Skotterud is the administrative centre of Eidskog Municipality in Innlandet county, Norway. The village is located along the Norwegian National Road 2 and the Kongsvingerbanen railway line. Skotterud sits about 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of the town of Kongsvinger and about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) northwest of the village of Magnor which sits just inside the border with Sweden.[3]

Skotterud
Village
View of a house in the centre of Skotterud
View of a house in the centre of Skotterud
Skotterud is located in Innlandet
Skotterud
Skotterud
Location of the village
Skotterud is located in Norway
Skotterud
Skotterud
Skotterud (Norway)
Coordinates: 59°58′58″N 12°07′41″E / 59.9828°N 12.12809°E / 59.9828; 12.12809Coordinates: 59°58′58″N 12°07′41″E / 59.9828°N 12.12809°E / 59.9828; 12.12809
CountryNorway
RegionEastern Norway
CountyInnlandet
DistrictVinger
MunicipalityEidskog Municipality
Area
 • Total1.51 km2 (0.58 sq mi)
Elevation140 m (460 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total1,360
 • Density903/km2 (2,340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
2230 Skotterud

The 1.51-square-kilometre (370-acre) village has a population (2021) of 1,360 and a population density of 903 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,340/sq mi).[1]

The village is located about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) from Sweden, so there is some commercial and tourist traffic in the village. The local industry is heavily associated with forestry, including some sawmills and other timber-related businesses.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2021). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Skotterud, Eidskog". yr.no. Retrieved 20 March 2022.
  3. ^ a b Thorsnæs, Geir, ed. (1 November 2021). "Skotterud". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 20 March 2022.