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Basic information about Hordaland
Hordaland [ˈhɔrdɑˈlɑn] is a county in Norway, bordering Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Telemark, and Rogaland counties. Hordaland is the third largest county after Akershus and Oslo by population. The county government is the Hordaland County Municipality which is located in Bergen. Before 1972, the city of Bergen was its own separate county apart from Hordaland.
Cities, towns & villages in Hordaland
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AskAsk is a small village in the eastern part of Askøy municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies along the Byfjorden on the eastern shore of the island of Askøy. The village of Ask is well known for the farming of strawberries which are sold in the marketplace in the nearby city of Bergen during the summer season. Ask has had famous residents up to recent times. Fridtjof Nansen lived in a house near Kongshaugen in a short period. Amalie Skram lived at Lien at Ask, near Ask Dambruk, from 1876 to 1878, in the same house where the headmaster, Nils Peder Åland, lived for 40 years. Show Askon the map
KnarvikKnarvik (or Knarrviki) is the administrative centre of the municipality of Lindås in Hordaland county, Norway. The (790-acre) village has a population (2013) of 5207, giving the village a population density of 1,637 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,240/sq mi). This makes it the largest settlement in the whole Nordhordland district of Hordaland. The village is located on the mainland, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) straight north of the city at the confluence of four fjords: Osterfjorden (heading east), Sørfjorden (heading southeast), Salhusfjorden (heading southwest), and the Radfjorden (heading northwest). The village of Isdalstø lies immediately north of Knarvik. Show Knarvikon the map
NorheimsundNorheimsund is the administrative centre of the municipality of Kvam in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northern side of the Hardangerfjord, about 80 kilometres (50 mi) from the city of Bergen. The village of Øystese lies about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) to the northeast and the village of Vikøy lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) southeast of Norheimsund. The village of Steine is a suburb, immediately to the west of Norheimsund. The (620-acre) village has a population (2012) of 2,224; giving the village a population density of 890 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,300/sq mi), the largest settlement in the whole municipality. Show Norheimsundon the map
ValestrandfossenValestrandfossen or Valestrandsfossen is a village in Osterøy municipality, Hordaland county, Norway. The village sits along the Sørfjorden on the western coast of the island of Osterøy, about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) west of the municipal centre of Lonevåg and about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) south of the village of Hamre where Hamre Church is located. Valestrandfossen has shops, a gas station, primary school, hairdressers, pubs, and Lerøy Fossen AS, the world's largest trout smokehouse. Show Valestrandfossenon the map
MongstadMongstad is an industrial site in Hordaland county, Norway. The site sits on the border of the municipalities of Lindås and Austrheim, with most of the site in Lindås. The site features an oil refinery for Statoil and other oil companies, including Shell. At Mongstad, Statoil has a crude oil terminal with a capacity of 9.5 million barrels (1,510,000 m3). The port at Mongstad is the largest in Norway, measured in tonnage. The refinery at Mongstad is modern, and has been extensively upgraded, with a capacity of 12 million tonnes of crude oil per year (230,000 barrels per day). The refinery is the largest in Norway, though medium-sized by European standards. It is owned by a company called Mongstad Refining, in which Statoil has whole ownership (since 2013). Show Mongstadon the map
AlversundAlversund is a village in Lindås municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the mainland of the Lindås peninsula, along the shore of the Alverstraumen strait. The village sits between the villages of Alverstraumen (across the strait) and Alver (to the south), forming a large village area that is often referred to as Alversund. Among other things one will find Den Gamle Bokstova, a book café where a small group of people meets 6-8 times a year to discuss literature. The building dates from the 16th century and is a former bank, library, and community house. Show Alversundon the map
SagvågSagvåg is a village in Stord municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southwest coast of the island of Stord, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) west of the town of Leirvik. The Stord Airport, Sørstokken lies about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) northwest of Sagvåg. Nysæter Church was built here in 1991 to serve the population of the village. The small mining village of Litlabø lies just northeast of Sagvåg. Show Sagvågon the map
LeirvikLeirvik is a town and the administrative centre of Stord municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The town lies along the southern coast of the large island of Stord, along the Hardangerfjorden. The town gained \"town status\" in 1997. The town includes the Eldøyane peninsula where the large Aker Solutions industrial area is located. Show Leirvikon the map
HolmefjordHolmefjord is a village in the municipality of Fusa in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located near the shore along the Samnangerfjorden in northern Fusa, about 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi) northwest of the municipal center of Eikelandsosen. The village has a tradition (for about the last 100 years or so) of having a play every May 17. Most villagers have participated in the play over the years. On May 17, the villagers work together and make a lot of a popular local porridge, called raudravle, which is sold for the benefit of the community house, Bygdaheimen. Show Holmefjordon the map
TyssedalTyssedal is a village in Odda municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the shore of the Sørfjorden about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) north of the town of Odda. Tyssedal is located in a charming environment in a valley between the fjord to the west and the mountains leading up to the vast Hardangervidda mountain plateau to the east. Show Tyssedalon the map
HusnesHusnes is the largest village in Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southern shore of the Hardangerfjorden on the Folgefonna peninsula, about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of the village of Herøysund and immediately north of the villages of Sunde and Valen. The lake Onarheimsvatnet lies along the southwestern part of the village between Husnes and Sunde. Show Husneson the map
LyklingLykling (historically: Løkling) is a village in Bømlo municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southwestern part of the island of Bømlo. The village is about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) north of the village of Langevåg and it sits at the end of the Lyklingfjorden, a small bay off the North Sea to the west. Show Lyklingon the map
LandåsLandås is a neighbourhood in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. Landås is located by the western side of the Ulriken mountain massif, from southeast of Haukeland University Hospital to the neighborhood of Nattland almost 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) further south. It was the last part of the historic Årstad municipality to be urbanised, with the development of Landås taking place mainly after World War II. The Faculty of Education of Bergen University College is located in Landås. The Grieg Academy is the original name of the music department at this campus of Bergen University College, however the music school with a very similar name - \"Grieg Academy-Institute\" - is affiliated with the University of Bergen and located in downtown Bergen. The unique Landås Church is located in this@en . Show Landåson the map
HerdlaHerdla is a former municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality existed from 1871 until 1964 and it encompassed a large group of about 2,000 islands and skerries covering about (44 sq mi) of land area, to the northwest of the city of Bergen. The administrative centre of the municipality was the small island-village of Herdla (island). The municipality included the northern third of the island of Holsnøy, the northern third of the island of Askøy, and the islands of Misje, Turøy, Toftøy, Rongøy, Blomøy, Ona, Bognøy, and many smaller surrounding islands. Show Herdlaon the map
HavråHavrå or Havre (sometimes Havretunet or Havråtunet) is a cluster of farms along the southern shore of the island of Osterøy in Osterøy municipality, Hordaland county, Norway. Havrå is one of the very last and best preserved of the common farm clusters on the western coast of Norway. Havrå was the first cultural environment to be protected under section 20 of the Norwegian Cultural Heritage Act. It was not connected to the national road network until late in the 1960s. Show Havråon the map
UllensvangUllensvang is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Hardanger. The administrative centre is the village of Kinsarvik. Other villages in the municipality include Lofthus, Utne, Vikebygd, and Alsåker. There are 3,369 inhabitants as of 1 January 2014. The number of inhabitants has shown a decrease of almost 700 people since 1980. This development can be seen in light of the general depopulation of rural Norway. Show Ullensvangon the map
RøldalRøldal is a village in the municipality of Odda in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies in the Røldal valley along the Storelva river on the north end of the lake Røldalsvatnet. Røldal is located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southeast of the town of Odda. Røldal was formerly part of the independent municipality of Røldal from 1838 until 1964 when it became a part of Odda municipality. The 13th-century Røldal Stave Church is located here. Demonyms are røldøl within; røldøling is used in Odda. Show Røldalon the map
KinsarvikKinsarvik is the administrative centre of the municipality of Ullensvang in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located at the end of a small bay at the confluence of the Sørfjorden and Eidfjorden where they join to form the main branch of the Hardangerfjorden. The village lies along the Norwegian National Road 13 and it has a ferry port with regular routes that connect it to Utne and Kvanndal across the fjord. The (140-acre) village has a population (2013) of 519, giving the village a population density of 895 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,320/sq mi). Show Kinsarvikon the map
BakkaGjetingsdalen is a village in the Mauranger area of Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located in the Gjetingsdalen valley, on a hillside overlooking the Maurangsfjorden. The village of Austrepollen lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) to the east, across the fjord. There is only one road leading into and out of the village (from Nordrepollen), making it rather isolated, but its close proximity to the Jondal Tunnel and Folgefonna Tunnel, give it good access to nearby urban areas. There is a hydroelectric power plant located along the river which runs through this valley. Show Bakkaon the map
MoMo is the administrative centre of Modalen municipality, located in northern Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies at the mouth of the river Moelva, where it empties into the Romarheimsfjorden (also known as the Mofjorden). The small village has about 100 residents. It is the seat of the municipal government and it is also the site of Mo Church, the only Church of Norway church in the municipality. The main \"centre\" of the village lies along the shore of the fjord where there are some small shops and a hotel that is run by some Icelanders. Show Moon the map
SundalSundal or Sunndal is the largest village in the Mauranger district of Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southern shore of the Maurangsfjorden, south of Nordrepollen and Gjetingsdalen. The village of Austrepollen lies to the east of Sunndal. It sits in a deep valley, with steep mountains surrounding it on three sides. The Bondhusbreen glacier is located at the southern end of the valley. Show Sundalon the map
FjellFjell is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is part of the traditional district of Midhordland. The municipality consists of several islands west of the city of Bergen, the major ones being Litlesotra, the northern part of Store Sotra, Bildøy, Bjorøy, Misje, and Turøy. The administrative centre of Fjell is the village of Straume. Some of the villages in Fjell include Ågotnes, Fjell, Foldnes, Knappskog, Knarrevik, Kolltveit, Landro, and Sekkingstad. Show Fjellon the map
AuklandshamnAuklandshamn or Økland is a village in Sveio municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located in the northern part of the traditional district of Haugaland, along the southern shore of the Bømlafjorden. Historically, the area was part of the municipality of Finnås, but it was transferred to the municipality of Valestrand in 1870. Then in 1964, it was transferred into the municipality of Sveio. Show Auklandshamnon the map
EidfjordEidfjord is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality is located in the traditional district of Hardanger. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Eidfjord, where the majority of the municipal population lives. The other major population centre in the municipality is the village of Øvre Eidfjord. Show Eidfjordon the map
ØysteseØystese (pronounced Oystesee) is a village in the municipality of Kvam in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located along the Hardangerfjord about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) east of the municipal centre of Norheimsund. The Norwegian County Road 7 passes through the village. The (470-acre) village has a population (2012) of 1,881; giving the village a population density of 995 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,580/sq mi). The Øystese Church from 1868 is located in the village center. There is also a primary school and a secondary school located in Øystese. Show Øysteseon the map
RådalRådal is a neighborhood in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located at the border between the boroughs of Fana and Ytrebygda. The center of the area is the shopping center Lagunen Storsenter. While the area has no official borders, it is regarded as the common name for the basic statistical units of Krohnåsen in Fana and Skeie, Siljustøl, and Holten in Ytrebygda. These had 5,967 residents in 2009 and covered 5.5 square kilometres (2.1 sq mi). The post address for Rådal also includes the areas Grimstad, Steinsvik, Nordås, Skjold, and Smørås. Show Rådalon the map
RosendalRosendal is the administrative centre of Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southern shore of the Hardangerfjorden, about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north of the village of Dimmelsvik and about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) straight west of the vast Folgefonna glacier which sits inside the nearby Folgefonna National Park. The village is especially known for the Barony Rosendal, a historic estate located in the village. Kvinnherad Church is also located in this village. Show Rosendalon the map
DaleDale or Dalekvam is the administrative centre of Vaksdal municipality, in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies at the western end of the Bergsdalen valley, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) northeast of the village of Stanghelle on the shore of the Veafjorden. The village lies along the European route E16, the Bergensbanen railway line (and Dale Station), and the river Daleelva. The (180-acre) urban area of Dale has a population (2013) of 1,163; giving the village area a population density of 1,615 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,180/sq mi). The small Dalegarden village at the southern end of Dale is included in the \"urban area\" of Dale. Show Daleon the map
MindeMinde is a neighbourhood in the southwestern part of Årstad borough in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located south of the neighborhoods of Solheim and Kronstad, west of Landås, and north of Fjøsanger and Storetveit (in Fana borough). Parts of Minde were in Fana municipality before the merger of 1972. It is home to the Bergen offices of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, the dairy company Tine, and the headquarters of the shipping company Odfjell. The area is served by one elementary school, Minde skole. An upper secondary school, Kristianborg videregående skole, was formerly located here, operated jointly by three free churches. As it failed to attain a body of students large enough for the operation of the school to be economically viable, it closed after the@en . Show Mindeon the map
OddaOdda is a town in Odda municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The town is the administrative centre of the municipality and the largest urban area in the whole Hardanger district. The town is located at the southern end of the Sørfjorden, in a narrow valley between towering mountains and the lake Sandvinvatnet to the south. The large Folgefonna glacier lies just west of Odda, high up in the mountains. The village of Odda was declared a \"town\" in 2004. Show Oddaon the map
StrandebarmStrandebarm is a former municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The original municipality was large, spanning both sides of the central part of the Hardangerfjorden. It also included the island of Varaldsøy. Over time, the municipality was divided and by the time of its dissolution in 1965, it was 112 square kilometres (43 sq mi). The municipality included land in the present-day municipalities of Jondal, Kvam, and Kvinnherad. The administrative center of the municipality was the village of Bru, where Strandebarm Church is located. Show Strandebarmon the map
LangevågLangevåg is a village in Bømlo municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located on the southern tip of the island of Bømlo, along the Bømlafjorden. It lies in the far southern part of the municipality, about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) south of the village of Lykling. The (280-acre) village has a population (2013) of 796, giving the village a population density of 692 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,790/sq mi). This makes it the fourth largest village in the municipality. Show Langevågon the map
DimmelsvikDimmelsvik is a village in Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the south shore of the Hardangerfjorden, about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) south of the municipal centre of Rosendal and about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) northeast of the village of Uskedal. The (96-acre) village has a population (2013) of 350, giving the village a population density of 897 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,320/sq mi). Show Dimmelsvikon the map
EidsvikEidsvik is a village in Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northwestern end of the island of Halsnøya, just west of the village of Sæbøvik. The village lies on a thin, narrow isthmus-like peninsula sticking out into the Hardangerfjorden. Eid Church is located in this village, and the church serves the whole island of Halsnøy. Eidsvik Skipsbyggeri, a ship building facility is also located in this village. The village is most notable for being the site of the historic Halsnøy Abbey which are located in the western part of the village. Show Eidsvikon the map
EtneEtnesjøen or Etne is the administrative centre of Etne municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located at the inner end of the Etnefjorden, along the European route E134 highway, about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of the village of Skånevik and about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northeast of the village of Ølensjøen (in neighboring Vindafjord municipality). The (290-acre) village has a population (2013) of 1159, giving the village a population density of 991 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,570/sq mi). Show Etneon the map
LofthusLofthus is a village in Ullensvang municipality which is located in the Hardanger region of Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies along the eastern shore of the Sørfjorden, along the Norwegian National Road 13. Lofthus is located about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of the village of Kinsarvik and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of the town of Odda. The (170-acre) village of Lofthus has a population (2013) of 556, giving the village a population density of 830 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,100/sq mi). Show Lofthuson the map
OsøyroOsøyro is the administrative centre of Os municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies on the southwestern part of the Bergen Peninsula, along the western shore of the Fusafjorden, about 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of the city centre of Bergen. The European route E39 highway runs through the village on its way to Bergen. There is a car ferry from the east side of Osøyro to the village of Fusa, across the Fusafjorden. Os Church is located in the village. Show Osøyroon the map
LaksevågLaksevåg is a borough of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The borough is located in the western part of the municipality. Historically, the area was called Laxevaag, and it was a separate municipality until 1972 when it was merged into Bergen. The borough of Laksevåg has residential areas on the hillside of the mountain Damsgårdsfjellet facing the Puddefjorden. By the fjord itself are several industrial buildings, many of them connected with the maritime industry. The rococo-style Damsgård Manor is located in the borough. Show Laksevågon the map
Søre ØyaneSøre Øyane is a village in the municipality of Os in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located on an archipelago in the Bjørnafjorden, off the southwestern coast of Os, southeast of the larger island of Strøno. The archipelago consists of four major islands, Røtinga, Bruarøy, Sundøy, and Lepsøy, as well as several smaller islands and islets, many of which are uninhabited. Lepsøy, the northernmost island, is located adjacent to the mainland, which it is connected to by a short bridge. A longer bridge spans the strait between Lepsøy and Sundøy, which in turn is connected to Røtinga and a smaller island, Brattholmen, through Bruarøy. Show Søre Øyaneon the map
HaljemHalhjem is a village in Os municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is a suburb of the municipal centre of Osøyro, located immediately to the north. The village is the site of an important ferry quay along the European route E39 highway which runs between the major cities of Bergen (to the north) and Stavanger (to the south). The population of Halhjem in 1999 was 991, but since 2001 it is considered a part of the urban area of Osøyro. Show Haljemon the map
StalheimStalheim is a village in the municipality Voss in Hordaland county, Norway. The small village lies along the European route E16 highway in the northeastern part of the municipality. The village sits at a high point in the inner part of the Nærøydalen valley which leads northeastwards towards the Nærøyfjorden. The highway runs through a series of tunnels to descend into the valley, although the old road Stalheimskleivi can still be used with its hairpin turns and 20% grade. Show Stalheimon the map
FlaktveitFlaktveit is a neighborhood in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The neighborhood is located in the borough of Åsane in the northern part of the city. The European route E16/European route E39 highway runs around three sides of the neighborhood, providing easy access to the city centre. The area was a farm until the late-1960s when development began and it is now a large residential area. Show Flaktveiton the map
StrusshamnStrusshamn is an urban village in the municipality of Askøy in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies along the Byfjorden on the southern coast of the island of Askøy, just west of the large urban village of Kleppestø. Strusshamn is one of the cultural centers of the municipality, and it is the site of the main church for the municipality, Strusshamn Church. Show Strusshamnon the map
StamnesStamneshella or Stamnes is a village in Vaksdal municipality, Hordaland county, Norway. It is located along the northern part of the Veafjorden, at the entrance to the Bolstadfjorden. The village is an old church site, with records showing a church in this village dating back to the early 14th century. The present Stamnes Church was built in 1861. The village also has a shop, a daycare centre, and a preschool. There a small bridge over the Bolstadfjorden on the eastern end of the village. It connects to a small residential area on the other side of the fjord that is surrounded by mountains and the fjord. About 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) northwest of the village lies the Kallestadsundet Bridge, which connects the mainland to the island of Osterøy, across the Veafjorden. Show Stamneson the map
NattlandNattland (also written \"Natland\") is a neighbourhood in Årstad and Fana boroughs in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located south of Landås and northeast of Paradis, although, like every neighbourhood outside Bergenhus borough, it has no clearly defined borders. It includes the residential areas that are located west and east of Nattlandsveien and Birkelundsbakken, and atop Nattlandsfjellet, a hill that is part of the Ulriken mountain massif; its summit is at 245 metres (804 ft) above sea level. The basic statistical units of Nattlandsfjellet, Øvre Nattland, and Nedre Nattland had a combined population of 3121 as of 1 January 2009. Nattland is the location of Nattland Studentboliger, a major student housing complex for students with children. Show Nattlandon the map
MangerManger is the administrative center of Radøy municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies in the central part of the island of Radøy, along the Radfjorden. The village of Bøvågen lies about 10 kilometres (6 mi) to the northwest and the village of Sæbø lies about 10 kilometres (6 mi) to the southeast. The (260-acre) village has a population (2013) of 1012, giving the village a population density of 964 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,500/sq mi). Show Mangeron the map
FedjeFedje is an island municipality in the Nordhordland region of Hordaland county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Fedje. The other main population centre is the village of Stormark. Show Fedjeon the map
BleieVikebygd is a village area in the municipality of Ullensvang in Hordaland county, Norway. The village area is actually made up of the conurbation of the smaller villages of Bleie and Nå. The village area lies on the western shore of the Sørfjorden, across from the village of Sekse. The village is built on the steep mountainsides that line the sides of the fjord. The Folgefonna National Park and the Folgefonna glacier both lie just to the southwest of the village. The village area is dominated by fruit farms and orchards. Show Bleieon the map
AskøyAskøy is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The island municipality is located in the Midhordland district of the county, sitting in a large group of islands immediately northwest of the city of Bergen. The administrative centre of the municipality is the urban village of Kleppestø on the southeastern shore of the island of Askøy. Since the opening of the Askøy Bridge connecting it to the mainland of Bergen in 1992, the population has increased rapidly. Its population growth among the highest in Norway. In 2014, the 10-year population growth rate was 27%. Most of the population growth is due to immigration from Bergen and the surrounding districts of Nordhordland and Midhordland. It is also the most populous island in Norway. Show Askøyon the map
BekkjarvikBekkjarvik is a village in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northeastern coast of the island of Selbjørn. The (190-acre) village of Bekkjarvik has a population (2013) of 485, giving the village a population density of 630 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,600/sq mi). Show Bekkjarvikon the map
FotlandsvågFotlandsvåg is a village in Osterøy municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northern shore of the island of Osterøy, along the Osterfjorden. The village lies in the northeastern part of the municipality, about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) southwest of the village of Tysso and about the same distance northeast of the village of Hosanger. The village of Ostereidet lies just across the 3-kilometre (1.9 mi) wide Osterfjorden. Show Fotlandsvågon the map
BruBru or Ploganes is a village in the municipality of Kvam in Hordaland county, Norway. It's located in the Strandebarm area, on the northern shore of the Hardangerfjorden. It is located about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) north of the village of Omastranda and about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northwest (across the fjord) from the village of Kysnesstranda in Jondal Municipality. Show Bruon the map
ÅsaneÅsane is a borough of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The borough makes up the northern part of the city, north of the city centre. Åsane is connected to downtown Bergen by the E16/E39 highway. The E16 highway continues on through Åsane to the southeast to the neighboring borough of Arna. The E39 highway continues north through Åsane to the Nordhordland Bridge and then on to the northern municipalities in Hordaland county. There are plans to shorten the E39 highway through Åsane, including the construction of two tunnels: Eikås Tunnel (start of construction 2010) and the Nyborg Tunnel (still in the planning stages). Most buses passing through Åsane stop at the centrally located Åsane Terminal. Show Åsaneon the map
ÅgotnesÅgotnes is a village in Fjell municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The industrial village is located on northern part of the island of Store Sotra, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of the city of Bergen. The village of Landro (and Landro Church) lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the northwest. Ågotnes serves as a commercial centre for the northern part of Sotra. It is the site of a primary school, sports facilities, fire station, and health clinic. It is also a main supply base for the oil industry. Show Ågotneson the map
HosangerHosanger is a former municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality existed from 1838 until its dissolution in 1964. The municipality originally covered all the lands on both sides of the from the Lonevågen fjord all the way east to the county border at the end of the Modalen valley. Hosanger also included an exclave on the Lindås peninsula surrounding the village of Seim at the southern end of the Lurefjorden. Seim was separated from the rest of Hosanger by part of Lindås municipality. Over time the areas of Seim and Modalen were split off from Hosanger. The administrative centre of the municipality was the village of Hosanger, where Hosanger Church is located. Show Hosangeron the map
UtneUtne is a village in Ullensvang municipality in the Hardanger region of Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northern end of the Folgefonn Peninsula, at the confluence of the Sørfjorden and Hardangerfjorden. The village is the site of Utne Church. The village of Alsåker lies about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the west on the northern shore of the peninsula and the village of Vikebygd lies about 20 kilometres (12 mi) to the south along the eastern shore of the peninsula. Show Utneon the map
AustevollAustevoll is a municipality and an archipelago in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Midthordland in Western Norway. The administrative centre is the village of Storebø on the island of Huftarøy. Other villages include Årland, Austevollshella, Bakkasund, Bekkjarvik, Birkeland, Haukanes, Husavik, Kolbeinsvik, Otterå, Våge, and Vinnes. Show Austevollon the map
TørvikbygdTørvikbygd (coord 60°18′02″N 06°10′09″E / 60.30056°N 6.16917°E) is a village in Kvam municipality Hardanger, Hordaland, Norway. The village is located on the west side of Hardanger Fjord, around 13 km south of the community center Norheimsund. The name comes from a farm name: «Tørvikja» or «Tørvikjo». The prefix «Tør-» comes from «tyri» («pitch pine»), from old Norwegian \"turvi\", which meant fat Pine wood. Show Tørvikbygdon the map
SundeSunde is a village in Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located along the Hardangerfjorden, just north of the island of Halsnøya. The northern entrance to the Halsnøy Tunnel is located in Sunde. The large urban village of Husnes lies just to the north of Sunde, on the other end of the lake Onarheimsvatnet. Show Sundeon the map
FinseFinse is a mountain village area on the shore of the lake Finsevatnet in Ulvik municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is centered on Finse Station, a railway station on the Bergensbanen railway line. The village sits at an elevation of 1,222 metres (4,009 ft) above sea level, making it the highest station on the entire Norwegian railway system. The village lies in the eastern part of Ulvik municipality, and it is not easily accessible from the rest of the municipality. There is no road access, only a railway stop. The long Finse Tunnel lies just west of the village area, replacing a difficult section of rail that frequently was blocked by snow and difficult to clear. Show Finseon the map
UggdalUggdal is the administrative centre of Tysnes municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the west side of the island of Tysnesøya. The village is located in the northern part of the Uggdalsdalen valley, just about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) from the coast. The small residential area of Uggdalseidet lies just south of Uggdal and the village of Våge lies about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north of Uggdal. Show Uggdalon the map
ÅrstadÅrstad is a borough in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. Historically, the area was a separate municipality called Årstad until 1916 when it was merged into the city of Bergen. The borough has similar (but not the same) boundaries to those of the old municipality. Show Årstadon the map
RubbestadnesetRubbestadneset is a village in Bømlo municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on a peninsula on the eastern side of the island of Bømlo, about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) east of the municipal centre of Svortland. The Stokksundet strait lies to the east and the Innværfjorden lies to the south and west. The (250-acre) village has a population (2013) of 1,205; giving the village a population density of 1,205 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,120/sq mi). This makes it the third largest village in the municipality. Wichmann Diesel motors originate from Rubbestadneset. Rubbestadnes Upper Secondary School is located in the village. Show Rubbestadneseton the map
Indre ÅlvikÅlvik is a village in the municipality of Kvam in Hordaland county, Norway. The village \"urban area\" consists of the settlements of Ytre Ålvik og Indre Ålvik (outer and inner Ålvik) and Vikadal. The settlements are located on either side of a ridge with Vikadal in between. Indre Ålvik has been heavily industrialised since the early 1900s, when Bjølvefossen A/S was established. The village lies along the Ålvik bay on the northern shore of the Hardangerfjord. The (170-acre) village has a population (2013) of 488, giving the village a population density of 697 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,810/sq mi). Ålvik Church is located in the village. Show Indre Ålvikon the map
EvangerEvanger is a former municipality in the Voss district of Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality existed from 1885 until 1964 when it was merged into two neighboring municipalities. The (230 sq mi) municipality included the eastern part of the Eksingedalen valley, the area surrounding the lake Evangervatnet, and the Bergsdalen valley. Show Evangeron the map
StanghelleStanghelle is a village in Vaksdal municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies along the Veafjorden at the mouth of the Hellestraumen (a small branch off the main fjord). The (99-acre) village has a population (2013) of 783, giving the village a population density of 1,958 inhabitants per square kilometre (5,070/sq mi). Show Stanghelleon the map
EidsvågEidsvåg is a neighborhood in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The village area lies in the borough of Åsane in the northern part of the city. It is located north of Ytre Sandviken, northwest of Jordal, southwest of Ervik and south of Eidsvågen, an arm of Byfjorden. Eidsvåg was the administrative center of the former municipality of Åsane, until 1972 when Åsane was merged into the city of Bergen. Show Eidsvågon the map
MasfjordenMasfjorden is a municipality in the northern part of Hordaland county in Norway. The municipality is located in the Nordhordland district of the county. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Masfjordnes. Other villages in the municipality include Frøyset, Hosteland, Matre, and Solheim. Show Masfjordenon the map
KronstadKronstad is a neighbourhood in the borough of Årstad in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the northern part of the borough, south of the large Store Lungegårdsvannet bay, east of the neighborhood of Solheim, north of Minde, west of Landås, and west of Møllendal and Haukeland (in Bergenhus borough). The neighbourhood was named after the old Kronstad farm (whose successor is the Kronstad Hovedgård manor house), which was formerly known as \"Hunstad\". After the vicar of Bergen Cathedral purchased the farm in 1705, the name was changed to \"Cronstad\" which later changed to Kronstad. Show Kronstadon the map
KlokkarvikKlokkarvik is a village in Sund municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southeastern part of the island of Sotra, approximately 40 minutes outside the city of Bergen. It lies along the coast of Sotra, at the confluence of the Raunefjorden, Fanafjorden, and Korsfjorden. The islands of Lerøyna and Bjelkarøyna lie just east off the coast of Klokkarvik. The (150-acre) village has a population (2013) of 677, giving the village a population density of 1,092 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,830/sq mi). Sund Church is located in Klokkarvik. Show Klokkarvikon the map
VågeVåge is the largest village in Tysnes municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northern shore of the island of Tysnesøya, about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north of the municipal centre of Uggdal. The (250-acre) village has a population (2015) of 690, giving the village a population density of 663 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,720/sq mi). The village is the site of Tysnes Church. The village has a ferry quay that has regular connections to Haljem on the mainland of Os municipality on the other side of the Bjørnafjorden. Show Vågeon the map
BøvågenBøvågen is a small village in Radøy municipality, Hordaland county, Norway. It's located on the northern part of the island of Radøy. From 1924 until 1964, it was the administrative centre of the former municipality of Hordabø. Hordabø Church is located in the village. The village sits about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northwest of the municipal centre of Manger. Bøvågen has had various industry over the years. Originally it was a fishing village, but more recently it has been home to a plant belonging to the industrial company Sverre Munck Elektro-Mekanisk Industri. Show Bøvågenon the map
VaksdalVaksdal Station (Norwegian: Vaksdal stasjon) is a railway station located in the village of Vaksdal in the municipality of Vaksdal, Hordaland county, Norway. The station is located along the Bergen Line. The station is served by twelve daily departures per direction by the Bergen Commuter Rail operated by Norwegian State Railways, as well by the night train to Oslo Central Station. The station opened in 1883 as part of the Voss Line. The restaurant in the station was taken over by Norsk Spisevognselskap on 1 January 1924, and it was closed on 15 December 1935. Show Vaksdalon the map
SkjoldSkjold is a neighbourhood in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. Located in Fana borough, it is a mostly residential area dominated by single-family homes and apartment buildings. Skjold is located to the southwest of Nesttun and east of Sørås. The area has an elementary school, Skjold skole, and a private Steiner-Waldorf elementary/lower secondary school, Steinerskolen på Skjold. Skjold Church is located in the neighborhood. The basic statistical units of Skjold and Skjoldhøgda had a combined population of 4967 as of 1 January 2009. Show Skjoldon the map
ÅkraÅkra is a village in Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the north side of the Åkrafjorden, about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) northeast of the village of Skånevik. The village sits in the far southeastern corner of the municipality. It sits at the end of Norwegian County Road 40, a road running from Dimmelsvik to Åkra where it ends. The village area is fairly isolated, with only one road in and out, sitting in a small valley with mountains and a fjord surrounding it. Åkra Church is located in the village. Show Åkraon the map
OlensvagØlensvåg or Ølsvågen is a village in Vindafjord municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located at the southwestern end of the Ølsfjorden, along the European route E134 highway, just west of the municipal centre of Ølensjøen. The village was historically a part of the municipality of Ølen, which was merged into Vindafjord in 2006. The (100-acre) village of Ølensvåg has a population (2014) of 444, giving the village a population density of 1,083 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,800/sq mi). Show Olensvagon the map
BakkasundBakkasund is a village in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southeastern side of the island of Stora Kalsøy. The mountain Mjuken lies about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) north of the village. Store-Kalsøy Chapel is located in the village, serving the northwestern part of Austevoll. Prior to the opening of the Bakkasund Bridge (connecting the island to Hundvåko island) in 1999, Bakkasund was the ferry port for the island of Stora Kalsøy, connecting it to several other islands in Austevoll. Show Bakkasundon the map
RosslandRossland is a village in Meland municipality, in Hordaland county, Norway. The village sits on the northern part of the island of Holsnøy, about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) northeast of the coastal village of Io. The village lies along the shores of the Rosslandspollen bay, and it is the largest village area on the northern part of the island of Holsnøy. The (120-acre) village area has a population (2013) of 359, giving the village area a population density of 748 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,940/sq mi). Show Rosslandon the map
UskedalenUskedal or Uskedalen is a village in Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located in a small valley along the southern shore of the Hardangerfjorden, about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) southwest of the village of Dimmelsvik and about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) east of the village of Herøysund. The (170-acre) village has a population (2013) of 690, giving the village a population density of 1,000 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,600/sq mi). The village is the site of Uskedalen Church. Show Uskedalenon the map
FanaFana is a borough of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The borough makes up the southeastern part of the municipality of Bergen. The borough was once part of the historic municipality of Fana which was incorporated into Bergen in 1972. The old municipality was much larger than the present-day borough of Fana. It also included all of the present-day boroughs of Ytrebygda and Fyllingsdalen as well as the southern part of the present-day boroughs of Årstad. As of 1 January 2012, Fana had a population of 39,216. Show Fanaon the map
BolstadøyriBolstadøyri is a village in Voss municipality, Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies at the mouth of the river Bolstadelvi, where it meets the Bolstadfjorden. The village lies about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) west of the village of Evanger and about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northeast of the village of Dalekvam. The village has a railway station, Bolstadøyri Station, which is part of the Bergensbanen railway line and is also served by the Bergen Commuter Rail. The European route E16 highway runs through the village also. Show Bolstadøyrion the map
EspelandEspeland is a village in the borough of Arna in Bergen, Norway. It is located north of Lake Haukeland (Norwegian: Haukelandsvatnet) and Mount Livarden. The village of Indre Arna lies about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) to the north. As of January 1, 2008, the population of the Espeland urban area is 1,937. The urban area covers a land area of 2.14 square kilometres, and has a population density of 905 per square kilometre. Espeland is known for the Espeland concentration camp, built by German forces between 1942 and 1943. Show Espelandon the map
ØlveØlve is a village in Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located along the Kvinnheradsfjorden in the western part of the municipality. It is the site of Ølve Church. Ølve is located near the border with Fusa municipality, and it is across the water from Tysnes municipality. Ølve is a farming village, but it is also industrial. One of the main businesses in Ølve is Schat Harding, a major producer of lifeboats of the free fall type for boats and cruise ships over the whole world. Show Ølveon the map
SeljestadSeljestad is a village in Odda municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located at an elevation of 600 metres (2,000 ft) above sea level, in the Seljestaddalen valley, about 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of the town of Odda. The European route E134 highway passes through the village. There were about 29 permanent residents of Seljestad in 2001, but the area has a lot of vacation cabins and the Seljestad hotel in the area, so there can be a large temporary population at certain times of the year. Show Seljestadon the map
KnappskogKnappskog is a village in Fjell municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies along the northeastern coast of the island of Sotra, about halfways between the villages of Ågotnes (to the north) and Kolltveit (to the south). The island of Geitung lies about 500 metres (1,600 ft) off the coast of Knappskog. The (230-acre) village of Knappskog has a population (2013) of 1,451; giving the village a population density of 1,544 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,000/sq mi). Show Knappskogon the map
SkånevikSkånevik is a former municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality existed from 1838 until 1965 and it included the land surrounding both sides of the Skånevikfjorden and its smaller branches: the Åkrafjorden and Matersfjorden. It also included the eastern part of the island of Halsnøya and stretched quite a ways inland all the way to the Folgefonna glacier on the border with Odda. The administrative centre of the municipality was the village of Skånevik where Skånevik Church is located. Show Skånevikon the map
SæbøSæbø is a village in the municipality of Radøy in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located along the Radfjorden on the southern coast of the island of Radøy, about 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) west of the village of Austmarka and about 8.5 kilometres (5.3 mi) south of the municipal centre of Manger. The village is the site of Sæbø Church which serves the southern part of Radøy municipality. Sæbø was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Sæbø which existed from 1924 until 1964. Show Sæbøon the map
SekkingstadSekkingstad is a village in Fjell municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is situated on the west side of the island of Store Sotra. Sekkingstad is the site of a fish factory, which exports fish to countries such as Russia and Japan. The 130-metre (430 ft) tall mountain Saufjellet lies just northeast of the village. The (110-acre) village has a population (2013) of 388, giving the village a population density of 902 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,340/sq mi). Show Sekkingstadon the map
HagavikHagavik is a village in Os municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies immediately to the west of the municipal centre of Osøyro on the shore of the Skeisosen, an arm off the main Bjørnafjorden. Hagavik's population is about 1,650. The actual size of the village is no longer tracked and it is considered part of the urban area of Osøyro. Nore Neset Church is located in the village, as well as the Kysthospitalet, an orthopedic hospital that is part of the Helse Bergen network. Show Hagavikon the map
EikelandsosenEikelandsosen is the administrative center of the municipality of Fusa in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located at the end of the Eikelandsfjorden, a small arm off the main Fusafjorden. The village sits to the southeast of the village of Holmefjord, west of the village of Holdhus, and northeast of the village of Fusa. The (170-acre) village has a population (2013) of 477, giving the village a population density of 681 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,760/sq mi). Show Eikelandsosenon the map
LonevågLonevåg is the administrative centre of Osterøy municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northern coast of the island of Osterøy, at the end of the 5-kilometre (3.1 mi) long Lonevågen fjord, which branches off the main Osterfjorden. The (230-acre) village has a population (2013) of 816, giving the village a population density of 887 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,300/sq mi). There is some shops and small industry in the village. Show Lonevågon the map
Indre ArnaIndre Arna is a settlement in Arna borough in Bergen, Norway. While Indre Arna is relatively far from most of the city by road, an 8-minute train journey through Ulriken connects Indre Arna to the city centre. On January 1, 2008, the Indre Arna urban settlement, as defined by Statistics Norway, had a population of 6198. The urban settlement covered a land area of 3.80 square kilometres, and had a population density of 1631 per square kilometre. Arna Church is located in the village. Show Indre Arnaon the map
MjølfjellMjølfjell is a village area located in the eastern part of the Raundalen valley in the municipality of Voss in Hordaland county, Norway. Mjølfjell is served by the train station on the Bergensbanen railway line, Mjølfjell Station, both local trains from Voss and (less frequently) the Bergen to Oslo express trains make regular stops there. Mjølfjell has a grocery store, a chapel, and a military training facility. There are about 500 cabins in the area that are used for vacationers. Show Mjølfjellon the map
LoteLote is a village in the municipality of Eid in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. The population of Lote (2001) was 132. The village is located about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) southeast of the village of Nordfjordeid and about 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) northwest of Sandane in Gloppen Municipality. The 2.9-kilometre (1.8 mi) Lote Tunnel is a tunnel along the European route E39 that goes through a mountain north of Lote. The tunnel connects Lote with the rest of Eid municipality. Show Loteon the map
ValevågValevåg is a village in Sveio municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northern end of the Sveio peninsula, along the southern shore of the Hardangerfjorden. Historically, Valevåg was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Valestrand until it was merged into Sveio in 1964. Valen Chapel (built in 1707) is in the village of Valevåg, and just outside the village to the south is the much larger Valestrad Church (built in 1873). Show Valevågon the map
KnarrevikKnarrevik or Knarrvika is a village in Fjell municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located along the Byfjorden on the eastern coast of the island of Litlesotra, just north of the municipal centre of Straume. The western end of the Sotra Bridge lies at Knarrevik. The (1,640-acre) urban area of Knarrevik/Straume has a population (2013) of 10,302; giving the area a population density of 1,556 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,030/sq mi). Show Knarrevikon the map
Ytre ArnaYtre Arna is a settlement in the borough of Arna in Bergen, Norway. Ytre Arna is known for Arne Fabrikker, the country's first mechanised cotton mill. On January 1, 2008, the Ytre Arna urban settlement, as defined by Statistics Norway, had a population of 2513. The urban settlement covered a land area of 1.52 square kilometres (0.59 sq mi), and the population density was 1,653 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,280/sq mi). Ytre Arna Church is located in the village. Show Ytre Arnaon the map
AbbedissoAbbedisso is a small village in the municipality of Askøy in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located along the Herdlefjorden near the northwestern tip of the island of Askøy. The village of Io lies directly to the north on the island of Holsnøy, just across the fjord. The name Abbedisso is very similar to the Norwegian language word abbedisse meaning abbess, as in the head of a nunnery. During Catholic times in Norway, there may have been a nunnery in this area. Show Abbedissoon the map
VossestrandVossestrand is a former municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The (203 sq mi) municipality existed from 1868 until 1964 and it was located in the northern part of the present-day municipality of Voss. The municipality was centered on the nearby villages of Vinje and Oppheim, where the two churches for the municipality are located: Vinje Church and Oppheim Church. The large lake Oppheimsvatnet sat in the central part of the municipality. Show Vossestrandon the map
AlverstraumenAlverstraumen is a village in Lindås municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located at the southern tip of the island of Radøy. The Alversund Bridge connects Alverstraumen to the village of Alversund across the Alverstraumen strait to the east. The 1-kilometre (0.62 mi) long Alverstraumen strait runs along the eastern side of the village connecting the Radsundet strait to the Radfjorden, and it separates the mainland from the island of Radøy. Show Alverstraumenon the map
TysnesTysnes is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Sunnhordland. The administrative centre is the village of Uggdal. Other population centres in Tysnes include the villages of Våge and Onarheim. The island municipality is located in a group of islands near the mouth of the Hardangerfjorden. The majority of the municipal population lives on the island of Tysnesøya, the largest island in the municipality. Show Tysneson the map
HoldhusHoldhus is a village in Fusa municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located about 4.5 kilometres (2.8 mi) east of the municipal centre of Eikelandsosen. The village was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Hålandsdal which existed from 1903 until 1964. The historic Holdhus Church is located in the village. The village is located near several large lakes including Gjønavatnet, Henangervatnet, and Skogseidvatnet. Show Holdhuson the map
YgreYgre Station (Norwegian: Ygre stasjon) is a railway station on the Bergensbanen railway line. It is located at the village of Ygre in Voss municipality, Hordaland county, Norway. The station is served by the Bergen Commuter Rail, operated by Norges Statsbaner, with up to five daily departures in each direction. The station was opened in 1908. The station building is the former building at Nesttun station that had grown too small and was moved here. Show Ygreon the map
SalhusSalhus is an urban settlement in the borough of Åsane in Bergen municipality, Hordaland county, Norway. Salhus is located approximately 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) north of the city centre of Bergen. Salhus sits along the shore of the Salhusfjorden on the northern part of the Bergen Peninsula. The village area is located along Norwegian County Road 564, just east of the European route E39 highway and the southern end of the Nordhordland Bridge. Show Salhuson the map
BlomvågBlomvåg is a village in Øygarden municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located in the central part of the island of Blomøyna, surrounding inner part of the Blomvågen fjord. The Blomvåg Church was built in this village in 1931, serving the southern part of the municipality of Øygarden. About 250 people live in Blomvåg (as of 2002). The economy is based on the fishing industry, and historically it was also a whaling port. Show Blomvågon the map
StorebøStorebø is the administrative centre and largest village in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northern part of the island of Huftarøy, just south of the village of Birkeland and northwest of the village of Haukanes. The (380-acre) village has a population (2013) of 1,322; giving the village a population density of 864 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,240/sq mi). Show Storebøon the map
VinjeVinje or Nedre Vinjo is a village in Voss municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located at the confluence of two small rivers flowing out of the lakes Myrkdalsvatnet (to the northwest) and Oppheimsvatnet (to the east). The village also sits at the junction of Norwegian National Road 13 and the European route E16 highway. Vinje Church is located in the village, and there has been a church here since the middle ages. Show Vinjeon the map
GranvinGranvin is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality is located in the traditional district of Hardanger. The administrative centre of Granvin is the village of Eide, which is also called \"Granvin\". About half of the residents of the municipality live in the municipal centre. The rest live in the rural valley areas surrounding the Granvinsfjorden or the lake Granvinsvatnet in the central part of the municipality. Show Granvinon the map
EitrheimEitrheim is a village in Odda municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The industrial village is located on a small peninsula near the southern shore of the Sørfjorden, just 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) north of the town of Odda. Since 2003, it has been considered a part of urban area of Odda (town), so separate population statistics are no longer tracked. The eastern end of the Folgefonna Tunnel lies on the western edge of Eitrheim. Show Eitrheimon the map
TælavågTelavåg or Tælavåg is a village in Sund municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the island of Sotra, about 39 kilometres (24 mi) southwest of the city of Bergen and about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) northwest of the village of Kausland. The (170-acre) village has a population (2013) of 551, giving the village a population density of 882 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,280/sq mi). Show Tælavågon the map
HjartåsHjartås is a village in Meland municipality, located in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies along the Herdlefjorden on the western coast of the island of Holsnøy. The village is a part of the urban area of Holme. The (120-acre) urban area of Holme (which includes Hjartås) has a population (2012) of 663, giving the village a population density of 1,326 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,430/sq mi). Show Hjartåson the map
HerøysundHerøysund is a village in Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southeastern shore of the Hardangerfjorden, about half-way between the villages of Husnes (to the south) and Uskedal (to the north). The (120-acre) village has a population (2013) of 486, giving the village a population density of 1,013 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,620/sq mi). Show Herøysundon the map
NesttunNesttun is an urban centre and neighbourhood in the southern parts of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located approximately 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of the city centre. It was the centre of the old Fana municipality, which merged with Bergen in 1972, and is today the administration centre of Fana borough. Nesttun contains a mall, several smaller shops, a library, and Birkeland Church. Show Nesttunon the map
FlatkvålFlatkvål /fla:kol/ is a village in the Eksingedalen valley in Vaksdal municipality, Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies along the river Storelvi, about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northeast of the village of Stamneshella. The Modalen Tunnel is located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) west of Flatkvål. The village of Nesheim lies about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) to the east. Flatkvål is the site of Eksingedal Church. Show Flatkvålon the map
KolltveitKolltveit is a village in Fjell municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies on the eastern shore of the island of Sotra. The island of Bildøyna lies about 100 metres (330 ft) east of the shore in Kolltveit. National Road 555 reaches Kolltveit via the Kolltveit Tunnel, and intersects with the terminus of County Road 561 in a roundabout before heading south. There is a golf course in the area. Show Kolltveiton the map
MundheimMundheim is a small village in the municipality of Kvam in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the southern part of the municipality, along the Hardangerfjorden, just northwest of the island of Varaldsøy. The village sits at the junction of two county roads (fylkesvei). Fv48 runs through Mundheim from Gjermundshamn (south) to Eikelandsosen (north) and Fv49 runs northeast to Ploganes and Norheimsund. Show Mundheimon the map
AustrheimAustrheim is a municipality in the Nordhordland region of Hordaland county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Årås. Other villages in the municipality include Austrheim and Kaland. The Mongstad industrial area lies along the border of Austrheim and neighboring Lindås municipality. The westernmost point of mainland Norway lies in the municipality at Vardetangen. Show Austrheimon the map
SkipleSkiple Station (Norwegian: Skiple holdeplass) is a railway station along the Bergensbanen railway line. It is located at the village of Skiple in the central part of the Raundalen valley in Voss municipality, Hordaland county, Norway. The station is served by the Bergen Commuter Rail, operated by Norges Statsbaner, with up to five daily departures in each direction. The station was opened in 1931. Show Skipleon the map
KjøkkelvikKjøkkelvik is a mostly residential neighborhood of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The neighborhood is located on the west side of the large mountain Lyderhorn in the borough of Laksevåg, along the coast of the Byfjorden. The Norwegian Diver School is located at Kjøkkelvik. The local multi-sports team is Kjøkkelvik IL. The southern base of the Askøy Bridge is located at Kjøkkelvik. Show Kjøkkelvikon the map
FrekhaugFrekhaug is the administrative centre of Meland municipality, located in Hordaland county, Norway. The village sits at the southern tip of the island of Holsnøy. The (330-acre) urban area of Frekhaug (which also encompasses the suburb of Vikane) has a population (2013) of 2,335; giving the village a population density of 1,743 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,510/sq mi). Show Frekhaugon the map
ÅråsÅrås is the administrative centre of Austrheim municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located in the central part of the island of Fosnøyna, about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) northeast of the village of Austrheim. The (160-acre) village has a population (2013) of 603, giving the village a population density of 942 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,440/sq mi). Show Åråson the map
LoddefjordLoddefjord is a suburb of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the borough of Laksevåg west of the city centre. Loddefjord consists mainly of high- and low-rise flats revolving around the local shopping mall. It is home to a large group of immigrants who came to Bergen in the late 1970s and 1980s. Informally, the area is sometimes referred to as \"Loddikken\". Show Loddefjordon the map
VinnesVinnes is a village in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on Vestre Vinnesvåg area on the southeastern shore of the island of Huftarøy, about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) southwest of the village of Husavik and about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) east of the village of Bekkjarvik. Vinnes School is located in the village, serving the southern part of the island. Show Vinneson the map
OnarheimOnarheim is a village in Tysnes municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southeastern shores of the island of Tysnesøya, along the Hardangerfjorden. The village has been home to a church since the 12th century. The present Onarheim Church was built in 1893, and it serves the southeastern part of the municipality. There is also a small school in Onarheim. Show Onarheimon the map
TysseTysse is the administrative centre of Samnanger municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located near the end of the Samnangerfjorden. It is located immediately south of the village of Haga, and it is considered to be part of the \"urban area\" of Haga by Statistics Norway. The village lies at the mouth of the river Tysseelva which runs through the Tyssedalen valley. Show Tysseon the map
HammarslandHammarsland is a village in Sund municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the island of Sotra, just east of the municipal centre of Skogsvåg in the northern part of the municipality. The (140-acre) village has a population (2013) of 875, giving the village a population density of 1,563 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,050/sq mi). Show Hammarslandon the map
HolmeHolme is a village in the Meland municipality, located in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies along Herdlefjorden on the western coast of the island of Holsnøy. The (130-acre) urban area of Holme (which includes Hjartås) has a population (2013) of 893, giving the village a population density of 1,685 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,360/sq mi). Show Holmeon the map
GrovGrov is a village in Stord municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the island of Stord, about a 7-minute drive north of the town of Leirvik. Grov lies along the European route E39 highway and the Langenuen strait, overlooking the island of Huglo across the strait. Grov is known for its fantastic natural surroundings and peaceful life by the sea. Show Grovon the map
FjæraFjæra (historically called Åkrabotn) is a village in Etne municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located at the innermost end of the Åkrafjorden. The European route E134 highway runs through the village, just east of the Rullestad Tunnel. The highway connects Etne to the neighboring municipality of Odda to the east. Fjæra Chapel is located in the village. ElrubiusOMG has family in there. Show Fjæraon the map
MelandMeland is a municipality in the Nordhordland district of Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality lies about 30 minutes north of the city of Bergen in Western Norway. The island municipality sits mostly on the island of Holsnøy, where the administrative centre of Frekhaug is located. Other villages in Meland include Hjartås, Holme, Io, Krossneset, Meland, and Rossland. Show Melandon the map
KalandKaland is a village in Austrheim municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northwestern tip of the mainland Lindås peninsula, just west of the Mongstad industrial area. The (230-acre) village has a population (2013) of 478, giving the village a population density of 520 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,300/sq mi). Show Kalandon the map
GravdalGravdal is a neighborhood in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the borough of Laksevåg in the valley between the mountains Damsgårdsfjellet and Lyderhorn. The Byfjorden flows past to the north and the lake Gravdalsvatnet to the south. The western end of the Damsgård Tunnel is located in Gravdal. Nygård Church is also located in Gravdal. Show Gravdalon the map
TveitevågTveitevåg is a village in Askøy municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located along the Hauglandsosen bay on the western coast of the island of Askøy. The village surrounds the lake Storavatnet, just east of the Kollevågen nature reserve. Tveit Church is located in the village. Historically, the area was home to a large mill, but it is now closed. Show Tveitevågon the map
ValestrandValestrand is a former municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 59-square-kilometre (23 sq mi) municipality was located on a peninsula on the southern shore of the Bømlafjorden inside the present-day municipality of Sveio. The administrative centre of Valestrand was the village of Valevåg. The two churches in Valestrand were Valen Chapel and Valestrand Church. Show Valestrandon the map
UtåkerUtåker is a village in Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located where the Skåneviksfjorden splits into the Matersfjorden and Åkrafjorden. The village of Skånevik lies to the south, across the fjord. The village is a ferry port, with regular routes from Skånevik to Sunde i Matre to Utåker. Utåker Church is located in this village. Show Utåkeron the map
HauglandHaugland is a small village in Radøy municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located just east of the larger village of Bøvågen on the northern part of the island of Radøy. The (180-acre) village has a population (2013) of 444, giving the village a population density of 608 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,570/sq mi). Show Hauglandon the map
SøvikSøvik is a village in the municipality of Os in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies at the eastern end of the Lysefjorden, a short distance south of the city of Bergen. The area is notable for the ancient ruins of the Lyse Abbey, located on the northeast side of the village. The Lyshornet mountain lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) north of the village. Show Søvikon the map
SeimSeim is a village in Lindås municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located at the innermost part of the Lurefjorden, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north of the village of Knarvik and about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) southeast of the island of Lygra. The village is home to Seim Church (Seim kyrkje) which was built in 1878, and a primary school. Show Seimon the map
VikavågenVikavågen is a village in Øygarden municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies on the southeastern coast of the island of Toftøyna, in the southernmost part of Øygarden. The (120-acre) village has a population (2013) of 604, giving the village a population density of 1,285 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,330/sq mi). Show Vikavågenon the map
KauslandKausland is a village in Sund municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southern part of the island of Sotra, about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) southwest of the village of Hammarsland and about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) southeast of the village of Tælavåg. Kausland Church is located in this village, serving western Sund municipality. Show Kauslandon the map
KolbeinsvikKolbeinsvik is a village in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the western shores of the island of Huftarøy, about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) northwest of the villages of Vinnes and Husavik. The small islands of Drøna and Rostøy lie just to the north, off the coast of Huftarøy. It had a population of 481 in 2001. Show Kolbeinsvikon the map
GjerstadGjerstad is a village in Osterøy municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located in the central part of the island of Osterøy, just north of the village of Austbygdi. The municipal centre of Lonevåg lies about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north of Gjerstad. Gjerstad Church is located in this village, serving the central part of the island. Show Gjerstadon the map
BergenhusBergenhus is a borough of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. This borough encompasses the city centre and is the most urbanized area of the whole city. The (6,280-acre) borough has a population (2014) of 40,606. This gives Bergenhus a population density of 1,598 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,140/sq mi). Show Bergenhuson the map
KleppestøKleppestø is the administrative centre of the municipality of Askøy in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southern coast of the island of Askøy. The village of Florvåg lies just north of Kleppestø and the village of Strusshamn lies to the west. Kleppestø is connected to the city of Bergen by ferry and by the Askøy Bridge. Show Kleppestøon the map
FørdeFørde or Førde i Hordaland is a village in Sveio municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located at the southern end of the Førdespollen bay, off of the main Bømlafjorden. The European route E39 highway runs through the village on its way between the cities of Stavanger and Bergen. The village is the site of Førde Church. Show Førdeon the map
SteineSteine is a village in the municipality of Kvam in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the Steinsdalen valley which runs from the Kvamskogen area to the outskirts of the large village of Norheimsund. The Norwegian County Road 7 runs through Steine. The Steinsdalsfossen waterfall is a notable tourist attraction in the village. Show Steineon the map
HusaHusa is a village in the Ølve district of Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located at the end of a small bay off the main Hardangerfjorden. The village lies about 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) north of the village of Ølve and about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) southwest of the village of Hatlestrand. Show Husaon the map
BotnenBotnen is a village in Odda municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located at the southern end of the lake Røldalsvatnet. It is connected by Norwegian National Road 13 to the village of Nesflaten in Suldal municipality to the south. Historically, the village was part of the old municipality of Røldal. Show Botnenon the map
KalfaretKalfaret is a neighborhood in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The neighborhood is located in the borough of Bergenhus, just north of the Store Lungegårdsvannet bay, east of the city centre. The area is an affluent neighborhood, although it is close to the main train line that runs into Bergen Station. Show Kalfareton the map
AlsåkerAlsåker is a village in the municipality of Ullensvang, in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies on the Folgefonn peninsula, along the shore of the Hardangerfjorden. The village lies about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southwest of the village of Utne and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of the village of Jondal. Show Alsåkeron the map
JondalJondal is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located on the Folgefonna peninsula in the Hardanger district, on the eastern shore of the Hardangerfjorden. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Jondal. Other villages in Jondal include Herand, Kysnesstranda, and Torsnes. Show Jondalon the map
SlettaSletta is a rural linear village in the municipality of Radøy in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies on the northern side of the island of Radøy about a 50-minute drive north of the city of Bergen. There are about 400 inhabitants in the Sletta area. It is the site of the Emigrant Church, Sletta. Show Slettaon the map
HjellestadHjellestad is a neighborhood of Bergen, Norway, situated in the borough of Ytrebygda. It is located on Mildehalvøyen, about 20 kilometers (12 mi) from the city center. From Hjellestad there is a ferry to Bjelkarøy, Lerøy and Klokkarvik. Bergen Airport, Hjellestad was situated there from 1948 to 1951. Show Hjellestadon the map
HylkjeHylkje is a village in the borough of Åsane in Bergen, Norway. On January 1, 2008, the population of the Hylkje urban area was 2137. The urban area covered a land area of 2.59 square kilometres, and had a population density of 825 per square kilometre. European route E39 runs through Hylkje. Show Hylkjeon the map
LandroLandro is a village in Fjell municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northern part of the island of Sotra. It lies about half way between the villages of Ågotnes and Sollsvika. Landro Church is located in this village, serving the northern part of the island. Show Landroon the map
FoldnesFoldnes is a village in Fjell municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northwestern shore of the island of Litlesotra, just north of the village of Straume. The Foldnes Church is located in this village, and it serves the people of the island of Litlesotra. Show Foldneson the map
Vossis a municipality and a traditional district in Hordaland county, Norway. The administrative center of the municipality is the village of Vossevangen. Other villages include Bolstadøyri, Borstrondi, Evanger, Kvitheim, Mjølfjell, Oppheim, Stalheim, and Vinje. Show Vosson the map
AskelandAskeland is a village in Radøy municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southern part of the island of Radøy, about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) north of the village of Sæbø and about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) southeast of the municipal center of Manger. Show Askelandon the map
TrengereidTrengereid is a local stop on the Bergensbanen railway. It is located far east in Bergen, Norway, in the Arna borough on the shore of the fjord Sørfjord. The station is between Takvam and Bogegrend stations, at an altitude of 15.7 metres (52 ft) above sea level. Show Trengereidon the map
BirkelandBirkeland is a village in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located just to the north of the village of Storebø, the municipal centre. Birkeland is included in the urban area of Storebø which has a population (2013) of 1,322. Show Birkelandon the map
AskelandAskeland is a village in Lindås municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north of the village of Ostereidet. It sits on a small peninsula along the Hindnesfjorden, a branch off the main Austfjorden. Show Askelandon the map
IsdalstøIsdalstø or Isdalsstø is a village in Lindås municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies along the southern end of the Radfjorden between the villages of Alversund and Knarvik. It was a central hub for ferry traffic until the 1970s. Show Isdalstøon the map
HanevikHanevik is a village in the municipality of Askøy in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located along the Herdlefjorden, on the northeastern shore of the island of Askøy. The lake Askevatnet lies just southeast of the village. Show Hanevikon the map
SkjelvikiSkjelviki is a small village in the municipality of Askøy in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located along the Herdlefjorden on the northern shore of the island of Askøy. It lies just north of the larger village of Hanevik. Show Skjelvikion the map
HaukanesHaukanes is a village in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northeastern coast of the island of Huftarøy, about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) southeast of the village of Storebø. Show Haukaneson the map
AlvøenAlvøen or Alvøy is a manor house located on a historic industrial site in the Laksevåg borough of the city of Bergen, Norway.Alvøen Manor was once one of the grander private homes in Bergen. Show Alvøenon the map
DalegardenDalegarden is a village in Vaksdal municipality, Norway. Located southwest of the municipality centre Dale, Dalegarden is included in the urban area Dale which has a population of 1,130. Show Dalegardenon the map
ÅrlandÅrland is a village in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southern part of the island of Stolmen, just north of the village of Våge. Show Årlandon the map
VågeVåge is a village in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southern part of the island of Stolmen, just south of the village Årland. Show Vågeon the map
FleslandFlesland is a village in Bergen municipality, Norway. As of January 1, 2008, its population is 335. It is the site of Bergen Airport, Flesland and Flesland Air Station. Show Fleslandon the map
MathopenMathopen is a small suburb southwest of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The village area is home to the large Haakonsvern military base. Show Mathopenon the map
BreisteinBreistein is a village in Bergen municipality, Norway. Its population in 1999 was 632, but since 2001 it is considered a part of the urban area Hylkje. Show Breisteinon the map
AlveimAlveim is a village in Oygarden municipality in northwestern Hordaland county, Norway. It is located on the western side of the island of Alvøyna. Show Alveimon the map
YtrebygdaYtrebygda is a borough of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The borough is the site of Bergen Flesland Airport. Show Ytrebygdaon the map
SandsliYtrebygda is a borough of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The borough is the site of Bergen Flesland Airport. Show Sandslion the map
KrokeideKrokeidet is a village in Bergen municipality, Norway. As of January 1, 2008, its population is 352. Show Krokeideon the map
GyldenprisGyldenpris is a neighborhood in Bergen, Norway in the borough of Årstad. Show Gyldenprison the map
SkareSkare or Skarde is a village in Odda municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) straight south of the town of Odda and about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) northwest of the village of Seljestad. The village sits at the junction of Norwegian National Road 13 and European route E134. Skare Church is located in the village. The (72-acre) village has a population (2013) of 320, giving the village a population density of 1,103 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,860/sq mi). The Espelandsfossen waterfall lies about 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) north of the village, just off the side of the National Road 13. Show Skareon the map
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States, regions, administrative units in Hordaland
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BergenBergen (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈbærɡən] (13px listen), historically Bjørgvin, is a city and municipality in Hordaland on the west coast of Norway. At the end of the first quarter of 2016, the municipality's population was 278,121, and the urban population was 250,420 as of 1 January 2015, Approximately 420,000 people live in the Bergen area. Bergen is the second-largest city in Norway. The municipality covers an area of 465 square kilometres (180 sq mi) and is located on the peninsula of Bergenshalvøyen. The city centre and northern neighbourhoods are located on Byfjorden, \"the city fjord\", and the city is surrounded by mountains; Bergen is known as the city of seven mountains. Many of the extra-municipal suburbs are located on islands. Bergen is the administrative centre of Hordaland@en .Show on map
SveioSveio is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Sveio is a border district that is sometimes considered to be located in the traditional district of Haugalandet since it is located on the Haugalandet peninsula, but it is also considered to be in the traditional district of Sunnhordland since it is located in southern Hordaland county. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Sveio. Other villages in the municipality include Auklandshamn, Førde, Våga, and Valevåg.Show on map
Osterøy(This article is about the municipality in Hordaland, Norway. For the island near Bergen, Norway, see Osterøy (island).) Osterøy is an island municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Nordhordland. The municipality encompasses most of the island of Osterøy. The administrative centre of Osterøy is the village of Lonevåg in the central part of the island, while the settlement with the largest population is the village of Valestrandfossen with 1,101 inhabitants as of 1 January 2012.Show on map
SundSund is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality is located in the traditional district of Midhordland. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Skogsvåg. Other larger villages in Sund include Klokkarvik, Tælavåg, Kausland, and Hammarsland.Show on map
KvinnheradKvinnherad is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Sunnhordland, along the Hardangerfjorden. The municipality is the 5th in size in Hordaland county. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Rosendal. The largest village is Husnes, with about 6,000 people living in or near the village. Other villages include Ænes, Åkra, Dimmelsvik, Eidsvik, Hatlestrand, Herøysund, Høylandsbygd, Ølve, Sæbøvik, Sundal, Sunde, Uskedal, and Valen.Show on map
ModalenModalen is a municipality in the Nordhordland district in the northern part of Hordaland county in Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Mo. The other main village in the municipality is Øvre Helland. Modalen is very sparsely populated, in fact, only the municipality of Utsira has less inhabitants. Most of the residents of Modalen live in the main Modalen valley which extends eastwards from the end of the Romarheimsfjorden.Show on map
FedjeFedje is an island municipality in the Nordhordland region of Hordaland county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Fedje. The other main population centre is the village of Stormark.Show on map
AskøyAskøy is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The island municipality is located in the Midhordland district of the county, sitting in a large group of islands immediately northwest of the city of Bergen. The administrative centre of the municipality is the urban village of Kleppestø on the southeastern shore of the island of Askøy. Since the opening of the Askøy Bridge connecting it to the mainland of Bergen in 1992, the population has increased rapidly. Its population growth among the highest in Norway. In 2014, the 10-year population growth rate was 27%. Most of the population growth is due to immigration from Bergen and the surrounding districts of Nordhordland and Midhordland. It is also the most populous island in Norway.Show on map
EtneEtne is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Sunnhordland, although it is also sometimes considered to be part of the district of Haugaland. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Etnesjøen. Other villages in the municipality include Skånevik and Fjæra. The two largest villages in the municipality are Etnesjøen with 1,159 residents and Skånevik with 594 residents (all figures from 1 January 2015). A Norwegian motion picture called United was shot in Etne with local people as actors.Show on map
AustevollAustevoll is a municipality and an archipelago in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Midthordland in Western Norway. The administrative centre is the village of Storebø on the island of Huftarøy. Other villages include Årland, Austevollshella, Bakkasund, Bekkjarvik, Birkeland, Haukanes, Husavik, Kolbeinsvik, Otterå, Våge, and Vinnes.Show on map
MasfjordenMasfjorden is a municipality in the northern part of Hordaland county in Norway. The municipality is located in the Nordhordland district of the county. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Masfjordnes. Other villages in the municipality include Frøyset, Hosteland, Matre, and Solheim.Show on map
UlvikUlvik is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality stretches from the Hardangerfjord to the mountains that reach 1,800 metres (5,900 ft) above sea level. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Ulvik. The villages of Osa and Finse are also located in Ulvik municipality.Show on map
ØygardenØygarden is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is an island municipality located in the traditional district of Midhordland. Since 2009, the administrative centre of Øygarden has been the village of Rong (before 2009, the village of Tjeldstø was the administrative centre). Other villages in the municipality include Alveim, Blomvåg, and Vikavågen. The municipality consists of a chain of islands north of the municipality Fjell and northwest of the city of Bergen. Øygarden is connected to the mainland by a series of bridges and a single road running across the islands.Show on map
BømloBømlo /ˈbʌmˌloʊ/ is a municipality in the southern part of Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Sunnhordland. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Svortland. Other villages in Bømlo include Mosterhamn, Rubbestadneset, Lykling, and Langevåg. Most of the municipal residents live on the island of Bømlo, which makes up the majority of the municipality. Bømlo was actively involved in the Shetland bus operation during the Second World War. A 23-year-old male from Bømlo, Nils Nesse, was the first of the Shetland Bus men to be killed.Show on map
StordStord is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Sunnhordland. Stord is sometimes called \"Norway in miniature\" since it has such a variety of landscapes: coastline, fjords, forests, agricultural land, and mountain areas. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Leirvik, which is also the largest town in the municipality and the whole region of Sunnhordland. Leirvik was declared a town in 1997. Other population centres in the municipality include the large village of Sagvåg and the smaller villages of Litlabø and Grov.Show on map
Oddais a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality is located in southeastern Hordaland county, surrounding the southern end of the Sørfjorden. The administrative centre is the town of Odda, which is also the main commercial and economic centre of the entire Hardanger region. Other villages in the municipality include Botnen, Eitrheim, Håra, Røldal, Seljestad, Skare, and Tyssedal. In 1927, Erling Johnson, working at Odda Smelteverk, invented a process to produce three-component, NPK fertilizers. This process is now known as the Odda process.Show on map
SamnangerSamnanger is a municipality in the Midhordland region of Hordaland county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Tysse. Other main villages in the municipality include Haga and Bjørkheim in Nordbygda. The municipality is located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of the city of Bergen, Norway's second largest city. It surrounds the inner part of the Samnangerfjorden and the surrounding valleys. There are mountains that surround the municipality. The development of hydroelectric power plants started here in 1909.Show on map
LindåsLindås is a municipality in the Nordhordland district in Hordaland county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Knarvik, located in the southwestern part of the municipality. Other notable villages in the municipality include Alversund, Isdalstø, Lindås, Ostereidet, and Seim. The Mongstad industrial area in extreme northern Lindås has one of the largest oil refineries and largest seaports in Norway. The oil refinery at Mongstad is by far the largest employer in the municipality.Show on map
KvamKvam is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality is located along the Hardangerfjorden in the traditional district of Hardanger. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Norheimsund. Other larger settlements in the municipality include Øystese, Bru, Ålvik, Tørvikbygd, Omastranda, and Mundheim. The largest settlement in the municipality is the urban area which has a population (2013) of 4,291. Historically, the municipality was named Vikør.Show on map
OsOs is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the Midhordland region, just south of Norway's second-largest city, Bergen. Due to its proximity to Bergen, Os is experiencing strong population growth. The administrative centre (and commercial centre) of Os is the village of Osøyro. It is the largest settlement in the municipality, with over 60% of the municipal residents living here. Other large villages in Os include Hagavik, Halhjem, Søfteland, Søre Øyane, and Søvik.Show on map
TysnesTysnes is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Sunnhordland. The administrative centre is the village of Uggdal. Other population centres in Tysnes include the villages of Våge and Onarheim. The island municipality is located in a group of islands near the mouth of the Hardangerfjorden. The majority of the municipal population lives on the island of Tysnesøya, the largest island in the municipality.Show on map
GranvinGranvin is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality is located in the traditional district of Hardanger. The administrative centre of Granvin is the village of Eide, which is also called \"Granvin\". About half of the residents of the municipality live in the municipal centre. The rest live in the rural valley areas surrounding the Granvinsfjorden or the lake Granvinsvatnet in the central part of the municipality.Show on map
AustrheimAustrheim is a municipality in the Nordhordland region of Hordaland county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Årås. Other villages in the municipality include Austrheim and Kaland. The Mongstad industrial area lies along the border of Austrheim and neighboring Lindås municipality. The westernmost point of mainland Norway lies in the municipality at Vardetangen.Show on map
FusaFusa is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located east of the city of Bergen in the Midhordland region. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Eikelandsosen. Other villages in the municipality include Fusa, Holdhus, Holmefjord, Vinnes, Strandvik, and Sundvord. The Frank Mohn company's Fusa marine division is headquartered here, with almost 500 employees.Show on map
MelandMeland is a municipality in the Nordhordland district of Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality lies about 30 minutes north of the city of Bergen in Western Norway. The island municipality sits mostly on the island of Holsnøy, where the administrative centre of Frekhaug is located. Other villages in Meland include Hjartås, Holme, Io, Krossneset, Meland, and Rossland.Show on map
FitjarFitjar (Norwegian pronunciation: [fitːjar] (13px listen)) is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality is located in the traditional district of Sunnhordland. Fitjar municipality includes the northern part of the island of Stord and the hundreds of surrounding islands, mostly to the northwest of the main island. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Fitjar.Show on map
Hordaland FylkeHordaland [ˈhɔrdɑˈlɑn] (13px listen) is a county in Norway, bordering Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Telemark, and Rogaland counties. Hordaland is the third largest county after Akershus and Oslo by population. The county government is the Hordaland County Municipality which is located in Bergen. Before 1972, the city of Bergen was its own separate county apart from Hordaland.Show on map
RadøyRadøy is an island municipality in the Nordhordland district in Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality includes almost all of the island of Radøy plus many small surrounding islands. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Manger. Other villages in the municipality include Askeland, Austmarka, Bøvågen, Haugland, Sæbø, and Sletta.Show on map
JondalJondal is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located on the Folgefonna peninsula in the Hardanger district, on the eastern shore of the Hardangerfjorden. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Jondal. Other villages in Jondal include Herand, Kysnesstranda, and Torsnes.Show on map
Vaksdalis a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Nordhordland. The administrative centre is the village of Dalekvam. Other villages in Vaksdal include Dalegarden, Flatkvål, Helle, Nesheim, Stamneshella, Stanghelle, and Vaksdal.Show on map
Different buildings in Hordaland
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KorskirkenKorskirken (lit. The Cross Church) is a special parish church in Bergen municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the centre of the city of Bergen, just east of the head of the Vågen bay. The cruciform church is part of the \"Bergen domkirke\" parish in the Bergen arch-deanery in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The first church on the site was built around the year 1150, and it currently seats about 600 people. \n* \n* \n*Show on map
NordhordlandsbruaThe Nordhordland Bridge (Norwegian: Nordhordlandsbrua) is a combined cable-stayed and pontoon bridge which crosses Salhusfjorden between Klauvaneset and Flatøy in Hordaland, Norway. It is 1,614 meters (5,295 ft) long, of which the pontoon section is 1,246 meters (4,088 ft) long. The cable-stayed section consists of a single 99-meter (325 ft) tall H-pylon which has a length of 368 meters (1,207 ft) and a main span of 172 meters (564 ft). This allows for a clearance of 32 meters (105 ft).Show on map
Askøy BridgeThe Askøy Bridge (Norwegian: Askøybroen) is a suspension bridge which crosses the Byfjorden between the municipalities of Bergen and Askøy in Hordaland county, Norway. It is 1,057 meters (3,468 ft) long and has a main span of 850 meters (2,789 ft). Its span was the longest for any suspension bridge in Norway, until the Hardanger Bridge was opened in August 2013. It carries two lanes of County Road 562 and a combined pedestrian and bicycle path. The bridge's two concrete pylons are 152 meters (499 ft) tall and are located at Brøstadneset in Bergen municipality (on the Bergen Peninsula of the mainland) and Storeklubben in Askøy municipality (on the island of Askøy). The bridge has seven spans in total, although all but the main span are concrete viaducts. The bridge has a clearance below of@en .Show on map
NykirkenNykirken (literally: \"The new church\") is a parish church in Bergen municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the Nordnes area of the city of Bergen. The church is part of the \"Bergen domkirke\" parish in the Bergen arch-deanery in the Diocese of Bjørgvin.Show on map
Halsnøy KlosterHalsnøy Abbey was a house of Augustinian Canons located on the island of Halsnøy on the Hardangerfjord in Kvinnherad, Hordaland, Norway, and was one of the richest monasteries in medieval Norway. The monastery is believed to have been founded in 1163 or 1164 by the jarl Erling Skakke, as an inducement to Archbishop Øystein to crown Erling's seven-year-old son, Magnus Erlingsson, as King of Norway. The new foundation attracted many generous endowments and soon became one of the wealthiest in Norway.Show on map
Stord / SoerstokkenStord Airport, Sørstokken (Norwegian: Stord lufthavn, Sørstokken; Nynorsk: Stord Lufthamn; IATA: SRP, ICAO: ENSO) is a municipal regional airport located at Sørstokken in Stord, a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Located 13 kilometers (8 mi) from Leirvik and on the island of Stord, it is the only airport with scheduled services in Sunnhordland. The airport consists of a single asphalt 1,460-by-30-meter (4,790 ft × 98 ft) runway designated 15/33. It is classified as an airport of entry. Danish Air Transport operates up to two daily flights to Oslo Airport, Gardermoen. Previously the airport has been served by Coast Aero Center, Fonnafly, Air Stord, Teddy Air, Widerøe and Sun Air of Scandinavia.Show on map
Bergen / FleslandBergen Airport, Flesland (Norwegian: Bergen lufthavn, Flesland; IATA: BGO, ICAO: ENBR) is an international airport located at Flesland in Bergen, a city and municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Opened in 1955, it is the second-busiest airport in Norway, with 6,078,589 passengers in 2014. Flesland is operated by the state-owned Avinor. Until 1999 Flesland Air Station of the Norwegian Air Force was co-located at the airport.Show on map
Stord BridgeThe Stord Bridge (Norwegian: Stordabrua) is a suspension bridge which crosses Digernessundet between the islands of Stord and Føyno in Stord, Norway. The bridge is 1,077 meters (3,533 ft) long, has a main span of 677 meters (2,221 ft) and a clearance below of 18 meters (59 ft). It carries two lanes of European Route E39 and a combined pedestrian and bicycle pathway. It is part of the Triangle Link, a fixed link which connects Stord to Bømlo, and both to the mainland. In 2010, the bridge had an average 5,021 vehicles per day. The bridge and the link was a toll road from the opening until 30 May 2013.Show on map
HallingskeidHallingskeid Station (Norwegian: Hallingskeid stasjon) is a train station on the Bergensbanen line in the municipality of Ulvik in Hordaland county, Norway. Located at an elevation of 1,110 meters (3,640 ft) above mean sea level, the station is situated inside a snow tunnel. It opened along with the central section of the line on 10 June 1908 and remained as a staffed station until 1982. It is located on the Hardangervidda plateau in an area without population or road access. The station therefore serves trekkers and mountaineers. Only some of the Norwegian State Railways (NSB) trains stop at the station.Show on map
Puddefjord bridgeThe Puddefjord Bridge (Norwegian: Puddefjordsbroen) is an arch bridge in Bergen, Norway. It consists of two directly adjacent, near-identical bridges, the first of which was built in 1956 and the second in 1999. The bridge carries six lanes of motor vehicles and two cycle/footpaths across the Puddefjorden in central Bergen, between Møhlenpris in the city centre and Gyldenpris in Årstad borough. Although it does not have official motorway status, it is an important part of the city's motorway network, linking the westbound motorway, Sotraveien, to European route E39.Show on map
StrandvikStrandvik is a village in the municipality of Fusa in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies on the northern shore of the Bjørnafjorden, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of Osøyro (across the fjord) and about the same distance southeast of the village of Fusa. From 1903 until 1964, Strandvik was the administrative centre of the former municipality of Strandvik which encompassed the southern portion of the present-day municipality of Fusa.Show on map
BergsdalenBergsdalen is a river valley in Vaksdal municipality, Hordaland county, Norway. The 16-kilometre (9.9 mi) long valley begins at the lake Hamlagrøvatnet on the border of the municipalities of Vaksdal, Voss, and Kvam. The valley then runs to the northwest along the river Bergsdalselvi all the way to the village of Dale where the valley ends. This valley was historically part of the main route between the city of Bergen and Voss, until the European route E16 highway was built to the north of the valley.Show on map
GrieghallenThe Grieg Hall (Norwegian: Grieghallen) is a 1,500 seat concert hall in Bergen, Norway. It has been the home of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra since the hall's completion in 1978. It hosted the Eurovision Song Contest in 1986, and is the host of the annual Norwegian Brass Band Championship competition, which occurs in mid-winter. The hall is named after Bergen-born composer Edvard Grieg, who was music director of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra from 1880 until 1882.Show on map
Voss-BoVoss Airport, Bømoen (Norwegian: Voss flyplass, Bømoen) (ICAO: ENBM) is a general aviation airport located on the closed Bømoen Base in Voss, Norway. The airport consists of an asphalt 1,000-meter (3,300 ft) runway designated 09/27. The municipal airport is used by the helicopter operator Fonnafly as well as for hanggliding, parachuting and sailplane activities.Show on map
OlsvikOlsvik is a neighborhood in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the western part of the borough of Laksevåg, just west of the mountain Lyderhorn. The area is dominated by low-rise residential areas. It features Olsvik School, Olsvikåsen Upper Secondary School, and Olsvik Church. Olsvik is east of Godvik, west of Kjøkkelvik, north of Loddefjorddalen and Storavatnet, and south of the Byfjorden. It consists of the basic statistical units Festeråsen, Olsvikstallen, Olsvikfjellet, Olsvikmarka, Fredheim, Olsvikåsen, and Brønndalen. As of 2009, it had 4,878 residents and covered 1.36 square kilometres (0.53 sq mi).Show on map
MariakirkenSt Mary's Church (Norwegian: Mariakirken) is a parish church in Bergen municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the Bryggen area in the central part of the city of Bergen. The church is part of the \"Bergen domkirke\" parish in the Bergen arch-deanery in the Diocese of Bjørgvin.Show on map
Fana StadionFana stadion is a multi-use stadium at Rådal in the borough of Fana in Bergen, Norway. Used for football matches, it is the home ground of Second Division team Fana IL. It also has a rubber track for track and field meets, and the stadium most notably hosted the 2004 Bergen Bislett Games. Then, a new world record in the women's 5000 metres was set by Elvan Abeylegesse. The stadium is also home to a world junior record, namely 83.87 metres by Andreas Thorkildsen in the men's javelin throw (June 2001). The venue hosted the Norwegian Athletics Championships in 1969, 1975, 1991 and 2005.Show on map
MjølfjellMjølfjell Station (Norwegian: Mjølfjell stasjon) is a railway station along the Bergensbanen railway line in the village of Mjølfjell in the eastern part of the Raundalen valley in Voss municipality, Hordaland county, Norway. The station is served by the Bergen Commuter Rail, operated by Norges Statsbaner, with up to five daily departures in each direction, in addition to one weekly express train. The station was opened in 1908. The surrounding area is dominantly recreational, with many cabins. The station takes its name from the nearby mountain Mjølfjellet.Show on map
ÆnesÆnes is a village in Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southeastern shore of the Hardangerfjorden at the mouth of the Maurangsfjorden. Ænes Church is located in the village. There has been a church located here since the Middle Ages. The village sits at the northern end of the small Ænesdalen valley, through which the river Æneselva runs. The border for Folgefonna National Park lies at the southern end of the valley, just a few kilometers south of Ænes.Show on map
ReimegrendReimegrend Station (Norwegian: Reimegrend stasjon) is a railway station along the Bergensbanen railway line. It is located at the village of Reimegrend in the Raundalen valley in the municipality of Voss in Hordaland county, Norway. The station is served by the Bergen Commuter Rail, operated by Norges Statsbaner, with up to five daily departures in each direction. The station was opened in 1908. It was formerly the western turning point for snow clearing services along the Bergensbanen.Show on map
Johannes kirkeSt. John's Church (Norwegian: Johanneskirken) is a church in Bergen municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the Sydnes area of the city of Bergen. The church is one of five churches in Bergen Cathedral parish in the Bergen arch-deanery in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The red, brick cruciform church has 1250 seats, making it the largest church in Bergen. The church was built between 1891 and 1894 in the Gothic Revival style. It was consecrated on 15 March 1894.Show on map
Bergen StationBergen Station (Norwegian: Bergen stasjon) is the main railway station in the city of Bergen, Norway. It is a terminal station on the Bergen Line, and serves trains from Oslo as well as the Bergen Commuter Rail from Arna, Voss and Myrdal. It is located on the east side of the city centre and has four platforms. The station was opened in 1913, four years after the Bergen Line itself opened; it replaced a former main station that was located further west.Show on map
Bergen domkirkeBergen Cathedral (Norwegian: Bergen domkirke) a cathedral in Bergen municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the city of Bergen. The church is the seat of the \"Bergen domkirke\" parish and the seat of the Bergen arch-deanery in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. It is part of the Church of Norway. The first recorded historical reference to this church is dated 1181. It retains its ancient dedication to Saint Olaf. The cathedral seats about 1000 people.Show on map
EidEid is a former municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality existed only for a short time, from 1838 until 1855. The administrative centre was located in the village of Eidsvik on the island of Halsnøy. Eid Church was the main church for the municipality. The municipality was located in part of the present-day municipality of Kvinnherad. The municipality encompassed most of the island of Halsnøy as well as some small surrounding areas.Show on map
Lagunen StorsenterLagunen Storsenter is one of the largest shopping centres in Norway, and was in 2002 the fifth largest in Scandinavia, with a turnover of 2,540 billion Norwegian kroner. It is located in the borough Fana in Bergen, Norway's second largest city. The shopping centre was opened in 1985. It has more than 150 stores, on 60,000 m² of building space. Lagunen Storsenter is owned by Olav Thon and Nordås Industrier AS.Show on map
FinnåsFinnås is a former municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality, which existed from 1838 until 1916 was located in the traditional district of Sunnhordland. Originally, the municipality encompassed all of the island of Bømlo, the small surrounding islands, and the mainland located south of the Bømlafjorden. It was located in the present-day municipalities of Bømlo and Sveio.Show on map
HålandsdalHålandsdal is a former municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The (51 sq mi) municipality encompassed the northeastern part of present-day municipality of Fusa. It included the large lakes Skogseidvatnet and Gjønavatnet and all of their surrounding valleys. The administrative centre of the municipality was the village of Holdhus where the Holdhus Church is located.Show on map
VågaVåga is a small village in Sveio municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the east side of Viksefjorden, along the county border with Rogaland. Norwegian County Road 47 runs through the village, connecting it to the town of Haugesund about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the south and to the village of Sveio, located about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) to the north.Show on map
UrdlandUrdland Station (Norwegian: Urdland stasjon) is a railway station on the Bergensbanen railway line. It is located at Urdland in the Raundalen valley, in the municipality of Voss, Hordaland county, Norway. The station is served by the Bergen Commuter Rail, operated by Norges Statsbaner, with up to five daily departures in each direction. The station was opened in 1908.Show on map
LyseklosterLyse Abbey or Saint Mary's Abbey, Lyse (Norwegian: Lyse kloster, Lyse Mariakloster) is a now-ruined Cistercian monastery in the municipality of Os in the county of Hordaland in south-western Norway. The name \"Lyse\" is derived from the Lysefjorden, \"the fjord of light\", near which the building stood. The abbey lies at the southern base of the Lyshornet mountain.Show on map
LitlabøLitlabø is a village and former mining community in the municipality of Stord in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located at the northern side of the lake of Storavatnet, just northeast of the village of Sagvåg. The village had about 450 inhabitants as of 2001. Litlabø was the location for the pyrite mines of Stordø Kisgruber, which operated from 1907 to 1968.Show on map
BulkenBulken Station (Norwegian: Bulken stasjon) is a railway station on the Bergensbanen railway line located in the village of Bulken in Voss municipality, Hordaland county, Norway. The station is served by twelve daily departures in each direction by the Bergen Commuter Rail operated by Norges Statsbaner. The station opened as part in 1883 as part of Vossebanen.Show on map
Bergen Public LibraryBergen Public Library (Norwegian: Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek) is a library building and public library institution in Bergen, Norway. Founded in 1872, it is the second largest public library in Norway. In addition to the main building in Bergen's city centre, Bergen Public Library operates six branch offices and the library service in Bergen's two prisons.Show on map
NordvikNordvik is a settlement in the municipalities of Bergen and Os in the county of Hordaland, Norway. As of January 1, 2008, the population of the Nordvik urban area is 429, of which 383 people live in Bergen and 46 in Os. The urban area covers a land area of 0.42 square kilometres, and has a population density of 1021 per square kilometre.Show on map
TrollhaugenTroldhaugen is the former home of Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg and his wife Nina Grieg. Troldhaugen is located in Bergen, Norway and consists of the Edvard Grieg Museum, Grieg’s villa, the hut where he composed music, and his and his wife's gravesite.Show on map
BergenhusBergenhus fortress (Norwegian: Bergenhus festning) is a fortress located in Bergen, Norway. Bergenhus fortress is located in the entrance to the harbour in Bergen. It is one of the oldest and best preserved castles in Norway.Show on map
FanatorgetFanatorget is a shopping mall in Ytrebygda district in Bergen. The center is located in Sandsli / Kokstad area, and has 16 stores, as well as health care and community service and district offices.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Hordaland
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SalhusfjordenSalhusfjorden is a 4-kilometer (2.5 mi) long fjord and sound between the municipalities of Bergen and Meland in Hordaland county, Norway. To the west, it starts between Salhus and Frekhaug, where the Byfjorden meets the Herdlefjorden. To the east, the fjord ends between Knarvik and Hordvikneset, where the Osterfjorden runs northeast, the Sørfjorden runs southeast, and the Radfjorden runs north. The fjord is up to 500 meters (1,600 ft) deep. It acts as one of the borders between the districts of Midhordland to the south and Nordhordland to the north. The islands of Holsnøy and Flatøy lie along the northern side of the fjord.Show on map
AustfjordenAustfjorden is a fjord in Hordaland county, Norway. The 20-kilometre (12 mi) long fjord runs along the border between the municipalities of Lindås and Masfjorden. It starts in Lindås and extends to the northwest. The Masfjorden joins the Austfjorden from the north, and then the Austfjorden empties into the Fensfjorden before reaching the open sea near Fedje. The Austfjorden is the innermost arm of the Fensfjorden. The village of Knarrviki and the Mongstad industrial area lie on the western shore of the Austfjorden. The village of Myking lies on the western shore of the fjord, near the innermost part of the fjord.Show on map
SvartediketSvartediket is a lake in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The (0.19 sq mi) lake lies immediately north of the mountain Ulriken, northeast of the Store Lungegårdsvannet bay. Historically, this lake was called Ålrekstadsvannet, but in the late 19th century, a dam was built on the south end of the lake to create a reservoir for the city's drinking water. Since then it was called Svartediket, after the water plant built there.Show on map
FolgefonniFolgefonna is a collective term for three plateau glaciers in the Hardanger region of Hordaland county, Norway. They are located on the Folgefonna peninsula in the municipalities of Odda, Jondal, Kvinnherad, and Etne. The three glaciers are: \n* Nordre (northern) Folgefonna, with an area of 26 square kilometres (10 sq mi) \n* Midtre (central) Folgefonna, with an area of 11 square kilometres (4.2 sq mi) \n* Søndre (southern) Folgefonna, with an area of 167 square kilometres (64 sq mi), making it the third largest glacier in the mainland of Norway. \n* Bondhusbreen - an offshoot of Folgefonna \n* \n* \n*Show on map
ÅkrafjordenÅkrafjorden is a fjord in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the municipalities of Etne and Kvinnherad. The 32-kilometre (20 mi) long fjord reaches a maximum depth of 650 metres (2,130 ft). The fjord flows from the southern part of the Folgefonna National Park, draining the huge Folgefonna glacier. The fjord then flows to the southwest before emptying into the Skånevikfjorden near the village of Utåker. The Langfossen waterfall runs down the steep cliffs on the south side of the fjord, just west of Fjæra.Show on map
RingedalsvatnetRingedalsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Odda in Hordaland county, Norway. The 7-square-kilometre (2.7 sq mi) lake lies about 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) east (up the valley) from the village of Tyssedal, which sits on the shore of the Sørfjorden. The lake is the main reservoir for a hydroelectric power station in Tyssedal which provides electricity for the power intensive industries in the nearby town of Odda. The 521-metre (1,709 ft) wide and 33-metre (108 ft) high Ringedals Dam was constructed from 1910–1918. \n* View of the lake, from the dam \n* Tyssestrengene waterfall \n* Ringedalsfossen \n*Show on map
LykilsvatnetLøkjelsvatnet or Lykilsvatnet is a regulated lake in the municipality of Etne in Hordaland county, Norway. The (1.74 sq mi) lake lies about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of the village of Etnesjøen. Water from the lake falls 400 metres (1,300 ft) vertically in tunnels and pipelines to the Hardeland hydroelectric power station. The site is operated by Haugaland Kraft.Show on map
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OsterfjordenOsterfjorden is a fjord in Hordaland county, Norway. The fjord is one of three fjords surrounding the island of Osterøy. The fjord runs along the municipal border of Lindås and Osterøy municipalities. The fjord begins at the Romarheimsfjorden and flows to the west for 27 kilometres (17 mi) before ending near the village of Knarvik at the confluence of four fjords: Osterfjorden, Radfjorden (to the north), Sørfjorden (to the south), and Salhusfjorden (to the west). The Osterfjorden is generally about 1 to 3 kilometres (0.62 to 1.86 mi) wide and the deepest point in the fjord reaches a depth of 639 metres (2,096 ft) below sea level.Show on map
JordalsvatnetJordalsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The (140-acre) artificial lake has a small dam on the western end and it is the main source of drinking water for the borough of Åsane (population: 40,000) in the city of Bergen, as well as the Ytre Sandviken parts of the neighboring Bergenhus borough. The lake lies east of the village of Eidsvåg, with the European route E39 highway running along the western shoreline. The surrounding valley of Jordalen is primarily agricultural in nature.Show on map
NordåsvannetNordåsvannet or Nordåsvatnet is a bay in the municipality of Bergen in central Hordaland county, Norway. Located about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of the centre of the city of Bergen, it separates the boroughs of Fana and Ytrebygda from the borough of Fyllingsdalen. Nordåsvannet has an area of about 5 square kilometres (1.9 sq mi), and is connected to the Grimstadfjorden at its far western end. The entire fjord, consisting of the Grimstadfjorden and Nordåsvannet, is known as the Fjøsangerfjorden. It is approximately 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) long.Show on map
SolheimsvikenSolheimsviken is a bay and a neighbourhood in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The bay is situated at the end of the Damsgårdssundet strait, near the large Store Lungegårdsvann bay. Located near the city centre of Bergen, Solheimsviken was the first urbanized area in the municipality of Årstad (which is now Årstad borough in the city of Bergen).Show on map
VangsvatnetVangsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Voss in Hordaland county, Norway. The (2.97 sq mi) lake lies in the central part of the municipality, on the southwestern shore of the municipal centre of Vossevangen. The Vosso River flows through both Vangsvatnet and the lake Evangervatnet before it empties into Bolstadfjorden by the village of Bolstadøyri to the west.Show on map
PuddefjordenPuddefjorden, often anglicized as Pudde Fjord, is an inlet or fjord in the central part of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. An arm off of the main Byfjorden, the Puddefjorden is 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) long and stretches from the tip of the Nordnes peninsula to the Solheimsviken bay at the entrance to the Store Lungegårdsvannet bay. The fjord is 1.2 kilometres (0.75 mi) at its widest, between Nordnes and the inner part of the borough of Laksevåg. The innermost part of the fjord, known as Damsgårdssundet, is far more narrow, scarcely 100 metres (330 ft) wide at the narrowest. The fjord is located next to some of Bergen's most important industrial areas, and has played a significant part in the city's development and industrialisation.Show on map
TyssestrengeneTyssestrengene falls are waterfalls east of the village of Tyssedal in the municipality of Odda, in Hordaland county, Norway. The waterfalls are fed by the Tysso River before flowing down into the lake Ringedalsvatnet. The Trolltunga cliff is located near the waterfalls.Show on map
LangfossenLangfossen is a waterfall located in the municipality of Etne in Hordaland county, Norway. The waterfall is located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) southwest of the village of Fjæra. The water falls down a towering mountain, a total distance of about 612 metres (2,008 ft) before the water leaps out into Åkrafjorden at the base of the mountain. European route E134 runs along the base of the waterfall, making access very easy.Show on map
StoravatnetStoravatnet is a lake just southwest of the village of Loddefjord in Bergen, Hordaland county, Norway. The 2.2-kilometre (1.4 mi) long lake is located in the borough of Laksevåg, west of the city center of Bergen.Show on map
VågenVågen is a bay in the centre of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. It is the central harbour of the city centre, and is the center of the historical core of the city. The city of Bergen originated on the east shore of the bay, and from there it expanded to the southern and western shores over a few centuries. Today, Bergen is the second largest city in the nation.Show on map
FedjefjordenFedjefjorden is a fjord in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the municipalities of Fedje, Austrheim, and Øygarden. The fjord has a width of about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) and extends about 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Holmengrå Lighthouse (at the northern end) to the island of Seløy (at the southern end) where it joins the Hjeltefjorden which flows further south towards Bergen.Show on map
ValldalsvatnetValldalsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Odda in Hordaland county, Norway. The (2.62 sq mi) lake lies about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) northeast of the village of Røldal. The lake has a dam at the southern end, and it is used to regulate the water level for purposes of hydroelectric power generation. The lake was originally about 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) long and surrounded by a lot of dairy farms. Since the 80-metre (260 ft) tall dam was built, the lake grew to about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) long. This lake and the neighboring lakes of Votna and Røldalsvatnet are all regulated together as part of the Røldal-Suldal watershed which feeds a nearby hydroelectric power station.Show on map
HjeltefjordenHjeltefjorden is a fjord in Hordaland county, Norway. The 35-kilometre (22 mi) long fjord runs north-south between many islands leading from the open ocean to the city of Bergen. Its name is derived from Hjaltland, the Old Norse name for Shetland. The main shipping routes from Bergen to Shetland ran through the Hjeltefjorden. The Hjeltefjorden is a major shipping route into Bergen, and it runs from the island of Fedje in the north to Byfjorden in the south. It is delimited to the west by the islands of Øygarden and Sotra and to the east by the islands of Radøy, Holsnøy, Herdla and Askøy.Show on map
GranvinsvatnetGranvinsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Granvin in Hordaland county, Norway. The (1.56 sq mi) lake sits just north of the municipal centre of Eide in the central part of the municipality.Show on map
GrimstadfjordenGrimstadfjord or Grimstadfjorden is a small fjord in the municipality of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The 4-kilometre (2.5 mi) long fjord lies on the western side of the Bergen Peninsula, and it divides the Laksevåg and Ytrebygda boroughs of the city of Bergen. The Grimstadfjorden lies just north of Bergen Airport, Flesland and the Norwegian naval base Haakonsvern lies on the northern shore of the fjord. The lake Nordåsvannet flows to the west into this fjord and then this fjord flows west into the large Raunefjorden. The island of Bjorøy lies at the western mouth of the Grimstadfjorden.Show on map
RomarheimsfjordenRomarheimsfjorden is a fjord in Hordaland county, Norway. The fjord flows through the municipalities of Modalen, Lindås, and Osterøy. The western end of the fjord lies near the island of Hokøy where the fjord flows in to the Osterfjorden on its way out to sea. The fjord extends eastward from Hokøy for 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) along the border of Lindås and Osterøy before entering Modalen where it continues to the Mostraumen, a 60-metre (200 ft) wide channel that is 650 metres (2,130 ft) long. On the other side of the channel, the fjord continues for another 18 kilometres (11 mi) where it is usually called the Mofjorden. That fjord ends at the village of Mo.Show on map
HamlagrøvatnHamlagrøvatnet is a lake on the border of the municipalities of Voss and Kvam in Hordaland county, Norway. The (4.0 sq mi) lake is the largest lake in all of Hordaland county. The lake is located about 17 kilometres (11 mi) southeast of the village of Dalekvam and about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of the village of Evanger.Show on map
JuklavatnetJuklavatnet is a lake on the border of the municipalities of Kvinnherad and Jondal in Hordaland county, Norway. The (1.39 sq mi) lake lies just outside Folgefonna National Park and immediately to the west of the Nordre Folgefonna glacier. The only road access comes from the small village of Nordrepollen in the Mauranger area of Kvinnherad municipality, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of the lake. There is a dam on the western end of the lake which regulates the depth of the water so that it can be used for hydroelectric power generation. The lake is the largest reservoir that feeds into the Mauranger power station.Show on map
LangavatnetLangavatnet is a lake in the municipality of Odda in Hordaland county, Norway. The (2.39 sq mi) lake lies about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) straight east of the town of Odda. The lake has a dam at the north end to regulate the water level for the purposes of hydroelectric power generation. The water of the lake previously flowed north to create the large Ringedalsfossen waterfall which now only flows when the lake gets too full. The water flows over the falls into the lake Ringedalsvatnet (which has a dam at its western end) before flowing through the short river Tysso which empties into the Sørfjorden.Show on map
HardangerjøkulenHardangerjøkulen is the sixth largest glacier in mainland Norway. It is located in the municipalities of Eidfjord and Ulvik in Hordaland county. It is located about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) northeast of the village of Eidfjord, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of Finse, and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of Haugastøl.Show on map
BjørnafjordenBjørnafjorden is a fjord in Hordaland county, Norway. It runs through the municipalities of Austevoll, Fusa, Os, and Tysnes. The large island of Tysnesøya (and many small, surrounding islands such as Reksteren) lie along the south side of the Bjørnafjorden and the Bergen Peninsula and the mainland lie along the north and east sides of the fjord. The Fusafjorden (and the Samnangerfjorden which branches off it) split off from the main fjord on the north side by the village of Osøyro. The 30-kilometre (19 mi) fjord is about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) wide and its maximum depth is 583 metres (1,913 ft) below sea level.Show on map
BondhusbreaThe Bondhusbreen is a glacier in the municipality of Kvinnherad in Hordaland county, Norway. The glacier is an offshoot of the vast Folgefonna glacier, and it lies inside the Folgefonna National Park. The glacier has a length of around 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) and a height difference of about 1,100 metres (3,600 ft) from its highest to its lowest points. The glacier is located at the end of a small valley, just south of the village of Sundal on the shore of the Maurangsfjorden. Water draining under the glacier is caught through a tunnel and exploited in the Mauranger Hydroelectric Power Station.Show on map
VøringsfossenVøringfossen is the 83rd highest waterfall in Norway on the basis of total fall. It lies at the top of Måbødalen in the municipality of Eidfjord, in Hordaland, not far from Highway 7, which connects Oslo with Bergen. It has a total drop of 182 meters, and a major drop of 163 meters. It is perhaps the most famous in the country and a major tourist attraction on the way down from Hardangervidda to Hardangerfjord. The name Vøringfossen (Old Norse Vyrðingr) is derived from the verb vyrða (English: esteem, revere). The last element fossen, the finite form of foss (waterfall), is a later addition.Show on map
StokksundetStokksundet is a sound between the islands of Stord and Bømlo in Hordaland county, Norway. It is about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) long and it runs from the village of Koløyhamn in the north to the islands of Føyno, Nautøya, and Spyssøya in the south. The Digernessundet is a small strait on the south end that connects the Stokksundet to the vast Hardangerfjorden. On the southern end of the strait, the Stord Bridge and Bømla Bridge cross the sound, connecting the islands of Stord and Bømlo to the Bømlafjord Tunnel as part of the Triangle Link which connects both islands to the mainland.Show on map
EvangervatnetEvangervatnet or Lake Evanger is a lake in the municipality of Voss in Hordaland county, Norway. The Vosso River flows through both Vangsvatnet and Evangervatnet before it empties into Bolstadfjorden by the village of Bolstadøyri. Evangervatnet is named for the village of Evanger, located on the eastern end of the lake. The last element vatnet is the definite form of vatn meaning lake. The European route E16 highway and the Bergensbanen railway line both run along the southern shore of the lake. The northern shore of the lake is mostly mountainous and uninhabited.Show on map
FanafjordenFanafjorden is a fjord in the city-municipality of Bergen in Hordaland conuty, Norway. The 8.5-kilometre (5.3 mi) long fjord is a fjord arm that branches off of the Korsfjorden fjord and cuts into the large Bergen Peninsula. The deepest point in the fjord reaches 160 metres (520 ft) below sea level. The fjord is located between the small Krokeide peninsula (on the south) and the village area of Milde in Ytrebygda, and forms a natural boundary between the city boroughs of Fana and Ytrebygda. The urban area of Fanahammeren lies at the eastern end of the fjord.Show on map
RadfjordenRadfjorden is a fjord in Hordaland county, Norway. The 10-kilometre (6.2 mi) long fjord runs between the islands of Radøy (in Radøy and Lindås municipalities) and Holsnøy (in Meland municipality). The northwestern end of the fjord is called the Mangerfjorden and it flows out into the Hjeltefjorden. The southeastern end of the fjord is also known as the Kvernafjorden, and it flows out into the confluence of three other fjords: Salhusfjorden, Osterfjorden, and Sørfjorden. The fjord is a good fishing area, and it is also good for catching crab and shrimp.Show on map
EtnefjordenEtnefjorden is a fjord on the border between Hordaland and Rogaland counties in Norway. The majority of the fjord lies in the municipality of Etne, but a small part of it also lies in the neighboring municipality of Vindafjord in Rogaland county. The 8.5-kilometre (5.3 mi) long fjord flows from the village of Etnesjøen to the west into the The fjord is fed by the Etneelva river which empties into the fjord at the village of Etnesjøen. The European route E134 highway runs along the inner part of the fjord.Show on map
VigdarvatnetVigdarvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Sveio in Hordaland county, Norway. A small arm off the main lake juts to the south and runs along the municipal-county border between Sveio in Hordaland county and the town of Haugesund in Rogaland county. The 10-kilometre (6.2 mi) long lake forms a U-shape. It is fed by the nearby lake Stakkastadvatnet to the south, and it empties into the Ålfjorden, a small fjord arm off the main Hardangerfjorden. The village of Sveio lies on the northwestern shore of the lake.Show on map
SkånevikfjordenSkånevikfjorden is a fjord in Norway. The 15-kilometre (9.3 mi) long fjord runs through Etne and Kvinnherad municipalities in Hordaland county and in Vindafjord municipality in Rogaland county. The fjord is fed by several smaller fjords such as the Åkrafjorden, Etnefjorden, and Matersfjorden and it flows to the southwest into the main Hardangerfjorden. Some villages along the fjord include Utåker and Skånevik. The islands of Halsnøya, Fjelbergøya, and Borgundøya lie on the northwestern side of the fjord.Show on map
AskjellsdalsvatnetAskjelldalsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Vaksdal in Hordaland county, Norway. The lake lies at an elevation of 805 metres (2,641 ft) in the Vikafjell mountains between the valleys of Modalen and Eksingedalen. The (1.10 sq mi) lake has a dam at the southern end of the lake. The dam is used to regulate the water level so that the water can be used for hydro-electric power at a nearby power plant. The lake Skjerjavatnet lies about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) to the west.Show on map
SysenvatnetSysenvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Eidfjord in Hordaland county, Norway. The (3.95 sq mi) lake lies at the north end of the Sysendalen valley, about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) east of the famous Vøringfossen waterfall. The lake is dammed on the south end by a large stone embankment, and the lake is used as the main reservoir for the Sima power station. The dam can be easily seen from the Norwegian National Road 7, which runs near the southern shore of the lake.Show on map
NordmannslågenNordmannslågen is a lake in the municipality of Eidfjord in Hordaland county, Norway. At 11.09 square kilometres (4.28 sq mi), it is the largest lake in Hordaland county. The lake lies on the great Hardangervidda plateau in the central part of the Hardangervidda National Park. The lake lies about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southeast of the village of Eidfjord and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of the town of Odda. The lake is part of the headwaters of the river Numedalslågen.Show on map
EidfjordvatnetEidfjordvatnet is a moraine-dammed lake in the municipality of Eidfjord in Hordaland county, Norway. The (1.37 sq mi) lake is located immediately southeast of the village of Eidfjord. The village of Øvre Eidfjord lies on the southern shore of the lake. The Norwegian National Road 7 runs along the western shore of the lake. The water enters the lake through the rivers Bjoreio and Veig, and the water empties from the lake through the river Eio.Show on map
RøldalsvatnetRøldalsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Odda in Hordaland county, Norway. The (2.70 sq mi) lake is located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) south of the town of Odda. The village of Røldal is located at the northern tip of the lake and the village of Botnen is located at the southern end. The European route E134 highway runs along the northern end of the lake, and the Norwegian National Road 13 runs along the western shore of the lake.Show on map
BlådalsvatnetBlådalsvatnet is a glacial lake in the municipality of Kvinnherad in Hordaland county, Norway. The (1.12 sq mi) lake lies just outside the Folgefonna National Park, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north of the village of Indre Matre. The lake is formed by the glacial runoff from the large Folgefonna glacier located just north of the lake. The lake is part of the water system used to power the Blåfalli kraftverk hydroelectric power station.Show on map
OppheimsvatnetOppheimsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Voss in Hordaland county, Norway. The (1.37 sq mi) lake lies in the northern part of the municipality, about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) east of the village of Vinje. The European route E16 highway runs along the northern side of the lake, right past Oppheim Church which sits in the small village of Oppheim, after which the lake is named. The village of Vasstrondi lies on the southern shore.Show on map
Øvre BuarbreenBuarbreen or Buerbreen is a glacier in the municipality of Odda in Hordaland county, Norway. It is an offshoot of the large Folgefonna glacier. The small glacial arm reaches down into the Buerdalen valley, just 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) southwest of the town of Odda. The glacier is split into two parts, one on either side of a small mountain peak. Both sides drain into the Jordalselvi river which flows out through the valley into the lake Sandvinvatnet.Show on map
StalheimsfossenStalheimsfossen is a waterfall located in the village of Stalheim in the municipality of Voss in Hordaland county, Norway. The waterfall has one 126-metre (413 ft) tall Horsetail drop. The famous Stalheim Hotel lies just a short distance from the falls. The river Stalheimselvi is funneled through a small opening in a cliff before flowing out over the falls, into a bowl-shaped gorge at the bottom, ejecting a large spray of water at the bottom.Show on map
SamnangerfjordenSamnangerfjorden is a fjord in Hordaland county, Norway. The 22-kilometre (14 mi) long fjord is located in the municipalities of Fusa and Samnanger. The head of the fjord is located in Samnanger, surrounded by the villages of Årland, Haga, and Tysse. The fjord flows to the southwest from there and eventually flows into the Fusafjorden (which later joins the large Bjørnafjorden). The fjord forms the southern boundary of the Bergen Peninsula.Show on map
KvennsjøenKvennsjøen is a lake in the municipality of Ullensvang in Hordaland county, Norway. The (1.95 sq mi) lake lies on the Hardangervidda plateau, inside the Hardangervidda National Park. The alpine lake is located 35 kilometres (22 mi) straight east of the town of Odda and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) south of the village of Eidfjord. There are 500 lakes in Ullensvang municipality and this one is the largest of all of them.Show on map
BjølsegrøvvatnetBjølsegrøvvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Kvam in Hordaland county, Norway. The (2.25 sq mi) lake lies at an altitude of 880 metres (2,890 ft) above sea level in the mountains east of the Fyksesund fjord and northwest of the village of Ålvik. It has a dam on the southeastern tip of the lake to regulate the amount of water in it. The lake is used as a reservoir for the nearby Bjølvo hydroelectric power station.Show on map
RaunefjordenRaunefjorden is a strait (even though it's called a fjord) in Hordaland county, Norway. The wide strait flows between the mainland Bergen Peninsula and the island of Sotra. The municipality of Bergen is located on the east side on the mainland and the municipalities of Fjell and Sund to the west on Sotra. The strait is bounded to the north by the islands of Bjorøyna and Tyssøyna and on the south by the islands of Bjelkarøyna and Lerøyna.Show on map
Lille LungegårdsvannetLille Lungegårdsvannet or Smålungeren is a small 5 acres (0.020 km2) lake in the centre of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The octagonal lake is a natural lake that was historically connected to the nearby Store Lungegårdsvannet bay via a short strait, but the strait was filled-in in 1926. Today the lake is located in a park, in the city centre. There is a large decorative fountain located in the central part of the lake.Show on map
SelbjørnsfjordenSelbjørnsfjorden is a fjord in Hordaland county, Norway. The 20-kilometre (12 mi) long fjord flows east-west between the municipalities of Austevoll, Fitjar, and Bømlo. It is a wide fjord that starts at the Slåtterøy Lighthouse at the North Sea in the west and flows to the strait of Langenuen in the east. The central part of the fjord reaches about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) wide. The fjord is named after the nearby island of Selbjørn.Show on map
OsafjordOsafjord or Osafjorden is a fjord arm that branches off the main Hardangerfjord in Hordaland county, Norway. Fully located within Ulvik municipality, the fjord is 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) long. The small village of Osa lies at the end of the fjord. The outermost part of the fjord is known as Bagnsfjorden, named after the headland where the fjord starts. The Ulvikafjorden branches off the Osafjorden to the north.Show on map
FinsevatnetFinsevatnet is a lake in the municipality of Ulvik in Hordaland county, Norway. The (1.21 sq mi) lake lies just south of the village of Finse where the Finse Station on the Bergensbanen railway line is located. The Finse Tunnel is located just north of the lake. The southeast side of the lake has a dam which regulates the depth of the lake for the purposes of hydro-electric power generation.Show on map
SkjerjavatnetSkjerjavatnet is a lake on the border of the municipalities of Vaksdal and Modalen in Hordaland county, Norway. The (2.85 sq mi) lake sits at an elevation of 964 metres (3,163 ft) above sea level, in the mountains between the Modalen and Eksingedalen valleys. The southwest and northeast ends of the lake are both dammed up so that the lake can be regulated for hydroelectric power.Show on map
VotnaVotna is a lake in the municipality of Odda in Hordaland county, Norway. The (1.8 sq mi) lake lies about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) straight east of the village of Røldal. The European route E134 highway runs along the northern part of the lake. There is a dam on the southwest end of the lake which regulates the level of the lake for purposes of hydroelectric power generation.Show on map
SandvevatnetSandvinvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Odda in Hordaland county, Norway. The (1.7 sq mi) lake lies on the southern edge of the town of Odda. The Buerdalen valley and Buarbreen glacier lie to the east of the lake. The Norwegian National Road 13 runs along the east side of the lake. The lake water flows north into the short river Opo, before entering the Sørfjorden.Show on map
SkogseidvatnetSkogseidvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Fusa in Hordaland county, Norway. The (2.0 sq mi) lake lies in the Hålandsdal valley, about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) east of the municipal centre of Eikelandsosen. Water from the river Orraelva and the lake Gjønavatnet flow into the lake, and then it flows out into the lake Henangervatnet before flowing out into the fjord.Show on map
TorfinnsvatnetTorfinnsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Voss in Hordaland county, Norway. The 6.41 square kilometres (2.47 sq mi) lake lies about 1.7 kilometres (1.1 mi) east of the lake Hamlagrøvatnet. The lake has a dam on the west side, which keeps the water level regulated for the local hydroelectric power plants. The river Torfinno connects the lake to the nearby lake Hamlagrøvatnet.Show on map
HardangerfjordenThe Hardangerfjord is the fourth longest fjord in the world, and the second longest fjord in Norway. It is located in Hordaland county in the Hardanger region. The fjord stretches 179 kilometres (111 mi) from the Atlantic Ocean into the mountainous interior of Norway along the Hardangervidda plateau. The innermost point of the fjord reaches the town of Odda.Show on map
LonevågenLonevågen is a small fjord arm flowing south off of the Osterfjorden in Hordaland county, Norway. The 5-kilometre (3.1 mi) long fjord is up to 500 metres (1,600 ft) wide. The fjord cuts into the island of Osterøy in the municipality of Osterøy. The village of Lonevåg, the administrative center of Osterøy municipality, is located at the end of the fjord.Show on map
KalandsvatnetKalandsvatnet is the largest lake in the municipality of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The (1.4 sq mi) lake is located in the borough of Fana, just east of the village of Fanahammeren. The European route E39 highway runs along the northeastern shore of the lake, about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) south of the city centre of Bergen.Show on map
FyksesundetFyksesund is a fjord in the municipality of Kvam in Hordaland county, Norway. The 11-kilometre (6.8 mi) long fjord is a branch of the main Hardangerfjorden. It sits between the villages of Øystese and Ålvik, and it is surrounded by the Fyksesund Landscape Park. The fjord is spanned by the Fyksesund Bridge, which was opened by Crown Prince Olav in 1937.Show on map
LangenuenLangenuen is a strait in Hordaland county, Norway. The 40-kilometre (25 mi) strait runs between the islands of Stord and Huftarøy on the west, and Tysnesøy and Reksteren on the east. The strait ranges from 1 to 4 kilometres (0.62 to 2.49 mi) wide, and it forms the municipal boundaries between the municipalities of Austevoll, Tysnes, Fitjar, and Stord.Show on map
GravdalsvatnetGravdalsvatnet is a lake in the western part of the municipality of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The (52-acre) lake is located immediately south of the village of Gravdal in the borough of Laksevåg, west of the center of the city of Bergen. National Road 555 runs along the south shore, just west of the mountain Lyderhorn.Show on map
SteinslandsvatnetSteinslandsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Modalen in Hordaland county, Norway. The (0.93 sq mi) lake is the headwaters of the river Moelva in the center of the Modalen valley. The village of Øvre Helland lies at the southern end of the lake. The Norwegian county road 345 runs along the western shoreline of the lake.Show on map
LønavatnetLønavatnet is a lake in the municipality of Voss in Hordaland county, Norway. The (1.12 sq mi) lake lies along the river Strandaelvi which runs from Vinje south to Vossevangen. The lake lies about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north of the village of Vossevangen, with the European route E16 highway running along the western shore.Show on map
VeivatnetVeivatnet is a lake in the municipality of Ullensvang in Hordaland county, Norway. The (1.79 sq mi) lake lies on the vast Hardangervidda plateau, inside Hardangervidda National Park. It is located about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) southeast of the village of Lofthus and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northeast of the town of Odda.Show on map
TinnhylenTinnhølen or Tinnhylen is a lake in Norway that lies in the municipality of Eidfjord in Hordaland county and a very small part crosses into the municipality of Nore og Uvdal in Buskerud county. The lake lies just inside Hardangervidda National Park on the vast Hardangervidda plateau. The northern part of the lake is accessible by road.Show on map
FedjeosenFedjeosen is a strait or stretch of open sea in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located between the island of Fedje in the municipality of Fedje, and Nordøyane in Øygarden. The strait has a width of about 3.5-kilometre (2.2 mi) and leads into Fedjefjorden. Hellisøy Lighthouse is located at the northern side of Fedjeosen.Show on map
HenangervatnetHenangervatnet is a lake in the municipality of Fusa in Hordaland county, Norway. The (1.03 sq mi) lake lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of the municipal centre of Eikelandsosen. The lake lies between the lake Skogseidvatnet and the Sævareidfjorden, an arm off the main Bjørnafjorden.Show on map
FusafjordenFusafjorden is a fjord in Hordaland county, Norway. The 13-kilometre (8.1 mi) long fjord branches off northwards from the Bjørnafjorden at the village of Osøyro. The Fusafjorden is a wide fjord that branches into three arms at Bogøya. The three arms are Samnangerfjorden, Ådlandsfjorden, and Eikelandsfjorden.Show on map
HolmevatnetHolmavatnet or Holmevatnet is a lake in the municipality of Kvam in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located on the north side of Kvamskogen, about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) northwest of the municipal centre of Norheimsund. The western end of the lake is dammed for purposes of hydroelectric power generation.Show on map
DigernessundetDigernessundet is a strait in the municipality of Stord in Hordaland county, Norway. The 3-kilometre (1.9 mi) long strait runs between the islands of Føyno and Stord, which connects the Stokksundet to the north with the Bømlafjorden to the south. The Stord Bridge crosses the Digernessundet.Show on map
AskevatnetAskevatnet is a lake in the municipality of Askøy in Hordaland county, Norway. The (0.83 sq mi) lake lies just northeast of the village of Ask on the eastern side of the island of Askøy. The lake is regulated by a small dam on the southeastern part of the lake.Show on map
GjønavatnetGjønavatnet is a lake in the municipality of Fusa in Hordaland county, Norway. The (1.10 sq mi) lake lies just east of the village of Holdhus and just north of the lake Skogseidvatnet.Show on map
OnarheimsvatnetOnarheimsvatnet or Opsangervatnet is a lake in the municipality of Kvinnherad in Hordaland county, Norway. The (0.87 sq mi) lake is located between the villages of Husnes and Sunde.Show on map
BømlafjordenBømlafjorden is a fjord in Hordaland, Norway, and the outer-most part of the Hardangerfjord. The Bømlafjord Tunnel crosses under Bømlafjorden.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Hordaland
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OsterøyOsterøy is an island situated northeast of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. With a total area of 328 square kilometres (127 sq mi), it is the largest Norwegian island not located directly adjacent to the ocean, and the second largest such island in Northern Europe. Osterøy is covered by two municipalities: the majority (275 square kilometres (106 sq mi)) by Osterøy municipality, and the rest (53 square kilometres (20 sq mi)) by Vaksdal municipality. The vast majority of the island's population lives in Osterøy municipality (7,305 inhabitants as of 2008).Show on map
MåbødalenMåbødalen is a narrow valley in the municipality of Eidfjord in Hordaland county, Norway. The 7-kilometre (4.3 mi) long valley begins at the village of Øvre Eidfjord and ends at the Sysendalen valley on the western side of the Hardangervidda plateau. The valley contains one of the most notable waterfalls in the country: Vøringfossen, which is easily accessible via Norwegian National Road 7 (Rv7).Show on map
FlatøyFlatøy is an island in Meland municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 2.2-square-kilometre (0.85 sq mi) island is one of the two main islands (the other being Holsnøy) that make up the municipality of Meland. The island lies in the district of Nordhordland, just north of the city of Bergen. The main village on the island is Krossneset on the southern part of the island. The northern part of the island is very sparsely inhabited.Show on map
TysnesøyaTysnesøya or Tysnesøy is an island in Tysnes municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 198-square-kilometre (76 sq mi) island makes up the vast majority of the island municipality of Tysnes. The tallest point on the island is the 753-metre (2,470 ft) tall mountain Tysnessåto.Show on map
RadøyRadøy is an island in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located east of Fedjefjorden and it is part of the municipalities of Radøy and Lindås. The island has an area of 110.7 square kilometres (42.7 sq mi), with only about 3.4 square kilometres (1.3 sq mi) being part of Lindås municipality. The highest point of the island is the 217-metre (712 ft) tall Morkefjellet. Historically, the island was part of the old municipalities of Manger which was divided into three municipalities in 1924: Hordabø, Manger, and Sæbø. In 1964, almost all of the island was united as Radøy municipality.Show on map
HolsnøyHolsnøy is an island in Meland municipality, Hordaland county, Norway. The 88.8-square-kilometre (34.3 sq mi) island is the largest island in the municipality, and it makes up 98% of the land area of Meland municipality. The highest point on the island is the 324-metre (1,063 ft) tall Eldsfjellet, a mountain located about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) north of the village of Rossland. The island is hilly and marshy, with the majority of the residents living along the southern shore. The largest settlement on the island is the village of Frekhaug on the southern shore. The island lies to the north/west of the mainland, between the islands of Radøy to the north and Askøy to the south.Show on map
FjelbergøyaFjelbergøya is an island in Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 4.9-square-kilometre (1.9 sq mi) island lies on the south side of the Hardangerfjorden, between the islands of Borgundøya (to the south) and Halsnøya (to the northeast). These three neighboring islands are located very close together, only a few hundred meters separate them at certain points. Historically, this island was the centre of the old municipality of Fjelberg. Today, the islands of Fjelbergøya and Borgundøya are still often referred to as Fjelberg.Show on map
BømloBømlo (or Bømmeløy) is an island in Hordaland county, Norway. At 171 square kilometres (66 sq mi), it is the largest island in the island municipality Bømlo lying just off the western coast of Norway. The island sits at the northern entrance to the vast Hardangerfjorden, west of the Stokksundet strait, south of the Selbjørnsfjorden, and east of the North Sea. In the 1800s, the Kulleseid Canal was built across a small isthmus in the central part of the island, giving a shortcut from the eastern side of the island to the western side of the island.Show on map
FosnøynaFosnøyna or Fosnøy is an island in the municipality of Austrheim in Hordaland county, Norway. The 26.3-square-kilometre (10.2 sq mi) island makes up the majority of the land area of the municipality. The island is located east of the Fedjefjorden and south of the Fensfjorden. The island of Radøy lies just south of Fosnøyna and the mainland of the Lindås peninsula lies immediately to the east of Fosnøyna. The highest point on the island is the 56-metre (184 ft) high Bredvikvarden. The island has some trees on it, but the northern part is fairly barren and rocky while the southern part is more marshy. There are two larger villages on the island: the village of Austrheim and the municipal centre of Årås. The island is connected to the mainland road network by two bridges. A series of small brShow on map
ToftøynaToftøyna or Toftøy is an island in Øygarden municipality in northwestern Hordaland county, Norway. The 7.5-square-kilometre (2.9 sq mi) island is the southernmost of the main islands of Øygarden. It is connected by bridge to the island of Rongøy (to the north), to the small island of Turøy (to the southwest), and to the island of Misje in Fjell municipality (to the south). Toftøyna is connected to the mainland by a series of bridges by heading south via Misje island.Show on map
StolmenStolmen is an island in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 7.9-square-kilometre (3.1 sq mi) island lies in a large archipelago just north of the Selbjørnsfjorden. The island of Selbjørn lies to the east, the islands of Huftarøy and Hundvåko lie to the northeast, and the islands of Stora Kalsøy, Litla Kalsøya, and Møkster lie to the north. The highest point is the 60-metre (200 ft) tall mountain Såta. The word \"Såta\" is the finite form of \"såte\" (meaning \"haystack\") since the shape of the mountain looks like the shape of a small cone-shaped haystack.Show on map
Små-LyderhornLyderhorn is a mountain near Bergen, Norway. It is one of \"De syv fjell\", the seven mountains surrounding the city centre, and the starting location of Bergen Turlag's annual trip of the mountains. It is located by Liavatnet approximately five kilometers west of the city center. Due to its prominent visibility from the seas, it has historically been a navigational mark for sailors. Ørnafjellet (329 metres above sea level) is an adjacent peak, and below Ørnafjellet are the two lakes Skåleviksvatnet and Søre Skåleviksvatnet. North of Ørnafjellet is Kvarven fort, a strategic point during World War II, still featuring several bunkers and cannon positions used in the defense of Bergen. Lyderhorn, Ørnafjellet and Kvarven are popular hiking areas.Show on map
LitlesotraLitlesotra, or sometimes Lille Sotra, is an island in Fjell municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is part of the Sotra island group which makes up the southern part of a larger archipelago of islands from Fedje south through Øygarden. The 16.7-square-kilometre (6.4 sq mi) island has about 10,000 residents. The main settlement on the island is Straume. Other settlements include Knarrevik, Foldnes, and Brattholmen. The island is connected to the mainland via the Sotra Bridge. It is also connected to the large island of Sotra, via a series of bridges over the island of Bildøy.Show on map
HernarHernar is an island in Øygarden municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is one of the northernmost islands in the Øygarden archipelago. The 0.5-square-kilometre (120-acre) island is rocky and barren. Most of the settlement is in one cluster on the southwestern part of the island along the small harbor area. The eastern third of the island is uninhabited.Show on map
KrossnesetKrossneset is a village in Meland municipality, in Hordaland county, Norway. The village sits on the island of Flatøy, about half-way between the villages of Frekhaug (to the west) and Knarvik (to the east). The 0.59-square-kilometre (150-acre) village has a population (2013) of 514, giving the village a population density of 871 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,260/sq mi).Show on map
MosterMoster is an island in Bømlo municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 12-square-kilometre (4.6 sq mi) island lies just south of the large island of Bømlo, surrounded by the Bømlafjorden. The Røyksund Channel is a small navigable channel that separates Moster from the island of Bømlo. There is one bridge on the Norwegian County Road 542 that crosses the channel, connecting the island to the rest of the municipality, which in turn is connected to the mainland via the Triangle Link.Show on map
LøvstakkenLøvstakken is one of the Seven Mountains that surround the center of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The 477-metre (1,565 ft) tall mountain is located between the Fyllingsdalen and Bergensdalen valleys on the Bergen Peninsula. Løvstakken and the forests nearby are popular hiking areas among the locals since it is essentially located in the central area of Norway's second largest city. Gullsteinen, a large hill located south of the summit of Løvstakken, is also part of the mountain massif and borders the protected forest area of Langeskogen.Show on map
RongøynaRongøyna or Rongøy is an island in Øygarden municipality in northwestern Hordaland county, Norway. The 2.7-square-kilometre (1.0 sq mi) island is located in the Øygarden archipelago, north of the island of Toftøyna, east of Ono, and south of Blomøyna. The village of Rong covers the majority of the island. The island is connected to the island of Toftøyna via the Rongesundet Bridge, which crosses the Rongesundet strait and there is a short bridge over the Ulvsundet strait on the north side of the island.Show on map
BjelkarøyBjelkarøyna or Bjelkarøy is an island in Sund municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 1.1-square-kilometre (270-acre) island lies in the southern part of the Raunefjorden between the mainland Bergen Peninsula and the large island of Sotra. The small island of Lerøyna lies just east of Bjelkarøyna and the city of Bergen is located just to the east on the mainland.Show on map
HuftarøyHuftarøy is the largest island in the municipality of Austevoll in Hordaland county, Norway. The 50.4-square-kilometre (19.5 sq mi) island lies in the Austevoll archipelago, just west of the Bjørnafjorden, south of the Korsfjorden, east of the Mokstrafjorden, and north of the Selbjørnsfjorden.Show on map
FløyfjelletFløyen is one of the city mountains in Bergen and one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions. Fløyfjellet is the name of the mountain top. It is 399 m above sea level. Looking over the Bergen city centre. The name could originate from fløystangen \"weather cock\", that was set up to provide signals about the direction of the wind when ships were to set sail. The view of the Bergen peninsula makes fløyfjellet a popular attraction among tourists and city locals. It has a funicular system that transports passengers from the center of Bergen to a height of 320 meters in roughly 8 minutes and the highest point (425 meters) on Fløyfjellet is approximately 1 km to the northeast. The funicular is used by tourists and citizens all year-around.Show on map
HåkonsvernHaakonsvern is the main base of the Royal Norwegian Navy and the largest naval base in the Nordic area. The base is located at Mathopen within Bergen municipality, about 15 km south-west of the city centre. Around 5,400 people work at the base as conscripts, officers or civilian staff.Show on map
LerøynaLerøyna or Lerøy is an island in Sund municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 1.9-square-kilometre (470-acre) island lies at the south end of the Raunefjorden, between the mainland Bergen Peninsula and the large island of Sotra. The smaller island of Bjelkarøyna lies just northeast of Lerøyna.Show on map
MøksterMøkster is an island in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 1.4-square-kilometre (350-acre) island lies in an archipelago and it sits north of the islands of Litla Kalsøya, Stolmen, and Selbjørn; west of the islands of Drøna and Rostøya; and south of the islands of Horga, Stora Kalsøy and Hundvåko. The island had 65 inhabitants in 2001.Show on map
SeløynaSeløyna or Seløy is an island in Øygarden municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 8.7-square-kilometre (3.4 sq mi) island is the northernmost of the large populated islands in the Øygarden archipelago. It is connected to the island of Alvøyna by a short bridge over the Vikesundet strait. The small island of Førehjelmo lies just to the north of Seløyna, and there is a small bridge connecting to it.Show on map
FedjeFedje is the largest island in Fedje municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 7.2-square-kilometre (2.8 sq mi) island is home to almost all of the municipality's residents. The island sits west of the Fedjefjorden, south of the mouth of the Fensfjorden, and north of the islands of Øygarden. The North Sea lies to the west of the island. The main population center on the island is the village of Fedje on the northern coast of the island. The southern coast of the island is the site of the other village on the island, Stormark. The 47-metre (154 ft) tall Fedjebjørnen is the highest point on the mountain. Hellisøy Lighthouse lies just off the southwestern coast of the island.Show on map
LuroLuro or Lygra is an island in Lindås municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 2.5-square-kilometre (0.97 sq mi) island sits in the Lurefjorden which cuts into the Lindås peninsula. There is one road on the island that continues over a short bridge onto the mainland. The bridge was built in 1972. The island has been the site of Lygra Church since the middle ages. There are Viking age tombstones that are still standing on the island. The Heathland Centre is located on Lygra. It is an information centre about the cultural landscape in this coastal area. There are nearly 200 hectares (490 acres) of heathland that are managed in traditional ways by local farmers.Show on map
GullfjelletGullfjellet (Gold Mountain) (987 meters above sea level), also called Gulfjellet, is the highest mountain in the municipality of Bergen in western Norway. It is situated on the border between Bergen and Samnanger, Hordaland. The name \"Gul\" is an old name for a strong wind, so the old name - Gulfjellet - means \"the mountain with strong wind\". Svartavatnet is situated 400 m. to the West of the mountain.Show on map
MisjeMisje is an island (and village) in Fjell municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 1.16-square-kilometre (0.45 sq mi) island lies just south of the island of Toftøyna and north of the large island of Sotra. Almost all of the 257 inhabitants (as of 2009) live on the eastern part of the island, which is referred to as the village of Misje.Show on map
SandfloeggaSandfloegga or Sandfloeggi is a mountain in Odda municipality in southeastern Hordaland county, Norway. It lies on the southern part of the vast Hardangervidda mountain plateau, and is the highest mountain on Hardangervidda when the bordering summits of Hardangerjøkulen and Folarskardnuten are omitted. The 1,721-metre (5,646 ft) tall mountain lies inside Hardangervidda National Park, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north of the European route E134 highway.Show on map
HugloHuglo is an island in Stord municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 13.5-square-kilometre (5.2 sq mi) island lies in the Hardangerfjorden, just east of the large island of Stord and just south of Tysnesøy. The small island of Skorpo lies immediately northeast of this island. The highest point on the rugged island is the 218-metre (715 ft) tall Høgafjellet.Show on map
BorgundøyaBorgundøya or Borgundøy is an island in Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 11.4-square-kilometre (4.4 sq mi) island lies in the Hardangerfjorden, immediately south of the island of Fjelbergøya. The island has about 100 residents (in 2015), with about four larger village areas spread out around the island. The island is dominated by the 462-metre (1,516 ft) tall mountain Borgundnuten.Show on map
ToskaToska is an island in Radøy municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 5-square-kilometre (1.9 sq mi) island lies just west of the island of Radøy in the Hjeltefjorden, at the entrance to the Radfjorden. A road connection from the village of Manger on Radøy island to the island of Toska was completed in 1989. The island is a popular holiday destination. Toska has about 40 inhabitants, mostly living in the village of Toska, also known as Vestevågen.Show on map
ReksterenReksteren is an island in the municipality of Tysnes in Hordaland county, Norway. The island covers an area of 37.2 square kilometres (14.4 sq mi). Its highest point is the 336-metre (1,102 ft) tall Bjørnkletten. The island lies northwest of the larger island of Tysnesøy. The small Bårdsundet strait separates the two islands and there is a road bridge connecting the two islands. The Langenuen strait runs along the west side of the island and the Bjørnafjorden lies along the north side of the island. The village of Gjøvåg lies along the western coast of the island and Reksteren Church is located along the eastern shore.Show on map
HalsnøyHalsnøya or Halsnøy is an island in Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 38-square-kilometre (15 sq mi) island lies between the Hardangerfjorden and Skånevikfjorden. The island has about 2,300 inhabitants (2008) and it is the most populated island in Kvinnherad municipality. Prior to 2008, it was the most populated island in Norway without a direct connection to land, but the Halsnøy Tunnel opened that year, finally connecting it to the mainland by road. There is a regular ferry connection from southern Halsnøy to the neighboring islands of Fjelbergøya and Borgundøya, located just south of Halsnøy.Show on map
BlomøynaBlomøyna or Blomøy is an island in Øygarden municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 9.1-square-kilometre (3.5 sq mi) island is the second largest island in the municipality. The island lies north of the island of Rongøyna and south of the island of Ona. The southern part of the island is split into two parts by the Blomvågen fjord which cuts northward for 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) into the island. The village of Blomvåg surrounds the inner part of the Blomvågen fjord. Nearly all of the island's residents live in Blomvåg. Blomvåg Church is located in the village, serving the whole southern part of the municipality.Show on map
RundemanenRundemanen is a mountain in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. It is considered one of the \"seven mountains\" which surround the city centre of Bergen. At 568 metres (1,864 ft) in height, it is the second highest of them all. It's a part of the same massif as the neighboring mountains of Fløyen, Blåmanen, and Ulriken, but not easily visible from the city center since it sits behind Fløyen.Show on map
KistenutenKistenuten is a 1,648-metre (5,407 ft) tall mountain in southern Norway. It is located in the Ryfylkeheiane mountains at the tripoint border of three different counties (and three municipalities): Suldal municipality in Rogaland county, Odda municipality in Hordaland county, and Vinje municipality in Telemark county. The mountain is the fourth tallest mountain in Telemark county, the second tallest in Rogaland county, but it is not even in the top 25 tallest mountains in Hordaland county. The mountain Sandfloegga lies about 18 kilometres (11 mi) to the north in the Hardangervidda National Park.Show on map
HerdlaHerdla is an island in the municipality of Askøy in Hordaland county, Norway. The 1.6-square-kilometre (0.62 sq mi) island lies just north of the larger island of Askøy and just west of the island of Holsnøy. The island is surrounded by the Herdlefjorden and Hjeltefjorden. The island of Herdla was part of the municipality of Herdla until 1 January 1964 when it was merged into Askøy. The island has a nature reserve with 220 registered species of birds. During the Second World War, it was the site of Herdla Airport and some coastal fortifications. Herdla Church is located on the island.Show on map
TurøynaTurøyna or Turøy is an island in Fjell municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 1.67-square-kilometre (0.64 sq mi) island lies just west of the islands of Toftøyna and Misje in the northern part of Fjell municipality. Prior to 1964, the island was part of the old municipality of Herdla. About one hundred people live on the island. The island has a road connection to the mainland via the Turøy Bridge which connects to Toftøyna. The road then continues over a series of bridges connecting a string of islands to each other and to the city of Bergen. The postcode is 5365 Turøy.Show on map
UlrikenUlriken is the highest of the Seven Mountains (de syv fjell) that surround Bergen, Norway. It has an altitude of 643 metres above sea level. Ulriken has an aerial tramway, Ulriksbanen, that can bring people to the top. At the top there is a TV tower, a restaurant, and free telescopes. The cable car was closed as of January 2006, due to the operating company failing to meet government requirements for documentation, but it reopened later in the spring of the same year. It was later closed again, but it reopened for business on May 1, 2009. An area of the mountain is called \"Montana\".Show on map
AskøyAskøy is an island in Hordaland county, Norway. The 90-square-kilometre (35 sq mi) island is located entirely inside the municipality of Askøy, and the island makes up about 88% of the municipal area and is home to about 96% of the municipal residents. In 2014, there were 26,230 people living on the island. Since the opening of the Askøy Bridge leading to the mainland in the city of Bergen in 1992, the population has increased rapidly. The island is named after the old Ask farm along the eastern coast of the island. The village is the site of the old Ask Church.Show on map
HardangerHardanger is a traditional district in the western part of Norway, dominated by the Hardangerfjord and its inner branches of the Sørfjorden and Eidfjorden. It consists of the municipalities of Odda, Ullensvang, Eidfjord, Ulvik, Granvin, Kvam, and Jondal, and is located inside the county of Hordaland. In the early Viking Age, before Harald Fairhair, Hardanger was a petty kingdom with its capital at Kinsarvik. The area is dominated by the vast Hardangervidda plateau in the east and the large Folgefonna glacier on the central Folgefonna peninsula.Show on map
BjorøynaBjorøyna or Bjorøy is an island in Fjell municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 4.1-square-kilometre (1.6 sq mi) island is located south of the island of Litlesotra, west of the Bergen Peninsula, north of the island of Tyssøyna, and east of the island of Sotra. Bjorøy is connected to the mainland city of Bergen by a subsea road tunnel called the Bjorøy Tunnel. It is also connected to the small island of Tyssøy in neighboring Sund municipality by a bridge. Bjorøy has 878 inhabitants (September 2012), and several hundred vacation cabins.Show on map
NordnesNordnes is a peninsula and neighbourhood in the city centre of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The Vågen, Byfjorden, and Puddefjorden surround the peninsula. The Bergen Aquarium is located at the tip of the peninsula. The Norwegian Institute of Marine Research and Fredriksberg Fortress are also located on Nordnes. The Nykirken is the church located in this neighborhood. The neighbourhood Nordnes includes approximately 50% of the peninsula. The neighbourhoods Strandsiden and Verftet, as well as parts of Nøstet, are also located on Nordnes.Show on map
NordhordlandNordhordland is a traditional district in the western part of Norway. The district consists of the northern portion of Hordaland county, north of the city of Bergen. It includes the municipalities Austrheim, Fedje, Lindås, Masfjorden, Meland, Modalen, Osterøy, Radøy and Vaksdal. The district roughly corresponds to the Nordhordland prosti, a Church of Norway deanery and to the municipalities in the Nordhordland District Court. Historically, the municipality of Gulen in Sogn og Fjordane county to the north was included in the district.Show on map
AlgrøynaAlgrøyna or Algrøy is an island in Fjell municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 4.9-square-kilometre (1.9 sq mi) island lies just west of the large island of Sotra and north of the small island of Lokøyna. There are a series of bridges connecting it to the island of Sotra, which in turn is connected to the mainland. The highest point on the island is the 78-metre (256 ft) tall mountain Hillefjellet. Almost all the residents of the island live along the northern shore, in a village area that is referred to as Algrøyna.Show on map
SandviksfjelletSandviksfjellet is a mountain in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. It is one of the traditional seven mountains that surround the city centre of Bergen. The mountain lies on the east side of the city neighborhood of Sandviken, just north of the mountain Fløyen. The European route E39 highway runs through the mountain as part of the Fløyfjell Tunnel. The mountain is 392 metres (1,286 ft) high. The hiking route called Stoltzekleiven the path used for a yearly mountain run, where Jon Tvedt holds the record.Show on map
EldøyaneEldøyane is a partially man-made former island located just outside the town of Leirvik in the municipality of Stord in Hordaland county, Norway. The island was connected to the larger island of Stord by land reclamation, and over the years, the former island has been flattened and expanded by land reclamation. This now makes it a peninsula jutting out into the Hardangerfjorden. Eldøyane is the location of the company, Aker Stord, making it a large industrial site, one of the largest sites in the town of Leirvik.Show on map
AlvøynaAlvøyna or Alvøy is an island in Øygarden municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 12-square-kilometre (4.6 sq mi) island is located west of the Hjeltefjorden and it had a population of 760 inhabitants in 2001. It sits just north of the island of Ona and just south of the island of Seløyna. The Sture Terminal, endpoint of the Oseberg Transport System, was established here in 1988. The village of Alveim is located on the west side of the island and the village of Tjeldstø lies on the eastern shore.Show on map
ToftøyaToftøya or Toftarøyna is an island in Sund municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 9.1-square-kilometre (3.5 sq mi) island lies just south of the large island of Sotra, along the northern side of the Korsfjorden. The village of Klokkarvik lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) northeast of the island. The island is connected to Sotra by a bridge on County Road 200. The island has 3 main village areas: Hummelsund (on the south side), Vikso (on the southwest side), and Tofta (on the west side).Show on map
SørstokkenSørstokken is a peninsula on the island of Stord in the municipality of Stord in Hordaland county, Norway. The peninsula is 3.4 kilometres (2.1 mi) long and about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) wide. It is connected to the main part of the island by a 500-metre (1,600 ft) wide isthmus. Other than a small residential area on the isthmus, Stord Airport, Sørstokken is the only major thing located on the peninsula. The peninsula is located about 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) northwest of the town of Leirvik.Show on map
HårteigenHårteigen is a characteristic mountain in Hordaland county, Norway. It sits on and is visible from most parts of the vast Hardangervidda plateau. The mountain is located in the municipality of Ullensvang, and it is inside the Hardangervidda National Park. At an elevation of 1,690 metres (5,540 ft) above sea level, the peak of Hårteigen rises 480 metres (1,570 ft) above the surrounding plateau which is fairly level. It is located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northeast of the town of Odda.Show on map
TrolltungaTrolltunga (Troll tongue) is a piece of rock jutting horizontally out of a mountain about 700 metres (2,300 ft) above the north side of the lake Ringedalsvatnet in the municipality of Odda in Hordaland county, Norway. The cliff is located east of the Skjeggedal area, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of the village of Tyssedal and the Sørfjorden (a branch off of the main Hardanger Fjord.Show on map
SotraSotra or Store Sotra is the name of a large island in Hordaland county, Norway, located just west of the city of Bergen. It is part of a pair of islands called Sotra that are part of a large archipelago stretching from Fedje southwards along the coast of Norway. The larger island of the two is Store Sotra (also called Sotra), and the smaller (but most populated) of the two is Litlesotra. Roughly 30,500 people live on the two islands of Sotra.Show on map
KvamskogenKvamskogen (lit. Kvam forest) is a mountain plateau in the Hardanger region of Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the municipalities of Samnanger and Kvam. Traditionally, the term was used only for the parts of the plateau located in Kvam municipality, but today it is used for the entire plateau. Kvamskogen contains several ski resorts, and more than 1700 cabins, the third highest concentration of cabins in the country.Show on map
VaraldsøyVaraldsøy is an island (and village) in the municipality of Kvinnherad in Hordaland county, Norway. The 45.4-square-kilometre (17.5 sq mi) island is the largest island in the Hardangerfjorden. Most of the inhabitants live on the southern tip of the island in the village of Varaldsøy, where Varaldsøy Church is located. The 600-metre (2,000 ft) tall mountain Øyefjellet is the highest point on the island.Show on map
NautøyaNautøy or Nautøya is an unpopulated island in Stord municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It sits at the southern end of the Stokksund sound about 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) south of the village of Sagvåg. The island is connected to the nearby island of Spissøy by the Bømla Bridge and to the nearby island of Føyno via a small bridge. Country Road 542, part of the Triangle Link, runs across the island.Show on map
TyssøynaTyssøyna or Tyssøy is an island in Sund municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 0.9-square-kilometre (220-acre) island lies in the northern part of the Raunefjorden. The island has a population of about 70 and it is connected to the neighboring island of Bjorøy to the north via a short bridge. Bjorøy is connected to the mainland by the Bjorøy Tunnel. The island is named for the Norse god Týr. On the western side of the island is a wide and sheltered harbour called Tyssøyvågen. A norrow inlet leads into the harbour from the south, on the eastern side of the inlet several large soap stone rock have tumbled down from the hillside. On one of these rocks the peculiar little \"carving\" is found. In the local community it is named \"the crown\" or \"Tyssøykruna\". Further inland on Tyssøy is a lShow on map
HøgafjelletHøgafjellet is a mountain on the island of Osterøy in Hordaland county, Norway. Høgafjellet sits on the border between the municipalities of Osterøy and Vaksdal, about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) east of the village of Fotlandsvåg and about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) west of the Veafjorden. The 868-metre (2,848 ft) tall mountain is the highest mountain on the island and in all of Osterøy municipality.Show on map
FøynoFøyno is an island in Stord municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 1-square-kilometre (0.39 sq mi) island lies southwest of the island of Stord at the southern end of the Stokksundet sound. The Digernessundet strait runs between Stord and this island. Føyno had a central place in the district of Sunnhordland during the Middle Ages, and gave its name to the skipreide of Føyen.Show on map
LitlekalsøyLitlekalsøy is an island in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 0.5-square-kilometre (120-acre) island lies in the Austevoll archipelago. It sits in the Møkstrafjorden south of the island of Møkster, north of the island of Stolmen, and west of the large island of Huftarøy. The island had 26 inhabitants in 2001. The island is only accessible by boat.Show on map
RostøyaRostøya or Rostøy is an island in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located north of the island of Drøna and west of the island of Huftarøy. The village of Kolbeinsvik lies about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) south of Rostøya. The island is connected to Huftarøy by a road bridge that crosses the 12-metre (39 ft) wide channel separating the islands.Show on map
SelbjørnSelbjørn is an island in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 25-square-kilometre (9.7 sq mi) island is the second largest in the municipality (after Huftarøy). Most of the population lives along the northern and eastern coastlines of the island. The commercial centre of Selbjørn is the village of Bekkjarvik, where Bekkjarvik Church is located.Show on map
LøddoLoddo or Løddo is a mountain in the municipality of Austevoll in Hordaland county, Norway. The 243-metre (797 ft) tall mountain is located on the island of Huftarøy and it is the highest point in the municipality of Austevoll. The mountain is located near the southeast coast of the island, about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) northwest of the coastal village of Otterå.Show on map
FedjebjørnenFedjebjørnen is the highest point on the island of Fedje which is located in Fedje municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The hill is located on the southeastern part of the island, about half way between the two villages on the island: Fedje and Stormark. Fedjebjørnen reaches a height of about 42 metres (138 ft) above sea level.Show on map
VardetangenVardetangen is a point in Austrheim municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. This place is notable in that it is the western-most mainland point in Norway proper. The point is located on the mainland Lindås peninsula, jutting out into the Fensfjorden. It is located about 3.8 kilometres (2.4 mi) west of the Mongstad industrial area.Show on map
SvenningenSveningen is a mountain in Hordaland county, Norway. The 842-metre (2,762 ft) tall summit of the mountain is a tripoint, marking the border of three municipalities: Bergen, Samnanger, and Os. It is the second highest mountain in Bergen municipality, after Gullfjellet (to the north), and it is the highest mountain in Os municipality.Show on map
OtterøyaOtterøya or Otrøyna is an unpopulated island in Bømlo municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 0.45-square-kilometre (110-acre) island lies in the Bømlafjorden, southeast of the islands of Føyno, Nautøya, and Spyssøya. The southern part of the island is a nature reserve. The Bømlafjord Tunnel runs underneath the island.Show on map
StordStord is an island in Hordaland county, Norway. Located in the traditional district of Sunnhordland, the island is part of the municipalities of Stord (southern part) and Fitjar (northern part). The largest settlements on the island are the town of Leirvik (granted town status in 1997) and the villages of Sagvåg and Fitjar.Show on map
BlåmanenBlåmanen is one of the seven mountains that surround the centre of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The 554-metre (1,818 ft) tall mountain is located east of the mountain Fløyen, making it somewhat difficult to see from the city centre of Bergen. The mountain Rundemanen lies just north of Blåmanen.Show on map
MjukenMjuken or Nuken is a hill on the island of Stora Kalsøy in the municipality of Austevoll in Hordaland county, Norway. The 57-metre (187 ft) tall hill sits in a rocky and mountainous area of the island and this particular peak is the highest point on the island. The village of Bakkasund lies south of the hill.Show on map
LyshornetLyshornet is a mountain in the municipality of Os, Hordaland, Norway. The 404-metre (1,325 ft) tall mountain lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) north of the village of Søvik and about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) west of the village of Søfteland. The Lyse Abbey lies at the southern base of the mountain.Show on map
BildøynaBildøyna or Bildøy is an island in Fjell municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 1.5-square-kilometre (0.58 sq mi) island lies between the islands of Litlesotra (to its west) and Store Sotra (to its east). An upper secondary school and a lower secondary school are located on the island.Show on map
GåsøyaneGåsøyane are two small islands off Bünsow Land at Spitsbergen, Svalbard. They are located at the split of Isfjorden into the two branches Billefjorden and Sassenfjorden, about two kilometers off the headland of Gåsodden. Gåsøyane were included in the Gåsøyane Bird Sanctuary in 1973.Show on map
MehammarsåtaMehammarsåta or Midhamarsåta is the highest mountain on the island of Stord in the municipality of Stord in Hordaland county, Norway. The 749-metre (2,457 ft) tall mountain lies in the northeastern part of the municipality, just south of the municipal border with Fitjar.Show on map
SydnesSydnes is a traditional neighbourhood in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located along the Puddefjorden in the southern part of the city centre of Bergen. TV 2 has its headquarters at Sydnes. The Johanneskirken is located in this neighborhood.Show on map
VetenVeten is a mountain in the city of Bergen, Norway. At 486 metres above sea level, it is the highest mountain in Åsane borough, and the ninth highest in Bergen. The name is an archaic word for \"beacon\" in Norwegian.Show on map
GeitangerGeitanger or Geitung is an island in Fjell municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 0.9-square-kilometre (220-acre) island is entirely car-free, and the population of the island is very low.Show on map
GullsteinenGullsteinen is a large hill in Bergen, Norway. It is part of the Løvstakken mountain massif. Its peak is located 354 metres above sea level, and is accessible by hiking paths from all sides.Show on map
MøsnukenMøsnuken is a mountain in the municipality of Os in Hordaland county, Norway. The 639-metre (2,096 ft) mountain lies about 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) east of the village of Søfteland.Show on map
DamsgårdsfjelletDamsgårdsfjellet is a mountain in Bergen, Norway west of Melkeplassen, and one of the seven mountains surrounding the city center of Bergen. It is 284 metres (932 ft) high.Show on map
DrotningsvikaDrotningsvik is a neighborhood in the city of Bergen, Norway. It is located west of the village of Loddefjord in the borough of Laksevåg.Show on map
HausdalshorgaHausdalshorga is a mountain in Bergen, Norway, near the Gullfjellet mountain massif.Show on map
SøråsenSøråsen is a mountain of Hordaland, in southern Norway.Show on map
LåvenLåven is a mountain of Oppland, in southern Norway.Show on map