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Fillan is the administrative centre of Hitra municipality in Trøndelag county, Norway. The village is located on the northeastern side of the island of Hitra, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of the village of Ansnes. The island of Fjellværsøya lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the northeast, across the Fillfjorden.

Fillan
Village
Fillan is located in Trøndelag
Fillan
Fillan
Location of the village
Fillan is located in Norway
Fillan
Fillan
Fillan (Norway)
Coordinates: 63°36′23″N 8°58′11″E / 63.6063°N 08.9696°E / 63.6063; 08.9696Coordinates: 63°36′23″N 8°58′11″E / 63.6063°N 08.9696°E / 63.6063; 08.9696
CountryNorway
RegionCentral Norway
CountyTrøndelag
DistrictFosen
MunicipalityHitra
Area
 • Total1.08 km2 (0.42 sq mi)
Elevation35 m (115 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total1,058
 • Density980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
7240 Hitra

The 1.08-square-kilometre (270-acre) village has a population (2018) of 1,058 and a population density of 980 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,500/sq mi).[1]

The village was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Fillan that existed from 1886 until 1964. Fillan Church is located in the village.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2018). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Fillan, Hitra (Trøndelag)". yr.no. Retrieved 2018-02-15.