View of the village (looking northeast)
Location in Sogn og Fjordane county
|Coordinates: 61°54′09″N 06°43′04″E / 61.90250°N 6.71778°ECoordinates: 61°54′09″N 06°43′04″E / 61.90250°N 6.71778°E|
|County||Sogn og Fjordane|
|• Total||1.81 km2 (0.70 sq mi)|
|Elevation||5 m (16 ft)|
|• Density||1,271/km2 (3,290/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|Post Code||6783 Stryn|
Stryn is the administrative centre of Stryn Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. The village is located on the shore of a small bay off of the main Nordfjorden. The mouth of the river Stryneelva is in the village. The village sits about 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) west of the village of Nedstryn.
The 1.81-square-kilometre (450-acre) village has a population (2013) of 2,300; giving the village a population density of 1,271 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,290/sq mi). It is the largest settlement in the municipality and it is home to the municipal administration, a school, and commercial centre. The village sits at the intersection of Norwegian National Road 15 and Norwegian County Road 60, a major crossroads in the Inner Nordfjord region.