Gryllefjord

Gryllefjord is a fishing village and also the administrative centre of Torsken Municipality in Troms county, Norway. It is located on the island of Senja, along the Gryllefjorden in the northern part of the municipality. The 0.25-square-kilometre (62-acre) village has a population (2017) of 383 which gives the village a population density of 1,532 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,970/sq mi).[1]

The Andenes–Gryllefjord Ferry, is a car ferry service that runs during the summer to Andenes on the island of Andøya. The village is connected by road to the village of Torsken, about 4 km (2.5 mi) south, and to the larger community of Finnsnes, about 60 km (37 mi) east.

Gryllefjord
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Gryllefjord is located in Troms
Gryllefjord
Gryllefjord
Location in Troms
Gryllefjord is located in Norway
Gryllefjord
Gryllefjord
Gryllefjord (Norway)
Coordinates: 69°21′46″N 17°03′10″E / 69.36278°N 17.05278°ECoordinates: 69°21′46″N 17°03′10″E / 69.36278°N 17.05278°E
CountryNorway
RegionNorthern Norway
CountyTroms
DistrictMidt-Troms
MunicipalityTorsken Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total0.25 km2 (0.10 sq mi)
Elevation[2]3 m (10 ft)
Population (2017)[1]
 • Total383
 • Density1,532/km2 (3,970/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code9380 Gryllefjord

References

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2017). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Gryllefjord" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-12-02.

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