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Welcome to Norsjö!

Norsjö municipality date back to the 15th century. Hunting, fishing and agriculture were the livelihood activities of the first settlers. Today Norsjö has a large portion of its employment in industry and tourism.

Early settlements in the Norsjö municipality date back to the 15th century.  Hunting, fishing and agriculture were the livelihood activities of the first settlers. Today Norsjö has a large portion of its employment in industry.  The entire industry is currently undergoing extensive changes in its infrastructure. The core businesses within the well diversified industry segment, consists of companies primarily in the wood and forest industries. Since Norsjö is situated within the so called “Skellefteåfältet” (Skellefteå mining area), the mining industry also plays a significant role in the employment profile of the Norsjö municipality.

During recent years tourism has increased in importance regarding employment in Norsjö.  Among the tourism related investments the following are noteworthy:  “Världens Längsta Linbana” (Worlds Longest Cableway), “Norsjö Hembygdsområde” (Norsjö Heritage Center) which includes a Skiing and Hunting museum, “Fannygården”, “Svansele Vildmarkscenter” (Svansele Wildernesscenter) with close to 400 stuffed animals in their natural settings along with historical hunting gear.   The Folkmuseum “Dahlbergsgården” in Bastutjärn, “Café Ångloket” (Steam Engine Café), cultural buildings in Bastuträsk, “Fromhedens Fiskecamp” (Fromheden’s Fishing Camp) and “Ringvor i Rengård” (Ringvor’s place in Rengård).
 
In central Norsjö you will find Hotel Norsjö.  The spa hotel “Källan” is located in nearby Åmliden.  Norsjö also has a “Folkets Hus, Medan”, a community center which hosts a theatre, a cinema, a dancehall, various meeting rooms, as well as the tourist office.
 
Norsjö’s natural beauty, with vast forests, lakes, rivers, and streams is perfect for fishing, hiking, canoeing, camping, and other outdoor activities.
 
 

Sidan uppdaterad:  2011-06-21
 
Contact information:
Norsjö kommun
935 81 Norsjö
Visiting Address:
Storgatan 67
Phone: +46 918-140 00
Fax: +46 918-141 00
E-mail: info[at]norsjo.se

Norsjö municipality

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