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Grov, Troms

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Country  Norway
County  Troms
Municipality  Skånland
Elevation  7 m
Local time  Friday 11:04 PM
Region  Northern Norway
District  Central Hålogaland
Time zone  CET (UTC+01:00)
Area  56 ha
Population  356 (2013)
Grov, Troms
Weather  3°C, Wind NW at 18 km/h, 81% Humidity

Grov or Grovfjord is a village in the municipality of Skånland in Troms county, Norway. The village is located 12 km (7.5 mi) east of the village of Tovik along the Grovfjorden at a very narrow point in the fjord. It is about 60 km (37 mi) southeast of the city of Harstad and about 71 km (44 mi) west of Narvik. The Moelva and Gårdselva rivers flow through the village into the fjord. The 0.56-square-kilometre (140-acre) village has a population (2013) of 356, which gives the village a population density of 636 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,650/sq mi).

Map of 9446 Grovfjord, Norway

Grov is the location of the local primary and secondary schools, Astafjord Church, and a library. There are some local industries that mostly center on agriculture, fish farming, and boat building. Grov was the municipal center of the former municipality of Astafjord.

References

Grov, Troms Wikipedia


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