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Brumunddal is the largest settlement in the Ringsaker municipality of Hedmark, Norway. It is a small, densely populated area surrounded by countryside and farms on the eastern shore of Norway's largest lake: Mjøsa. Other attractions include the hills of Veldre, which offer views over the lake and lower lands.

Brumunddal
Town
Brumunddal viewed from the south
Brumunddal viewed from the south
CountryNorway
RegionEastern Norway
CountyHedmark
DistrictHedmarken
MunicipalityRingsaker
Area
 • Total6.83 km2 (2.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2014[1])
 • Total9,379[1]
 • Density1,373/km2 (3,560/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Downtown Brumunddal

The town is situated at the end of river Brumunda, running from the highlands into lake Mjøsa. It lies a few kilometres north of Hamar.

Brumunddal had 8,731 inhabitants in 2007.

The dominant industries are agriculture, ore refining, and tourism.

Brumunddal is the hometown of the woman behind one of Norway's most popular frozen pizza brands, Grandiosa.

The local football team is Brumunddal Fotball.

Mjøstårnet, the world's tallest glulam structure, an 18 storey building, is in Brumunddal.[2][3]

Notable peopleEdit

External linksEdit

SourcesEdit

  • Carstens, Roy; Woon, Litt Long. 'The Brumunddal Action Plan (1992-1994)', a Working Paper for Council of Europe meeting on Tackling Racism and Xenophobia, 1993.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Storbyveksten fortsetter". ssb.no. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  2. ^ Mjøstårnet: World’s Tallest Timber Building, Adrian Welch, e-architect.co.uk, 18 August 2018
  3. ^ Norwegian developer completes his timber skyscraper, 6 September 2018

Coordinates: 60°53′N 10°56′E / 60.883°N 10.933°E / 60.883; 10.933