about the town fire, the rebuilding of the town and the Art Nouveau style. Municipality in Mre og Romsdal, Norway lesund (Norwegian pronunciation: lsn ( listen ) is a town and municipality in, mre og Romsdal county, Norway. The term "Little London" was often applied to the community during the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany due to the Norwegian resistance work that took place here. 15 Transportation edit MS Polarlys in lesund (December 2005) From ye at the head of Hjrundfjorden, a road strikes south to the Nordfjorden, and from Mark on Geirangerfjorden another strikes inland to Otta. Lesund is the 17th most populous municipality in Norway with a population of 47,199. It is part of the Nordre Sunnmre deanery in the Diocese of Mre. Lesund itself is more sheltered and has warmer summers. The municipality's population density is 506.6 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,312/sq mi) and its population has increased by 14 over the last decade.
The municipality is governed by a municipal council of elected representatives, which in turn elect a mayor. Best Value, properties ranked using exclusive TripAdvisor data, including traveler ratings, confirmed availability from our partners, prices, booking popularity, location and personal user preferences. 7 Churches edit The Church of Norway has five parishes (sokn) within the municipality of lesund. In relation to the relatively large fishing fleet belonging to lesund and nearby harbours a large shipbuilding and ship equipment industry has evolved. Distance, see properties located closest to the center first with confirmed availability for your dates from our partners. Sula, Mre og Romsdal as well). The waves and fish were added to the drawing in the arms. The warmest temperature ever recorded in lesund is 34,4 C (94 F).
Lowest price, see properties from lowest to highest priced. Lesund at dusk To the east of lesund lies the Sykkylven Municipality where the Ekornes factory, producing furniture such as the StressLess chair, is located. The town's fishing fleet is one of the most modern in Europe. More, hotel Search, traveler RankedHighest rated hotels on TripAdvisor, based on traveler reviews. Only one person died in the fire, the 76-year-old Ane Heen, but more than 10,000 people were left without shelter. Notable residents edit Main category: People from lesund Anton Ludvig Alvestad, drammen bydeler mayor and government minister (1928) Helen Bjrny, politician Arnold Eidslott, poet Jacob Fjelde, Norwegian-American sculptor Peder Are Nstvold Jensen, noted counterjihad blogger known as Fjordman Pauline Fjelde, Norwegian-American painter, needlework artist and weaver Margit. 16 Lately, there have been suggestions of a high-speed rail link to Oslo as well as metro-style local services to meet the needs of the expanding population of the town. It is a museum and competence center with exhibitions telling the story of the town fire and Art Nouveu/Jugendstil in Norway and Europe. 3 The municipality also contains three smaller separate urban areas on the island of Ellingsya : Hoffland, rset, and Myklebost with a total population of 1,279.