Harran is a village in Grong municipality in Trøndelag county, Norway. The village is located along the river Namsen in the Namdalen valley. It is about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) north of the village of Medjå, the administrative center of Grong. The village of Gartland lies about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) south of Harran. From 1923 until 1964, the village was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Harran.[2]

Harran
Village
View of the village church
View of the village church
Harran is located in Trøndelag
Harran
Harran
Location of the village
Harran is located in Norway
Harran
Harran
Harran (Norway)
Coordinates: 64°33′40″N 12°29′30″E / 64.5610°N 12.4917°E / 64.5610; 12.4917Coordinates: 64°33′40″N 12°29′30″E / 64.5610°N 12.4917°E / 64.5610; 12.4917
CountryNorway
RegionCentral Norway
CountyTrøndelag
DistrictNamdalen
MunicipalityGrong
Elevation80 m (260 ft)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
7873 Harran

The village lies along the European route E6 highway. Harran Station is located in the village along the Nordlandsbanen railway line. The station was opened in 1940, when the railway line was in use to Mosjøen. The station has been unmanned since 1989. Harran Church is also located in the village of Harran, dating back to 1874.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Harran, Grong (Trøndelag)". yr.no. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
  2. ^ Thorsnæs, Geir, ed. (2018-02-02). "Harran – tidligere kommune i Nord-Trøndelag". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-04-15.

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