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Coordinates: 69°14′26.52″N 19°14′4.2″E / 69.2407000°N 19.234500°E / 69.2407000; 19.234500

Coordinates: 69°14′27″N 19°14′04″E / 69.2407°N 19.2345°E / 69.2407; 19.2345
 • Total1.1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
8 m (26 ft)
 • Total1,076
 • Density978/km2 (2,530/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2

Storsteinnes is a village in Balsfjord Municipality, Norway. The village covers an area of 1.1 square kilometres (0.42 sq mi) and has a population of 1,076 people.[1] It is the largest urban area in the municipality. Storsteinnes Chapel is located in the village. The economy of the village is based on municipal services and agriculture. A dairy run by Tine, which produces Brunost and Balsfjordost,[2][3] is one of the major employers in the village. Storsteinnes is located at the southern end of Sørkjosen, which is a branch of the main Balsfjorden. The European route E6 highway passes about 4 kilometres (2.485 miles) southeast of the village center.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Tettsteders befolkning og areal". SSB (in Norwegian Bokmål). Retrieved 2023-03-29.
  2. "TINE® Brunost™". Tineasia. Retrieved 2023-03-29.
  3. "TINE stanser produksjonen av Balsfjordost". TINE Medlem (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2023-03-29.
  4. "Arctic Highway travel". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 2023-03-29.