Villa, Norway

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Villa
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Villa is located in Trøndelag
Villa
Villa
Location of the island
Villa is located in Norway
Villa
Villa
Villa (Norway)
Geography
LocationTrøndelag, Norway
Coordinates64°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
Area1.2 km2 (0.46 sq mi)
Length2 km (1.2 mi)
Width1 km (0.6 mi)
Coastline8 km (5 mi)
Highest elevation106 m (348 ft)
Highest pointVillafjellet
Administration
Norway
CountyTrøndelag
MunicipalityFlatanger
Demographics
Population0

Villa is an island in the municipality of Flatanger in 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.