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Frosta is the administrative centre of Frosta municipality in Trøndelag county, Norway. The village is located in the central part of the Frosta peninsula, about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southwest of the town of Levanger. The smaller village of Logtun lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) southwest of Frosta.

Frosta
Village
Frosta is located in Trøndelag
Frosta
Frosta
Location of the village
Frosta is located in Norway
Frosta
Frosta
Frosta (Norway)
Coordinates: 63°35′14″N 10°45′14″E / 63.5872°N 10.7540°E / 63.5872; 10.7540Coordinates: 63°35′14″N 10°45′14″E / 63.5872°N 10.7540°E / 63.5872; 10.7540
CountryNorway
RegionCentral Norway
CountyTrøndelag
DistrictInnherred
MunicipalityFrosta
Area
 • Total0.55 km2 (0.21 sq mi)
Elevation63 m (207 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total533
 • Density969/km2 (2,510/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
7633 Frosta

The 0.55-square-kilometre (140-acre) village has a population (2018) of 533 and a population density of 969 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,510/sq mi).[1]

NameEdit

The Old Norse form of the name was (also) Frosta. The meaning of the name is unknown. Historically, the name was also spelled Frosten.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2018). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Frosta (Trøndelag)". yr.no. Retrieved 2018-03-29.
  3. ^ Rygh, Oluf (1903). Norske gaardnavne: Nordre Trondhjems amt (dokpro.uio.no) (in Norwegian) (15 ed.). Kristiania, Norge: W. C. Fabritius & sønners bogtrikkeri. p. 62.