Gursken

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Gursken
Village
Gursken is located in Møre og Romsdal
Gursken
Gursken
Location in Møre og Romsdal
Coordinates: 62°13′48″N 05°37′11″E / 62.23000°N 5.61972°E / 62.23000; 5.61972Coordinates: 62°13′48″N 05°37′11″E / 62.23000°N 5.61972°E / 62.23000; 5.61972
CountryNorway
RegionWestern Norway
CountyMøre og Romsdal
DistrictSunnmøre
MunicipalitySande
Elevation3 m (10 ft)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
6082 Gursken

Gursken is a village in the municipality of Sande in Møre og Romsdal county in the western part of Norway. The village is situated on Gurskøya island in the southwestern part of Møre og Romsdal. Gursken Church is located here. Neighboring villages are Gjerdsvika and Larsnes; the former Norwegian football player Jan Åge Fjørtoft hails from Gursken.

Economy[edit]

Myklebust Verft is the largest employer in the village. There is a primary school in the village called Vågen skule. A grocery store is located nearby at the end of the fjord.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gursken" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2010-09-16.