nord-Trøndelag, Norway
Coordinates 64°32′49″N 10°41′34″E / 64.5470°N 10.6929°E / 64.5470; 10.6929Coordinates: 64°32′49″N 10°41′34″E / 64.5470°N 10.6929°E / 64.5470; 10.6929
Area 1.2 km2 (0.46 sq mi)
Length 2 km (1.2 mi)
Width 1 km (0.6 mi)
Coastline 8 km (5 mi)
Highest elevation 106 m (348 ft)
Highest point Villafjellet
Administration
County Nord-Trøndelag
Municipality Flatanger
Demographics
Population 0

Villa is an island in the municipality of Flatanger in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. The 1.2-square-kilometre (300-acre) island lies in the Folda sea about 1.65 kilometres (1.03 mi) northwest of the village of Lauvsnes on the mainland and about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) west of the island of Bjørøya.[1] The Villa Lighthouse is located on the western part of the island. The island had some permanent residents until the 1960s, but now it is uninhabited.

Large parts of the island consists of rocky mountains and rocks, but it also has bogs and heather areas and offers a rich flora, with some rare plants such as the yellow water-lily.

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  1. ^ "Villa" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2011-08-16.