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'''Hell''' is a village in [[Stjørdal]], [[Norway]] with a population of around 350.  It has become a minor tourist attraction because of its name - people like to take the train there to get photographed in front of the train station sign. At the old warehouse in the train station area there is a sign "Gods expedition", an archaic form of the Norwegian word for cargo handling office ("godsekspedisjon" would be the standard form).
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A yearly blues festival, Hell Blues Festival takes place in the area around Hell each year.
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Mona Grudt, Miss Universe 1990, is from Hell.
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The name '''Hell''' stems from the Old Norse word ''hellir'', which means "overhang", "cliff cave". The Norwegian word 'hell' can also mean "luck".
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The Norwegian word for "hell" is "helvete", and there are several places in [[Norway]] with that name as well.
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==Understand==
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==Get in==
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===By plane===
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==Get around==
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==See==
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==Do==
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==Learn==
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==Work==
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==Buy==
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==Eat==
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===Budget===
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===Mid-range===
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===Splurge===
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==Drink==
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==Sleep==
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===Budget===
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==Stay safe==
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==Cope==
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==Get out==
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* [http://dmoz.org/Regional/Europe/Norway/Nord-Tr%C3%B8ndelag/Stj%C3%B8rdal/Hell Category at ODP]
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Hell is a village in Stjørdal, Norway with a population of around 350. It has become a minor tourist attraction because of its name - people like to take the train there to get photographed in front of the train station sign. At the old warehouse in the train station area there is a sign "Gods expedition", an archaic form of the Norwegian word for cargo handling office ("godsekspedisjon" would be the standard form).

A yearly blues festival, Hell Blues Festival takes place in the area around Hell each year.

Mona Grudt, Miss Universe 1990, is from Hell.

The name Hell stems from the Old Norse word hellir, which means "overhang", "cliff cave". The Norwegian word 'hell' can also mean "luck".

The Norwegian word for "hell" is "helvete", and there are several places in Norway with that name as well.


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Understand

Get in

By plane

By train

By car

By bus

By boat

Get around

See

Do

Learn

Work

Buy

Eat

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Drink

Sleep

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Contact

Stay safe

Cope

Get out

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