Place:Stranda, Møre og Romsdal, Norway

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NameStranda
Alt namesLiabygdsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeMunicipality
Coordinates62.3°N 6.933°E
Located inMøre og Romsdal, Norway
Contained Places
Former municipality
Sunnylven ( 1965 - present )
Inhabited place
Geiranger ( 1965 - present )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Stranda is a municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is part of the Sunnmøre region. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Stranda. Stranda consists of three smaller villages and one larger central village. The smaller villages are Hellesylt, Geiranger, and Liabygda. The central village, Stranda (same name as the municipality), has about 2,600 inhabitants. There is also the small village of Helsem which is located just south of the village of Stranda. Stranda Municipality is also known for tourist attractions like the Geirangerfjorden and Sunnylvsfjorden.

The municipality is the 129th largest by area out of the 422 municipalities in Norway. Stranda is the 215th most populous municipality in Norway with a population of 4,623. The municipality's population density is and its population has increased by 2.7% over the last decade.

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