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Gjones Destination Guide

Delve into Gjones in Norway!

Gjones in the region of Sør-Trøndelag is a place located in Norway - some 234 mi (or 377 km) North of Oslo, the country's capital.

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Local time in Gjones is now 03:08 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Oslo" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Karlstad, Arvika, Vika, Ustan, Tynset or Ålesund. While being here, you might want to check out Vassli, Solberget, Ljokel, Gjones, Fossen and Berge as well. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Gagnåsvatnet

Gagnåsvatnet or Gangåsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Orkdal in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. The 5.49-square-kilometre lake is located about 9 kilometres southwest of Orkanger and about 6 kilometres west of Fannrem in the Orkdalen valley. The water flows into the lake from the Songa river which flows out of the lake Våvatnet on the border of Orkdal and Snillfjord. The water leaves the lake through the Skjenaldelva river which ultimately flows into the Trondheimsfjord.

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Located at 63.27, 9.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Lakes of Sør-Trøndelag, Orkdal

Orkdalen

Orkdalen or Orkladalen (English: the valley of Orkla) is a traditional Norwegian district in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. In the early Viking Age, before Harald Fairhair, Orkdalen was also a petty kingdom. The district encompasses the valley municipalities that surround the Orkla River. The municipalities in the district are Rennebu, Meldal, and Orkdal.

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Located at 63.27, 9.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Sør-Trøndelag, Meldal, Oppdal, Orkdal, Petty kingdoms of Norway, Rennebu, Skaun, Valleys of Sør-Trøndelag

Battle of Orkdal

The battle of Orkdal was according to Heimskringla the first attempt at resistance against Harald Fairhair's conquests in Trøndelag. Heimskringla narrates how Harald was massacring and burning his way through Trøndelag, without any opposition, until he came down to Orkdal. Here king Gryting had gathered a large group of men to make a stand against the invading forces. Harald was victorious and Gryting was taken prisoner while a large part of his army was killed.

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Located at 63.27, 9.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:9th century in Norway, 9th-century conflicts, Battles of the unification of Norway

Moe Church

Moe Church is a parish church in the municipality of Orkdal in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. The church is located in Vormstad, about 15 kilometres south of Orkanger. The church is located in the Orkdal parish which is part of the Orkdal deanery in the Diocese of Nidaros. The original church was built in 1675 in nearby Svorkmo and that church existed until 1816, when it was moved to nearby Smedshaugen.

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Located at 63.27, 9.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:19th-century Church of Norway church buildings, Churches completed in 1867, Churches in Sør-Trøndelag, Orkdal

Svorkmo Station

Svorkmo Station is a former railway station on the Thamshavn Line, located in the village of Svorkmo in the municipality of Orkdal, Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. The station is located along the river Orklaelva.

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Located at 63.27, 9.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:1908 establishments in Norway, 1963 disestablishments in Norway, Disused railway stations in Norway, Orkdal, Railway stations closed in 1963, Railway stations in Sør-Trøndelag, Railway stations on the Thamshavn Line, Railway stations opened in 1908