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Østre Toten is a municipality in Oppland county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Toten. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Lena.

Our slogan is "Close enough by and far enough away". Our vision is "Quality of life at the lake Mjøsa." Østre Toten is the place for those who want to stay rural, yet central to job opportunities and a diverse culture and leisure.

Østre Toten is bordered to the west by Vestre Toten, to the north by Gjøvik in Oppland county, as well as by Hurdal and Eidsvoll in neighboring Akershus county. The highest peak is Torsæterkampen with a height of 841 metres (2,759 ft).

Although some residences are widely spread, most people live in the villages of Skreia, Kapp, Kolbu, Lensbygda, or Lena.

Østre Toten is one of the Oppland's most productive farming municipalities. Østre Toten is Norway's largest producers of potatoes and onions. This is reflected in the municipality's coat-of-arms, which displays a potato plant.


  • Lena – Hamar: 66 km
  • Lena – Lillehammer: 62 km
  • Lena – Oslo: 110 km
  • Lena – Gardermoen: 84 km

Contact information:

Service Centre opening hours:

Monday - Friday from 8:00 - 15:30


Telephone - Switchboard 61 14 15 00

Office Address:

Rådhusgata 20, 2850 Lena

Mailing Address:

PO Box 24, 2851 Lena


We wish that all incoming e-mail be sent to postmottak@ostre-toten.kommune.no. You can also
use the contact form at the bottom of this page. The message goes to our incoming mail.

Please do not send any sensitive information by e-mail!

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