Olden, Norway

Olden, Norway
—  Village  —
View of Olden from the north
Olden is located in Sogn og Fjordane
Location in Sogn og Fjordane
Coordinates: 61°50′01″N 06°48′33″E / 61.83361°N 6.80917°E / 61.83361; 6.80917Coordinates: 61°50′01″N 06°48′33″E / 61.83361°N 6.80917°E / 61.83361; 6.80917
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Sogn og Fjordane
District Nordfjord
Municipality Stryn
 - Total 0.79 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 - Total 480
 - Density 608/km2 (1,574.7/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 6788

Olden is a village and urban area in the municipality of Stryn in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway.



Olden is located at the mouth of the Oldeelva river in the Oldedalen valley along the Nordfjord. It is about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) southwest of the village of Loen, about a 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) drive southeast of the municipal center of Stryn, and about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) east of the village of Innvik. There are two churches in Olden, one built in 1759 and the other in 1934.

The population (2009) of Olden is 480, an increase of 29 residents since 1 January 1999. The urban area covers an area of 0.79 square kilometres (200 acres) and has a population density of 608 residents per square kilometre.[1][2] Olden is a major tourist area. The cruise port in Olden had 61 cruise ship arrivals in 2003.[3] The Briksdalsbreen glacier, a popular hiking destination, is located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of Olden, at the end of the Oldedalen valley.

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