Near Storslett, Norway

Near Storslett, Norway

Storslett is a village and the administrative centre of the municipality of Nordreisa in Troms county, Norway. The village is located at the southern end of the Reisafjorden along the mouth of the river Reisaelva. The 1.72-square-kilometre (430-acre) village has a population (2012) of 1,708, which gives the village a population density of 993 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,570 /sq mi).

Nordreisa Church and Nordreisa’s upper secondary school are located in Storslett. The small Sørkjosen Airport is located in the neighboring village of Sørkjosen, about 5 km (3.1 mi) to the northwest. European route E6 passes through this village.

Storslett was completely destroyed during World War II in 1944 at the end of the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany; however, the village area was completely rebuilt and has had strong growth since the war.

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