Tingvollvågen

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Tingvollvågen

Tingvoll
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Tingvollvågen
Tingvollvågen (Norway)
Coordinates: 62°54′47″N8°12′20″E / 62.9131°N 8.2056°E / 62.9131; 8.2056 Coordinates: 62°54′47″N8°12′20″E / 62.9131°N 8.2056°E / 62.9131; 8.2056
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Møre og Romsdal
District Nordmøre
Municipality Tingvoll Municipality
Area
[1]
  Total1.18 km2 (0.46 sq mi)
Elevation
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21 m (69 ft)
Population
 (2018) [1]
  Total973
  Density825/km2 (2,140/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
6630 Tingvoll

Tingvollvågen or Tingvoll is the administrative centre of Tingvoll Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The village is located on a small inlet off the Tingvollfjorden, directly across the fjord from the village of Angvika (in Gjemnes Municipality). Tingvollvågen lies about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north of the village of Meisingset and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of the village of Straumsnes. The historic Tingvoll Church is located in this village. Norwegian National Road 70 runs through the village on its way from Kristiansund to Oppdal. [3]

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Møre og Romsdal County (fylke) of Norway

Møre og RomsdalUrban East Norwegian: [²møːrə ɔ ˈrʊmsdɑːl](listen) is a county in the northernmost part of Western Norway. It borders the counties of Trøndelag, Oppland, and Sogn og Fjordane. The county administration is located in the town of Molde, while Ålesund is the largest town. The county is governed by the Møre og Romsdal County Municipality which includes an elected county council and a county mayor. The national government is represented by the county governor.

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The 1.18-square-kilometre (290-acre) village has a population (2018) of 973 and a population density of 825 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,140/sq mi). [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2018). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. "Tingvoll (Møre og Romsdal)". yr.no . Retrieved 2019-05-19.
  3. Store norske leksikon. "Tingvoll – tettstedet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-04-27.