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Husøy, Senja

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Country  Norway
County  Troms
Municipality  Lenvik
Area  12 ha
Region  Northern Norway
District  Midt-Troms
Elevation  21 m (69 ft)
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Husøy is a village in the municipality of Lenvik in Troms county, Norway. The village covers the entire island of Husøy which is located in the Øyfjorden off the northwest coast of the large island of Senja. The village/island is located about 53 kilometres (33 mi) southwest of the city of Tromsø. The village of Fjordgård sits about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) across the fjord on the island of Senja.

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The 0.12-square-kilometre (30-acre) village has a population (2013) of 274, which gives the village a population density of 2,283 inhabitants per square kilometre (5,910/sq mi). Up until recent times, the island was only accessible by boat; however, it is now connected to Senja by a 300-metre (980 ft) long causeway. The island has a grocery store, primary and secondary school, daycare, restaurant, and Husøy Chapel.

References

Husøy, Senja Wikipedia


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