Rjukan

Rjukan is a town in the Tinn municipality of , . The town was founded in 1908 by Sam Eyde, who started the plan of building a city from scratch, after buying the renowned Rjukan waterfall to make electric power for fertilizer production.
Photo: Bjoertvedt, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Church
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Railway stop
is the terminal railway station of the Rjukan Line, located at Rjukan in , . Photo: Bergenga, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Railway stop
is an abandoned railway station on the Rjukan Line at Rjukan in , . Photo: Vinguru, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Summit
is the highest mountain in the county in which lies in the municipality and . is situated 4 km southeast of Rjukan. Photo: G.Lanting, CC BY 3.0.

Rjukan

Latitude
59.8787° or 59° 52' 43.3" north
Longitude
8.5942° or 8° 35' 39" east
Population
3100
United Nations Location Code
NO RKN
Elevation
302 metres (991 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 31264133
Geo­Names ID
3141682
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Rjukan
  • Arabic: ريوكان
  • Aragonese: Rjukan
  • Arpitan: Rjukan
  • Asturian: Rjukan
  • Basque: Rjukan
  • Bavarian: Rjukan
  • Breton: Rjukan
  • Bulgarian: Риюкан
  • Bulgarian: Рюкан
  • Catalan: Rjukan
  • Cebuano: Rjukan (kapital sa munisipyo)
  • Cebuano: Rjukan
  • Chinese: 尤坎
  • Chinese: 留坎
  • Corsican: Rjukan
  • Croatian: Rjukan
  • Czech: Rjukan
  • Danish: Rjukan
  • Dutch: Rjukan
  • Egyptian Arabic: ريوكان
  • Esperanto: Rjukan
  • Estonian: Rjukan
  • Finnish: Rjukan
  • French: Rjukan
  • Friulian: Rjukan
  • Galician: Rjukan
  • German: Rjukan
  • Hungarian: Rjukan
  • Icelandic: Rjukan
  • Ido: Rjukan
  • Indonesian: Rjukan
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Rjukan
  • Interlingue: Rjukan
  • Irish: Rjukan
  • Italian: Rjukan
  • Japanese: リューカン
  • Kongo: Rjukan
  • Korean: 리우칸
  • Ligurian: Rjukan
  • Limburgan: Rjukan
  • Low German: Rjukan
  • Luxembourgish: Rjukan
  • Malagasy: Rjukan
  • Malay: Rjukan
  • Minangkabau: Rjukan
  • Narom: Rjukan
  • Neapolitan: Rjukan
  • Norwegian: Rjukan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Rjukan
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Rjukan
  • Occitan (post 1500): Rjukan
  • Persian: ریوکان
  • Picard: Rjukan
  • Piemontese: Rjukan
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  • Russian: Рьюкан
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  • Sardinian: Rjukan
  • Scots: Rjukan
  • Scottish Gaelic: Rjukan
  • Serbian: Rjukan
  • Serbian: Рјукан
  • Sicilian: Rjukan
  • Slovak: Rjukan
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  • Spanish: Rjukan
  • Swahili: Rjukan
  • Swedish: Rjukan
  • Swiss German: Rjukan
  • Venetian: Rjukan
  • Vietnamese: Rjukan
  • Vlaams: Rjukan
  • Volapük: Rjukan
  • Walloon: Rjukan
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  • Wolof: Rjukan
  • Zulu: Rjukan

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