|— Municipality —|
Hitra within Sør-Trøndelag
|- Mayor (2007)||Ole Haugen (AP)|
|Area (Nr. Not to be confused with Hitra Hirta ( Scottish Gaelic language Hiort) is the largest island in the St Kilda archipelago ||} Norway is divided into 19 administrative regions called counties ( fylker, singular fylke) and 430 municipalities ( kommuner, cf Norway ( Norwegian: Norge ( Bokmål) or Noreg ( Nynorsk) officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Constitutional ||-||} Norway is divided into 19 administrative regions, called counties ( Norwegian: singular fylke, plural fylker ( Bokmål is a county in the area Trøndelag in Norway, bordering Nord-Trøndelag, Møre og Romsdal, Oppland and Hedmark. ISO 3166-2NO is an ISO standard which defines Geocodes it is the subset of ISO 3166-2 which applies to Norway. The Norwegian Labour Party ( Norwegian: Det norske arbeiderparti ( DNA) or Arbeiderpartiet ( AP) is a Social democratic Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 163 in Norway)|
|- Total||685 km² (264. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 5 sq mi)|
|- Land||646 km² (249. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 4 sq mi)|
|- Density||6/km² (15. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 5/sq mi)|
|- Change (10 years)||-2. 1 %|
|- Rank in Norway||226|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|- Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Official language form||Neutral|
|Demonym||Hitraværing or Hitterværing|
Hitra is a municipality in the county of Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. Central European Time ( CET) is one of the names of the Time zone that is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. UTC+1 is used in the following locations Central European Time West Africa Time Western European Summer Time Daylight saving time ( DST Central European Summer Time ( CEST) is one of the names of UTC+2 Time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. UTC+2 corresponds to the following Time zones Eastern European Time Egypt Standard Time Central Africa Time Norwegian ( norsk) is a North Germanic Language spoken primarily in Norway, where it is an official language Norwegian ( norsk) is a North Germanic Language spoken primarily in Norway, where it is an official language A demonym or gentilic is a word that denotes the members of a People or the inhabitants of a place is a county in the area Trøndelag in Norway, bordering Nord-Trøndelag, Møre og Romsdal, Oppland and Hedmark. Norway ( Norwegian: Norge ( Bokmål) or Noreg ( Nynorsk) officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Constitutional
Hitra was established as a municipality January 1, 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). Formannskaps-distrikt was the name for a Norwegian local self-government districts put into force in 1838. Frøya was separated from Hitra as a municipality of its own in 1877. Two locations in Norway are named Frøya. Even though the name is exactly the same with the name of the Norse Goddess Frøya ( Freya) the islands seem to be named after her brother Three parishes of the main island of Hitra was also later separated as municipalities of their own (Fillan 1877, Kvenvær 1912 and Sandstad (from Fillan) 1914), but these were merged with Hitra again January 1, 1964. Fillan is a village and former municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county Norway Kvenvær is a former municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county Norway Sandstad is a former municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county Norway
Hitra is the seventh largest island of mainland Norway, and is bordered by Frøya to the north. Islands on the mainland of Norway For an exhaustive list ordered by name see List of islands of Norway. Two locations in Norway are named Frøya. Even though the name is exactly the same with the name of the Norse Goddess Frøya ( Freya) the islands seem to be named after her brother It lies on the Trondheimsfjord. Trondheimsfjord ( Trondheimsfjorden) an inlet of the Norwegian Sea, is Norway 's third longest Fjord, 130  km long The highest point on the island is called Mørkdalstuva, and is 345 m above sea level. Mørkdalstuva or Mørkdalstua is the highest mountain on the island Hitra, in Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. The term above mean sea level ( AMSL) refers to the Elevation (on the ground or Altitude (in the Air) of any object relative to the The administrative centre of Hitra is Fillan. Fillan is a village and former municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county Norway Hitra is famous in Norway for its large and dense population of Red Deer (notice the coat of arms). The Red Deer ( Cervus elaphus) is one of the largest Deer species Between Hitra and Frøya lies a little island called Dolmøya.
Hitra is a member of the International Island Games Association. International Island Games Association (IGA is an organisation the sole purpose of which is to organise the Island Games a friendly biennial Athletic competition between teams
The Norse form of the name was Hitr. Old Norse is the North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements during the Viking Age The name is probably derived from a word with the meaning 'split, cleft' (referring to the many inlets of the island).
The coat-of-arms is from modern times (1987). It shows the head of a Red Deer. The Red Deer ( Cervus elaphus) is one of the largest Deer species
(See also the coat-of-arms of Gjemnes, Hjartdal and Voss. Gjemnes is a municipality in the county of Møre og Romsdal, Norway on the Romsdal peninsula. Hjartdal is a municipality in the county of Telemark, Norway. is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is part of the traditional district of Voss )
The company Kystekspressen runs westamaran services from Trondheim and Kristiansund. The Westamaran is a pioneer type of passenger transport high speed Catamarans developed by Westermoen Hydrofoil in 1973 (Trondhjem is a city and municipality in the county of Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. Kristiansund is a city and municipality on the western coast of Norway, in the Nordmøre district of the county Møre og Romsdal There is also a 5,610 metre long underwater tunnel (the Hitratunnelen) connecting Hitra to the mainland. A tunnel is an underground passageway The definition of what constitutes a tunnel is not universally agreed upon
There is a windfarm on the island, Hitra Wind Farm, founded in 2004 which has 24 windmills and produces at a rate of 55 MW. A wind farm is a group of Wind turbines in the same location used for production of electric power Hitra Wind Farm is a 24 turbine Wind farm located in Hitra, Norway and operated by Statkraft. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " A windmill is a machine that is powered by the energy of the wind The watt (symbol W) is the SI derived unit of power, equal to one Joule of energy per Second.