Flo, Norway

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Flo (Norway)
Coordinates: 61°56′44″N7°01′29″E / 61.9456°N 7.0247°E / 61.9456; 7.0247 Coordinates: 61°56′44″N7°01′29″E / 61.9456°N 7.0247°E / 61.9456; 7.0247
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Vestland
District Nordfjord
Municipality Stryn
Elevation
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74 m (243 ft)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
6783 Stryn

Flo is a small village in the municipality of Stryn in Vestland county, Norway. It is located on the northern shore of the lake Oppstrynsvatn, about 18 kilometres (11 mi) east of the municipal center of Stryn. Directly south across the lake is the Jostedalsbreen nasjonalparksenter, a visitor's center for the nearby Jostedalsbreen National Park.

Flo has become famous as the ancestral home of national and international footballers, all of whom are related: The brothers Kjell Rune Flo, Jostein Flo, Tore André Flo and Jarle Flo, all of whom grew up in nearby Stryn, as well as their cousin Håvard Flo who grew up in Flo. In addition Kjell Rune's son Ulrik Flo and Håvard's nephew Per Egil Flo have played for Sogndal Fotball in the Tippeligaen. Per Egil now plays for Slavia Prague. [2] All in all, seven members of the Flo family have played in Tippeligaen, and four (Jostein, Håvard, Tore André and Per Egil) have played for Norway's national team. [3]

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References

  1. "Flo, Stryn (Sogn og Fjordane)". yr.no . Retrieved 2019-11-05.
  2. Tomasgård, Jørn-Arne (10 June 2011). "Flo-bølgja som ikkje stoppar" (in Norwegian). Bergens Tidende. Archived from the original on 13 June 2011. Retrieved 15 August 2012.
  3. Baardsen, Christer (22 March 2011). "Ulrik ble sjuende Flo i Tippeligaen" (in Norwegian). TV2 Sporten. Retrieved 15 August 2012.