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Basic information about Rogaland
Rogaland [ˈruːɡɑˈlɑn] is a county in Western Norway, bordering Hordaland, Telemark, Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder. It is the center of the Norwegian petroleum industry, and as a result of this, Rogaland has the lowest unemployment rate of any county in Norway, 1.1%. Rogaland has a fertility rate of 2.18 children per woman, which is the highest in the country, and one of the highest in Europe.
Cities, towns & villages in Rogaland
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VarhaugVarhaug is the administrative centre of Hå municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located in the district of Jæren and it is the second largest village in Hå municipality after Nærbø. It was also the administrative centre for the former municipality of Varhaug from 1894 until its dissolution in 1964. With an elevation between 40 to 60 metres (130 to 200 ft), Varhaug is the highest elevated village in the municipality. Show Varhaugon the map
Sævelandor Åkrahamn (commonly known as simply Åkra) is a small town in Karmøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The town is located on the west side of the island of Karmøy in the traditional district of Haugaland. The town sits about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) west of the town of Kopervik, about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) north of the town of Skudeneshavn, and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southwest of the town of Haugesund. The village of Veavågen lies immediately to the northeast of Åkrehamn. Show Sævelandon the map
Åkrehamnor Åkrahamn (commonly known as simply Åkra) is a small town in Karmøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The town is located on the west side of the island of Karmøy in the traditional district of Haugaland. The town sits about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) west of the town of Kopervik, about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) north of the town of Skudeneshavn, and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southwest of the town of Haugesund. The village of Veavågen lies immediately to the northeast of Åkrehamn. Show Åkrehamnon the map
StrandStrand is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Ryfylke. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Jørpeland. The (84 sq mi) municipality lies across the fjord from the city of Stavanger. The new Ryfast tunnel system is under construction, which will connect Stavanger and Strand by a very long undersea tunnel. Show Strandon the map
JørpelandJørpeland is the administrative centre of Strand municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The town is located on the western coast of the mainland, along the shore of the Idsefjorden, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of the city of Stavanger. It sits along the Norwegian National Road 13 a short distance southeast of the village of Tau where the new Ryfast tunnel is being constructed. Show Jørpelandon the map
VigrestadVigrestad is a village in Hå municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) northeast of the southwestern coast of Norway, facing the North Sea. The village sits about 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi) southeast of the village of Varhaug and about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) northwest of the villages of Hæen and Brusand. Vigrestad Station is located on the Sørlandsbanen railway line which runs through the village. The station is unmanned and only local trains stop there, not express or regional ones. Show Vigrestadon the map
HellelandHelleland is a village and parish in Eigersund municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the river Hedlandsåna and the European route E39 highway, about 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) northeast of the town of Egersund. The Sørlandsbanen railway line runs along the river near Helleland, stopping at Helleland Station. Helleland Church (Helleland kirke) dates from 1832. It was built of wood and has 500 seats. The architect was Hans Linstow (1787-1851) who also designed the Royal Palace in Oslo and much of the surrounding park and the street Karl Johans gate. Show Hellelandon the map
NedstrandNedstrand (locally, Stranda) is a village in Tysvær municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southeastern coast of the Nedstrand peninsula, at the confluence of the Nedstrandsfjorden and Vindafjorden. The village of Hindaråvåg lies just west of Nedstrand, and Nedstrand Church is located there. The (79-acre) village of Nedstrand has a population (2014) of 240, giving the village a population density of 750 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,900/sq mi). Show Nedstrandon the map
JudabergJudaberg is the administrative centre of Finnøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the eastern shore of the island of Finnøy. The island is located on the south side of the Boknafjorden, northeast of the large city of Stavanger. Show Judabergon the map
YstabøYdstebøhamn or Ystabøhamn is the administrative centre of Kvitsøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southern shore of the island of Kvitsøy. The village has a ferry quay which receives regular ferries from the town of Skudeneshavn on the island of Karmøy across the Boknafjorden to the north, and to the village of Mekjarvik in Randaberg municipality across the Kvitsøyfjorden on the mainland to the south. The planned Rogfast undersea tunnel will connect Kvitsøy to the mainland to the north and south as part of the government's goal of providing a ferry-free European route E39 highway along the west coast of Norway. Show Ystabøon the map
YdstebøhamnYdstebøhamn or Ystabøhamn is the administrative centre of Kvitsøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southern shore of the island of Kvitsøy. The village has a ferry quay which receives regular ferries from the town of Skudeneshavn on the island of Karmøy across the Boknafjorden to the north, and to the village of Mekjarvik in Randaberg municipality across the Kvitsøyfjorden on the mainland to the south. The planned Rogfast undersea tunnel will connect Kvitsøy to the mainland to the north and south as part of the government's goal of providing a ferry-free European route E39 highway along the west coast of Norway. Show Ydstebøhamnon the map
KopervikKopervik is the largest town on the island of Karmøy in Rogaland county, Norway. It is also the administrative centre of the municipality of Karmøy. It is part of the traditional district of Haugaland. The (1,200-acre) town has a population (2014) of 8,215; giving the town a population density of 1,694 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,390/sq mi).The municipality of Karmøy has about 42,000 inhabitants, so this means Kopervik is home to about 20% of the municipal population. Show Kopervikon the map
VisnesVisnes is a village in Karmøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the western shore of the island of Karmøy, about 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) west of the village of Avaldsnes. The (140-acre) village has a population (2014) of 569, giving the village a population density of 998 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,580/sq mi). Show Visneson the map
GanddalGanddal is a borough of the city of Sandnes in Rogaland county, Norway. The (4.7 sq mi) borough is located in the southwest part of the municipality. Ganddal has a population (2016) of 7,318. It has one of the city's largest industrial areas and the Jæren Line railroad runs through the area, which is served by the commuter and goods station, Ganddal Station. The Norwegian National Road 44 runs through Ganddal's west side, providing easy access to central Sandnes. Show Ganddalon the map
FøresvikFøresvik (sometimes called Bokn) is the administrative centre of Bokn municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northeastern shore of the island of Vestre Bokn, along the rather narrow Boknasundet strait which separates Vestre Bokn from the island of Austre Bokn. The European route E39 highway runs through the village and the bridge connecting Vestre Bokn to Austre Bokn (and ultimately to the mainland) is also located in Føresvik. Show Føresvikon the map
HellandsbygdaHellandsbygda or Hellandsbygd is a village in Sauda municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located in a river valley about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) northeast of the town of Sauda. The village is surrounded by forested mountains with the County Road 520 running through the village on its way from Sauda over the mountains to the Røldal area in neighboring Hordaland county. The mountain Kyrkjenuten lies to the north of Hellandsbygda and the mountain Skaulen lies to the southeast of the village. Show Hellandsbygdaon the map
TysværTysvær is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is part of the Haugalandet region. The municipality is located on the Haugalandet peninsula on the northern side of the Boknafjorden, just east of the towns of Kopervik and Haugesund. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Aksdal. Other villages in the municipality include Dueland, Førre, Grinde, Hervik, Hindaråvåg, Nedstrand, Skjoldastraumen, Susort, Tysvær, and Yrke. Show Tysværon the map
ÅlgårdÅlgård (historic: Aalgaard) is the administrative centre of Gjesdal municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the European route E39 highway, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southeast of the city of Sandnes in the Jæren district of the county. The village includes the neighborhoods of Ålgård, Bærland, Fiskebekk, Opstad and Solås. The large lake Edlandsvatnet lies on the south side of the village, emptying into the river Figgjoelva which runs northwest to Sandnes. Show Ålgårdon the map
HoltaHolta is a small farming village in the municipality of Strand in Rogaland county, Norway. The farm is situated on the northern hills overlooking the lake Bjørheimsvatn. It is approximately 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) northeast of the village of Tau and about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) south of the village of Fiskå. The city of Stavanger lies about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southwest of Holta (across a large fjord). Show Holtaon the map
KolnesKolnes is a village in Karmøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The residential village is located on the west side of the Førresfjorden, south of the village of Førre and east of the village of Norheim. Kolnes has experienced rapid growth. Between 1970 and 2013 the population has increased by 87%. The municipality is planning further growth in the area by opening up 1700 sites for residential housing that is expected to increase the population from 1500 to 4500 between 2012 and 2027. Show Kolneson the map
EgersundEgersund is a town in Eigersund municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The town is located along the southwestern coast of Norway, about 75 kilometres (47 mi) south of the city of Stavanger. The town is situated along a strait which separates the mainland from the island of Eigerøya. The (1,570-acre) village has a population (2015) of 11,473 which gives the town a population density of 1,804 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,670/sq mi). Show Egersundon the map
SuldalsosenSuldalsosen is a village in Suldal municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the northern shore of the river Suldalslågen on the southwestern end of the lake Suldalsvatnet. Suldalsosen historically was a central starting point for boat traffic on the lake. This was the administrative centre of Suldal municipality prior to 1965 when the municipality was greatly expanded and the administration was moved to Sand. Show Suldalsosenon the map
AvaldsnesAvaldsnes is a village in Karmøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northeastern part of the island of Karmøy, along the Karmsundet strait, just south of the town of Haugesund. The village was an ancient centre of power on the west coast of Norway and is the site of one of Norway’s more important areas of cultural history. The trading port of Notow and the Avaldsnes Church are two notable historic sites in Avaldsnes. Show Avaldsneson the map
TorsnesTorsnes is a former municipality in Østfold county, Norway. It was created by a split from Borge on 1 January 1910. At that time Torsnes had a population of 1,538. On 1 January 1964 the properties Gansrød and Ulfeng, with 30 inhabitants, were incorporated into Fredrikstad while the rest of Torsnes, with 1,274 inhabitants, was reunited with Borge. On 1 January 1994, Borge was incorporated into Fredrikstad. Show Torsneson the map
LysebotnLysebotn is a village in Forsand municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located at the eastern end of the Lysefjorden in a very isolated valley that is only accessible by one road or by boat. The name itself means the \"bottom [end] of the Lysefjorden\". It's a destination for over 100,000 tourists annually, and it is an access point for the Kjerag mountain, a popular Base Jumping spot. There are cruises and an express boat to Lysebotn from Skagenkaien in the city of Stavanger, Lauvvik in Sandnes and the village of Forsand. All of which pass beneath the famous Preikestolen cliff on the way to Lysebotn. Lyse Chapel, built in 1961, is found at Lysebotn. Lysebotn at one time had its own school, but that is now closed. Show Lysebotnon the map
FisterFister is a village in Hjelmeland municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the mainland, along the Fisterfjorden, a branch off the main Boknafjorden. The village lies about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) northwest of the village of Årdal and about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southwest of the municipal centre of Hjelmelandsvågen. Fister has the highest average temperature in Norway. It is visited by many tourists each year although there are no big tourist attractions except for the beautiful nature and fishing in the fjords. Show Fisteron the map
UtsiraUtsira is one of the smallest municipalities in Norway. The island municipality is located in northwestern Rogaland county, just off the western coast of Norway. Utsira is part of the traditional district of Haugaland. Utsira is the smallest municipality of Norway by population and it is the second smallest municipality by area (after the nearby island municipality of Kvitsøy). Show Utsiraon the map
TauTau is a village in Strand municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the shore of the Horgefjorden, a branch of the main Boknafjorden. The (520-acre) village has a population (2015) of 3,158 which gives the village a population density of 1,497 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,880/sq mi). Strand Church is located in the village. Show Tauon the map
ForsandForsand is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Ryfylke. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Forsand. Other villages in the municipality include Lysebotn, Øvre Espedal, Oanes, Kolabygda, and Fløyrli. Show Forsandon the map
Skudeneshavn(also known as Skudeneshamn or simply Skudenes) is a town in Karmøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located on the southernmost tip of the island of Karmøy at the entrance to the Boknafjorden and Karmsundet strait. The town is part of the traditional district of Haugaland. Show Skudeneshavnon the map
DirdalDirdal is a village in Gjesdal municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located where the Frafjorden joins the main Høgsfjorden. The village lies at the end of the Dirdalen valley, which stretches to the southeast from Dirdal. The village of Gilja lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) into the valley. The village of Oltedal lies about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) west of Dirdal. Dirdal Church is located in the village. Show Dirdalon the map
NesflatenNesflaten is a village in Suldal municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northern end of the lake Suldalsvatnet, just west of the smaller village of Roalkvam. Nesflaten lies along the Norwegian National Road 13 which connects it to the village of Suldalsosen to the southwest and to the village of Botnen (in the neighboring municipality of Odda in Hordaland county). Nesflaten Chapel is located in the village. Show Nesflatenon the map
FørdesfjordenFørre or Førresfjorden is a village in Tysvær municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located at the northern end of the Førresfjorden. A portion of the urban area of this village extends over the municipal border into neighboring Karmøy municipality. The (890-acre) village has a population (2014) of 5,362 which gives the village a population density of 1,489 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,860/sq mi). Show Førdesfjordenon the map
HjelmelandsvågenHjelmelandsvågen is the administrative centre of Hjelmeland municipality, Norway. The village is located on the south side of the mouth of the Jøsenfjorden. The (170-acre) village has a population (2015) of 558, giving the village a population density of 833 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,160/sq mi). Show Hjelmelandsvågenon the map
MarvikMarvik is a village in Suldal municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the Sandsfjorden on the southern coast of the Ropeid peninsula. The village is a commercial centre of the peninsula, having a general store, primary school, marina, library, and Marvik Chapel. Show Marvikon the map
VikedalVikedal or Vikadal is a village in Vindafjord municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the Sandeidfjorden, about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) south of the village of Sandeid and about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) northwest of the village of Imslandsjøen. Vikedal Church is located in this village. The village has a long history of boat-building. The village was the administrative center of the old municipality of Vikedal which existed from 1838 until 1965. Show Vikedalon the map
FiskåFiskå is a village in Strand municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the Årdalsfjorden, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northeast of the village of Tau. The small farming village of Holta is located a short distance south of Fiskå. The lake Vostervatnet lies just up the hill to the south of the village. The lake drains out through the river Fiskåna which flows through the village of Fiskå on its way to the fjord. Show Fiskåon the map
HålandHåland is a former municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It was part of the traditional district of Jæren, just west of the city of Stavanger. The municipality existed from 1838 until its dissolution in 1930 when it was split into the two municipalities of Sola and Madla. Håland included all of the present-day municipality of Sola and the borough of Madla in the city of Stavanger. The 85-square-kilometre (33 sq mi) municipality included the land surrounding the Hafrsfjorden. Show Hålandon the map
VedavågenVeavågen (historically Vedavågen) is a village in Karmøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the western shore of the island of Karmøy, about halfway between the towns of Kopervik and Åkrehamn. The Norwegian county road 854 runs through the village. The economy of Veavågen is centered fishing and the related fishing industries. The local football club is named SK Vedavåg Karmøy. Vedavågen Church was built here in 2009. Show Vedavågenon the map
ForusForus is an industrial district in the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the borough of Hinna, along the Gandsfjorden and it stretches south and west to the municipalities of Sandnes and Sola. The name Forus originates from an old farm located in this area, part of which is currently used for harness racing. Show Foruson the map
JelsaJelsa is a village in Suldal municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the inner part of the Boknafjorden, near the mouths of the Sandsfjorden and Erfjorden. The village is the site of a school, store, gas station, and some small stores. There was a barrel factory here until it closed in 2009. Jelsa Church is located in this village. The village was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Jelsa which existed from 1838 until 1965. Show Jelsaon the map
OgnaOgna is a village in Hå municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located immediately north of the village of Sirevåg on the shores of the Ognaelva river. The village was the administrative centre of the historic municipality of Ogna. The village is the site of Ogna Station, a railway station along the Sørlandsbanen railway. The (77-acre) village has a population (2015) of 360, giving the village a population density of 1,161 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,010/sq mi). Show Ognaon the map
HålandsosenHålandsosen is a village in Suldal municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the eastern shore of the Erfjorden, about 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) east of the village of Jelsa and about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south of the municipal centre of Sand. The Norwegian National Road 13 runs through the village, and the Erfjord Bridge lies just north of the village. It is the only bridge over the Erfjorden. The village was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Erfjord, which existed from 1914 until 1965. The village is the site of the Erfjord Church. Show Hålandsosenon the map
AksdalAksdal is the administrative centre of Tysvær municipality, Norway. The village is located on the northern shore of the large lake Aksdalsvatnet, at the junction of the European route E134 and European route E39 highways. The village of Førre lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the west of Aksdal and the village of Grinde lies about 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) to the east. Aksdal Church is located in Aksdal. The (110-acre) village has a population (2014) of 621, giving the village a population density of 1,350 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,500/sq mi). Show Aksdalon the map
FrafjordFrafjord is a village and farming community in the municipality of Gjesdal in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the Frafjorddalen valley, at the innermost end of the Frafjorden, a branch of the larger Høgsfjorden. The village had about 100 inhabitants in 2001. The 3.8-kilometre (2.4 mi) long Frafjord Tunnel connects the village of Frafjord to the villages of Gilja and Dirdal on the other side of the mountains, replacing the old, narrow, winding road over the mountain pass. The Månafossen waterfall lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) northeast of the village of Frafjord. Show Frafjordon the map
MosterøyaMosterøy is a former municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The administrative centre was the village of Askje where the Askje Church is located. The 23-square-kilometre (8.9 sq mi) municipality existed from 1884 until 1965. The island municipality included the islands of Mosterøy, Klosterøy, Fjøløy, Sokn, Bru, and the western half of Åmøy. Today, Mosterøy is part of the municipality of Rennesøy. The Utstein Abbey, the best-preserved medieval monastery in Norway, is located on the island of Klosterøy. It was one of the most notable historic sites in the municipality. Show Mosterøyaon the map
SkjoldSkjold is a village in Vindafjord municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located at the northern end of the Skjoldafjorden, along the European route E134 highway, about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of the town of Haugesund. Skjold Church is located in the village. The village was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Skjold which existed from 1838 until 1965. The (230-acre) village has a population (2014) of 759, giving the village a population density of 825 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,140/sq mi). Show Skjoldon the map
BryneBryne (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈb̥ʁyːnə] (13px listen)) is a town in Time municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The town is the administrative centre of the municipality of Time and it is also one of the 50 largest towns/cities in Norway. Bryne's location in the prospering region of Stavanger/Sandnes and excellent road and rail links make Bryne an attractive area for commuters. The town is expanding rapidly and there have been reports of problems with schooling capacity. Bryne Church is located in the centre of the town and Time Church is located 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) east of the town. Show Bryneon the map
HeskestadHeskestad is a village in Lund municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located in the western part of Lund, along the European route E39 highway and the Sørlandsbanen railway line, about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) northwest of the village of Moi. Heskestad Station is a now-closed railway station located in the village. Heskestad is also a parish in the Church of Norway. Heskestad Church, dating back to 1904, is located in the village and it is the church for the parish, serving the western part of Lund. Show Heskestadon the map
SandeidSandeid is a village in Vindafjord municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located at the head of the Sandeidfjorden, about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) northwest of the village of Vikedal and about 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) south of the village of Ølensjøen. The (150-acre) village has a population (2013) of 622, giving the village a population density of 1,020 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,600/sq mi). Sandeid has a slaughterhouse, sand pits, and a cement factory. Sandeid Church is also located in the village. Show Sandeidon the map
ØlenØlen is a former municipality in the Vestlandet region of Norway. The municipality existed from 1916 until 2006, and originally it was a part of Hordaland county, but it was later transferred to Rogaland county prior to its dissolution. The (70 sq mi) municipality was located on the south side of the Bjoafjorden and east of the Ålfjorden. The administrative center of Ølen was the village of Ølensjøen. The municipality of Ølen makes up the northern part of the present-day municipality of Vindafjord in Rogaland county. Show Ølenon the map
HommersåkHommersåk is a village in Sandnes municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located in the borough of Riska in the northern part of the municipality. It is situated about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) northeast of the city centre of Sandnes, along the shore of the Riskafjorden, an arm off the main Gandsfjorden. The (530-acre) village has a population (2015) of 6,312; giving the village a population density of 2,950 inhabitants per square kilometre (7,600/sq mi). Show Hommersåkon the map
KvernalandKvernaland is a village in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the north end of the lake Frøylandsvatnet. The village is located in both the municipalities of Klepp and Time. The eastern part of the village (in Klepp) is known as Orstad and the western part of the village (in Time) is known as Frøyland or simply as Kvernaland. The village of Klepp stasjon lies just southwest of the village on the west side of the lake and the small village of Foss Eikjeland lies just north of the village, along the river Figgjo. Show Kvernalandon the map
EikeEike is a village in Karmøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the western shore of the Førresfjorden, just southeast of the town of Haugesund. The village of Eike, lies just south of the border with the neighboring municipality of Tysvær. Eike is considered part of the larger urban area of Førre, which is centered over the border in Tysvær. The village of Norheim lies about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) to the west and the village of Vormedal lies about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) to the southwest. Show Eikeon the map
SandSand is the administrative centre of the municipality of Suldal in Rogaland county, Norway. The village lies on the shore of the Sandsfjorden at the mouth of the river Suldalslågen, just south of the mouth of the Hylsfjorden. The 1-square-kilometre (250-acre) village has a population (2013) of 1149, giving the village a population density of 1,149 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,980/sq mi). The Norwegian National Road 13 runs through the eastern part of the village. Sand Church is also located in the village. Show Sandon the map
SaudasjøenSaudasjøen is a village in Sauda municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the northern coast of the Saudafjorden about 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) southwest of the town of Sauda. For statistical purposes it is considered a part of the urban area of the town of Sauda. The village is mostly a bedroom community for the nearby town of Sauda. There are some small industries in Saudasjøen as well as the Saudasjøen Chapel. County Road 520 runs through the village along the shore of the fjord. Show Saudasjøenon the map
VikebygdVikebygd is a village in Vindafjord municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located along the Ålfjorden, about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) straight west of the village of Ølensvåg. The village was the administrative centre of the former municipality of Vikebygd which existed from 1902 until 1964. Vikebygd is the site of Vikebygd Church. The village is a mostly agricultural area, although many residents commute to the nearby city of Haugesund, about 40 kilometres (25 mi) to the southwest. Show Vikebygdon the map
KleppeKleppe is the administrative centre of Klepp municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located about half way between the lakes Orrevatnet and Frøylandsvatnet. The village of Bore lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) northwest of Kleppe and the village of Klepp stasjon lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the east. The town of Bryne lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) to the south and the city of Sandnes is located about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) to the northeast. Klepp Church is located in Kleppe. Show Kleppeon the map
SandveSandve is a village in Karmøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southwestern part of the island of Karmøy, north of the town of Skudeneshavn, and it faces the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The (89-acre) village has a population (2014) of 313, giving the village a population density of 869 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,250/sq mi). During World War II, the Wehrmacht bombed this village because of connections to the Allied forces. Show Sandveon the map
MarieroMariero Station (Norwegian: Mariero holdeplass) is a railway station located at Mariero in Stavanger, Norway. Located 4.13 kilometres (2.57 mi) from Stavanger Station, it is served by the Jæren Commuter Rail operated by the Norwegian State Railways by up to four hourly trains in each direction. The station is located along the double track section of the Sørland Line, and was opened on 16 November 2009. It is co-located with a Kolumbus bus stop, allowing transfer to many routes. Show Marieroon the map
VikevågVikevåg is the administrative centre of Rennesøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the south side of the island of Rennesøy. The northern end of the Mastrafjord Tunnel lies at Vikevåg. The tunnel is part of the European route E39 highway. Hausken Church is located in Vikevåg. The (140-acre) village has a population (2014) of 946, giving the village a population density of 1,660 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,300/sq mi). Show Vikevågon the map
VormedalVormedal is a village in Karmøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of the city of Haugesund in Western Norway. It sits on the mainland along the Karmsundet strait, directly across the strait from the village of Avaldsnes on the island of Karmøy. The (320-acre) village has a population (2014) of 2738, giving the village a population density of 2,139 inhabitants per square kilometre (5,540/sq mi). Show Vormedalon the map
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FiggjoFiggjo is a borough of the city of Sandnes in Rogaland county, Norway. The borough is located in the southern part of the city. It has a population (2016) of 2,213. The borough is mostly rural, but the village of Figgjo lies in the southern edge of the municipality. About 90% of the population of the borough lives in the village of Figgjo. Figgjo is known for the Figgjo factories. Previously the village had a train station on the now closed Ålgård Line. Show Figgjoon the map
HellvikHellvik is a village in Eigersund municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located near the western border of Eigersund, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) east of Sirevåg in neighboring Hå municipality and about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) west of the town of Egersund. The (180-acre) village has a population (2015) of 804, giving the village a population density of 1,117 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,890/sq mi). The Sørlandet Line (historically called the Jæren Line) runs through the village, with the Jæren Commuter Rail stopping at Hellvik Station. Show Hellvikon the map
SirevågSirevåg is a village in Hå municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located in the southeastern part of the municipality, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) northwest of the village of Hellvik in neighboring Eigersund municipality. The village of Ogna sits immediately north of Sirevåg. The Sørlandsbanen railway line (traditionally called the Jæren Line) runs through Sirevåg, with the Jæren Commuter Rail stopping at Sirevåg Station. Sirevåg has a very large mole/breakwater protecting its harbour. Show Sirevågon the map
BoknBokn is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Haugaland. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Føresvik, the only urban area in Bokn. Other villages in Bokn include Arsvågen, Trosnavåg, and Loten. The island municipality is mostly located on the three islands of Ognøya, Vestre Bokn, and Austre Bokn. All three main islands are connected to the mainland via a network of bridges. Show Boknon the map
KleppKlepp Stasjon is a village in Klepp municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the shore of the lake Frøylandsvatnet, about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) east of the village of Kleppe and about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) southwest of the village of Orstad. The village is named after the Klepp Station, a station on the Jæren railway line. Show Kleppon the map
SkjoldastraumenSkjoldastraumen is a village in Tysvær municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the Skjoldafjorden, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of the village of Grinde and about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) northwest of the village of Yrke. The village lies on one of the narrowest parts of the fjord, where there is a set of locks on the fjord to raise and lower boats. The village is the site of the Skjoldastraumen Church. Show Skjoldastraumenon the map
GrindeGrinde is a village in Tysvær municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located at the western end of the Grindafjorden, a couple of kilometers east of the villages of Aksdal and Førre. Grinde lies along the European route E39-European route E134 highway. The (150-acre) village has a population (2014) of 859, giving the village a population density of 1,456 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,770/sq mi). Show Grindeon the map
HervikHervik is a village in Tysvær municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the western shore of the Herviksfjorden, about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) east of the village of Tysværvåg and about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) northeast of the Kårstø industrial site. The village is known for production of fruit syrup, juice, and jam. Products are sold by mail order, at 7-Eleven and in delicatessens nationwide in Norway. Show Hervikon the map
ÅrdalÅrdal is a former municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The (215 sq mi) municipality existed from 1859 until 1965. It stretched from the head of the Årdalsfjorden in the west to the county border in the east. It encompassed the southern half of the present-day municipality of Hjelmeland. The administrative centre of the municipality was the village of Årdal where the Old Årdal Church is located. Show Årdalon the map
HindaråvågHindaråvåg or Hinderåvåg is a village in Tysvær municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the Nedstrandsfjorden, on the southern coast of Tysvær. The village of Nedstrand lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) east of Hindaråvåg. The village is the site of Nedstrand Church. The Tveit Upper Secondary School is also located here. This is the only agriculture school in Rogaland county. Show Hindaråvågon the map
FerkingstadFerkingstad is a village in Karmøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the western shore of the island of Karmøy, immediately south of the town of Åkrahamn and a few minutes north of the village of Sandve. Ferkingstad is known for its highly rich archaeological finds, ranging from the early Viking age to the late medieval era. Ferkingstad Church is located in the village. Show Ferkingstadon the map
ImslandImsland is a former municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 90-square-kilometre (35 sq mi) municipality existed from 1923 until its dissolution in 1965. The municipality included the area surrounding the inner part of the Vindafjorden in the present-day municipalities of Suldal and Vindafjord. The administrative centre of Imsland was the village of Imslandsjøen where Imsland Church is located. Show Imslandon the map
HøleHøle is a borough and village in the western part of Sandnes municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located along the Høgsfjorden in the eastern part of the municipality. The area was historically a part of the municipality of Høle. Høle Church and Høle School are both located in the village. The Norwegian National Road 13 runs through the village and the borough. Show Høleon the map
TveitaTveita is a neighborhood in the borough of Alna in Oslo, Norway. The area was built up between 1963 and 1967. It is served by the station Tveita on the Oslo Metro, and among the facilities is a shopping mall. Tveita is perhaps best known as the place of origin for Tveita-gjengen, which was an infamous criminal gang who dominated the crime scene in the Oslo area during the 1980s and 1990s. Show Tveitaon the map
Sogndals-strandSogndalsstranda or Sogndalstrand is a harbor village in Sokndal municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located at the mouth of the river Sokno, about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south of the municipal centre of Hauge and also about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) southeast of the village of Rekefjord. The Jøssingfjorden lies about 2.7 kilometres (1.7 mi) southeast of the village. Show Sogndals-strandon the map
StangalandStangaland is a former municipality in Rogaland county, Norway.It was part of the traditional district of Haugaland. Stangaland existed from 1909 until 1965 when it was merged into Karmøy. The 28-square-kilometre (11 sq mi) municipality encompassed the rural areas surrounding the coastal city of Kopervik on the island of Karmøy. Today, the area is part of the town of Kopervik. Show Stangalandon the map
ErfjordErfjord is a former municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The (51 sq mi) municipality existed from 1914 until 1965. It encompassed the area around the Erfjorden in the southwestern part of the present-day municipality of Suldal. The administrative centre of the municipality was the village of Hålandsosen, where the Erfjord Church is located. Show Erfjordon the map
HaugeHauge or Hauge i Dalane (pronounced Haua in the local dialect) is the administrative center of Sokndal municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located along the river Sokno, between the coastal villages of Rekefjord and Sogndalsstranda. Sokndal Church is located in the village. Show Haugeon the map
NærbøNærbø is the largest village in Hå municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located in the district of Jæren, about half-way between the town of Bryne and the village of Varhaug. The village sits about 38 kilometres (24 mi) south of Norway's fourth largest city, Stavanger. The village was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Nærbø from 1894 until 1964 when it was merged into Hå. The (810-acre) village has a population (2015) of 6,995 which gives the village a population density of 2,133 inhabitants per square kilometre (5,520/sq mi). Show Nærbøon the map
ÅkraÅkra is a former municipality in the traditional district of Haugaland in Rogaland county, Norway. The 33-square-kilometre (13 sq mi) municipality existed from 1892 until 1965 and it encompassed the central part of the western coast of the island of Karmøy. The administrative centre was the village of Åkrahamn. Show Åkraon the map
VålandVåland is a neighborhood (delområde) in the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the borough of Eiganes og Våland. It is located to the south part of central Stavanger—east of Mosvatnet lake. The neighborhood has a population of 6,152 which is distributed over an area of 2.23 square kilometres (550 acres). Show Vålandon the map
RekefjordRekefjord is a harbour village in the municipality of Sokndal in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located around the Rekefjorden, about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) west of the municipal centre of Hauge i Dalane. The village of Sogndalsstranda lies about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) southeast of Rekefjord. The Lille Presteskjær Lighthouse is located at the mouth of the fjord, just south of the village. A railway line was constructed in the 1860s for bringing ore from the Blåfjell Mines to Rekefjord for shipment. The railway has since closed and today it is a pedestrian and bicycle path. Show Rekefjordon the map
UndeimUndheim is a village in Time municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located in Jæren, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of the village of Ålgård, about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) southeast of the town of Bryne, and about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) east of the village of Nærbø. The village of Mossige lies just to the northwest of Undheim. The (100-acre) village has a population (2015) of 497, giving the village a population density of 1,183 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,060/sq mi). Show Undeimon the map
SokndalSogndal is a former municipality and small seaport (ladested) in Rogaland county, Norway. The municipality located on the coast in the traditional district of Dalane. It comprised the two harbor villages of Sogndalsstranda and Rægefjord. The river Sogndalselva reaches the ocean at Songdalsstranda. The municipality existed from 1845 until 1944 when it was merged into the municipality of Sokndal. Show Sokndalon the map
ObrestadObrestad is a very small farming village in Hå municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located in the district of Jæren on the shore of the North Sea, about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) west of the village of Nærbø. A harbour was constructed in Obrestad in 1874 and it is still in use. The Obrestad Lighthouse was built in 1873, about 900 metres (3,000 ft) northwest of the harbour. A sea rescue station for seafarers was established at Obrestad in 1854. It was in use until 1977. Show Obrestadon the map
BrusandBrusand is a village in Hå municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The small village is located on a small isthmus of land between the lake Bjåvatnet and the North Sea. The village sits along the Sørlandsbanen railway line (traditionally called the Jæren Line) and it is served by the Jæren Commuter Rail which stops at the Brusand Station. The village is about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) southeast of the village of Vigrestad and about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) northwest of the villages of Ogna and Sirevåg. Show Brusandon the map
BuøyBuøy is an island in the borough of Hundvåg in the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. The (150-acre) island was formerly separated from the island of Hundvåg by a small channel of water, but that was filled in. Buøy is connected to the mainland city of Stavanger by a series of bridges over three other islands and the Byfjorden. Show Buøyon the map
SvilandSviland is a borough of the city of Sandnes in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the rural southeastern part of the municipality. With a population (2016) of only 1,193, the borough is one of the least populous of all the boroughs in Sandnes. On the other hand, Sviland borough is 68.6 square kilometres (26.5 sq mi), making it the second largest borough by area. Sviland Chapel is located in the borough. Home of the legendary Norwegian race horse Rex Rodney, winner of the 1986 Elitloppet. Show Svilandon the map
MoiMoi is the administrative centre of Lund municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located at the northern end of the lake Lundevatnet, one of the deepest lakes in Norway. The European route E39 highway passes through Moi. The Sørlandsbanen railway line also runs through Moi, stopping at Moi Station. The (390-acre) village has a population (2015) of 1,998 which gives the village a population density of 1,273 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,300/sq mi). Show Moion the map
EikEik is a village in Lund municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) north of the municipal centre of Moi. The small village lies in an area called Hovsherad on the north shore of the lake Hovsvatnet. The river Storåni runs through Eik. Since 1981 it has had a station for world-wide Inmarsat access. It is part of a communication system that is used by Denmark, and other countries. The Eik treskofabrikk company is a clog factory also located in Eik. Show Eikon the map
TanangerTananger is a village in Sola municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the west side of the Stavanger Peninsula between the North Sea and the Hafrsfjorden. It lies about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southwest of the city centre of Stavanger. The (1,100-acre) village has a population (2015) of 6,377 which gives the village a population density of 1,430 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,700/sq mi). The village has grown significantly, more than doubling in size from 1980 until 2015. Tananger Chapel (from 1879) and Tananger Church (from 2002) are both located in the village. Show Tanangeron the map
UllandhaugUllandhaug is a neighborhood (delområde) in the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located along the European route E39 highway in the borough of Hillevåg, south of the lake Mosvatnet. The neighborhood has a population of 6,636 which is distributed over an area of 2.55 square kilometres (630 acres). Show Ullandhaugon the map
SundeSunde is a neighborhood (delområde) in the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the borough of Madla, located along the Hafrsfjorden, just south of Kvernevik. The neighborhood has a population of 4,104 which is distributed over an area of 5.74 square kilometres (1,420 acres). Sunde Church is located in this neighborhood. Show Sundeon the map
VikesåVikeså or Vigjeså is the administrative centre of Bjerkreim municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the European route E39 highway at a crossroads with the village of Ålgård about 20 kilometres (12 mi) to the northwest, the village of Dirdal (in Gjesdal) about 25 kilometres (16 mi) to the northeast, and the town of Egersund about 20 kilometres (12 mi) to the south. The lake Svelavatnet lies along the south side of the village. Show Vikesåon the map
SaudaMirza Muhammad Rafi 'Sauda' (1713–1781) (Urdu: مرزا محمد رفیع سودا ) was an Urdu poet in Delhi, India. He is known for his Ghazals and Urdu Qasidas. Show Saudaon the map
HillevågHillevåg is a borough of the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located southwest of the city centre, south of the lake Mosvatnet, and north of the borough of Hinna. Hillevåg was a part of the old municipality of Hetland until 1965. The borough has residential areas as well as some industrial areas. The University of Stavanger and the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate are located in Hillevåg also. The (2,000-acre) borough has a population (2016) of 19,681. This gives the borough a population density of 2,436 inhabitants per square kilometre (6,310/sq mi). Show Hillevågon the map
TimeTime is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Jæren. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Bryne. Some villages in the municipality include Kvernaland, Lyefjell, Mossige, and Undheim. Most of Time is fairly flat and it is used for agriculture. The eastern portion of the municipality is more rugged moorland. Show Timeon the map
RiskaRiska is a borough of the city of Sandnes in Rogaland county, Norway. The borough sits in the northern part of the municipality, northeast of the city centre of Sandnes. The Gandsfjorden flows along the west side of the borough and the Høgsfjorden runs along the northeast side. The (25.7 sq mi) borough has a population (2016) of 7,294. The main village of Riska is Hommersåk where the Riska Church and Old Riska Church are located. The local sports team is Riska IL. The island of Uskjo is part of the borough. Show Riskaon the map
GauselGausel is a neighborhood (delområde) in the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the borough of Hinna between the neighborhoods of Jåttå, Godeset, and Forus and the Gandsfjorden. Show Gauselon the map
AustråttAustrått is a borough of the city of Sandnes in Rogaland county, Norway. The 6-square-kilometre (2.3 sq mi) borough lies just southeast of the main city centre of Sandnes. The borough has a population (2016) of 8,251. Prior to 2011, the borough of Bogafjell was a part of Austrått, but it was split off to form its own borough at that time. Høyland Church is located in Austrått. Show Austråtton the map
GrødeimGrødem is a village in Randaberg municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is a middle-class suburb of the city Stavanger, located immediately to the south. The village is located along the Byfjorden at the northeastern tip of the Stavanger Peninsula, about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) east of the village of Randaberg. The European route E39 highway runs along the west side of the village. The entrance to the Byfjord Tunnel lies at the north end of the village. Grødem Church is located in the village. Show Grødeimon the map
PollestadPollestad is a village in Klepp municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located south of the lake Orrevatnet and about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) southwest of the town of Bryne. Orre Church is located in Pollestad. It was built in 1950 to replace the nearly 800-year-old Ole Orre Church located 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the northwest in the village of Orre. Show Pollestadon the map
MadlaMadla is a borough of the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It lies in the western part of the city, along the coast of the Hafrsfjorden. The (3,430-acre) borough has a population (2016) of 21,234. This gives the borough a population density of 1,531 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,970/sq mi). The borough was added to the city of Stavanger in 1965 when the old municipality of Madla was merged into the city. There are three churches in the borough: Revheim Church, Madlamark Church, and Sunde Church. Show Madlaon the map
VollVoll is a small village in Klepp municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located a short distance north of the river Figgjoelva, just north of the villages of Bore and Verdalen. The main industries in Voll include agriculture, a Tine dairy facility, and Malm Orstad AS, an oil services company. Show Vollon the map
StorhaugStorhaug is a borough of the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. This borough includes the traditional city centre and main harbor along the Byfjorden. It is located east of Eiganes og Våland borough and south of the island borough of Hundvåg. The (1,590-acre) borough has a population (2016) of 16,544. This gives the borough a population density of 2,573 inhabitants per square kilometre (6,660/sq mi). Show Storhaugon the map
TastaTasta is a borough of the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. The borough is located in the northern part of the city, however it is split between the mainland along the Byfjorden plus the eastern part of the island of Åmøy (the western part is in Rennesøy municipality). The (2,690-acre) borough has a population (2016) of 15,379. This gives the borough a population density of 1,415 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,660/sq mi). The local sports clubs are Tasta IL and Vardeneset BK. Show Tastaon the map
HinnaHinna is a borough of the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. The borough includes the southernmost part of the city, bordering the city of Sandnes. The borough of Hillevåg lies to the north, the municipality of Sola lies to the west, and the Gandsfjorden lies to the east. Hillevåg was a part of the old municipality of Hetland until 1965. The borough has residential areas as well as some industrial areas, especially relating to the oil industry. The 15-square-kilometre (3,700-acre) borough has a population (2016) of 22,581. This gives the borough a population density of 1,505 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,900/sq mi). Show Hinnaon the map
VerdalenVerdalen is a village in Klepp municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located immediately northwest of the municipal centre of Kleppe, south of the village of Voll, and east of the village of Bore. The residential village of Verdalen has grown together with Kleppe since around 2000, forming one large urban area with a population of 8,712 people in 2015. Show Verdalenon the map
MjølhusMjølhus is a village in Aust-Agder, Norway. Show Mjølhuson the map
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States, regions, administrative units in Rogaland
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StavangerStavanger /stəˈvæŋər/ (Norwegian pronunciation: [stɑˈʋɑŋər] (13px listen)) is a city and municipality in Norway. The city is the third-largest urban zone and metropolitan area in Norway (through conurbation with neighbouring Sandnes) and the administrative centre of Rogaland county. The municipality is the fourth most populous in Norway. Located on the Stavanger Peninsula in Southwest Norway, Stavanger counts its official founding year as 1125, the year the Stavanger Cathedral was completed. Stavanger's core is to a large degree 18th- and 19th-century wooden houses that are protected and considered part of the city's cultural heritage. This has caused the town centre and inner city to retain a small-town character with an unusually high ratio of detached houses, and has contributed signifShow on map
StrandStrand is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Ryfylke. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Jørpeland. The (84 sq mi) municipality lies across the fjord from the city of Stavanger. The new Ryfast tunnel system is under construction, which will connect Stavanger and Strand by a very long undersea tunnel.Show on map
UtsiraUtsira is one of the smallest municipalities in Norway. The island municipality is located in northwestern Rogaland county, just off the western coast of Norway. Utsira is part of the traditional district of Haugaland. Utsira is the smallest municipality of Norway by population and it is the second smallest municipality by area (after the nearby island municipality of Kvitsøy).Show on map
KleppKlepp is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Jæren. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Kleppe. Other villages in Klepp include Klepp stasjon, Orre, Orstad, Pollestad, Verdalen, and Voll. The population around Kleppe is growing rapidly, mostly in the form of suburban single-family homes, but also in the form of some apartment blocks. There is a shopping mall in Kleppe called Jærhagen.Show on map
ForsandForsand is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Ryfylke. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Forsand. Other villages in the municipality include Lysebotn, Øvre Espedal, Oanes, Kolabygda, and Fløyrli.Show on map
Saudais a municipality and industrial town in Rogaland county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Sauda, where most of the population lives. Other villages in the municipality include Saudasjøen and Amdal. Despite being in the northern part of the region of Ryfylke, Sauda participates in the Haugalandet Council and is under the jurisdiction of the Haugaland District Court.Show on map
FinnøyFinnøy is an island municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Ryfylke. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Judaberg. The municipality consists of a number of islands on the south side of the Boknafjorden, about 24 kilometres (15 mi) northeast of the city of Stavanger. The Finnøy Tunnel connects the two islands of Finnøy and Talgje to the mainland. The rest of the islands are accessible only by boat.Show on map
SolaSola is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Jæren. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Solakrossen. Other villages include Tananger, Hålandsmarka, Sørnes, and Stenebyen. Stavanger Airport is located in Sola, just a short distance from the large Stavanger/Sandnes metropolitan area. There are about 26,096 residents in the 69-square-kilometre (27 sq mi) municipality of Sola as of 2016.Show on map
BjerkreimBjerkreim is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Dalane. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Vikeså. Other villages in the municipality include Bjerkreim and Øvrebygd.Show on map
SokndalSokndal is the southernmost municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Dalane. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Hauge. Other villages in Sokndal include Li, Rekefjord, Sogndalsstranda, and Åna-Sira. Sogndalsstranda is a picturesque, old fishing village, which may have inspired the municipality in becoming Norway's first member of Cittaslow. The Jøssingfjorden, known for the Altmark Incident, is also located in Sokndal.Show on map
KarmøyKarmøy is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located southwest of the city of Haugesund in the traditional district of Haugaland. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Kopervik. Karmøy is one of the largest municipalities in the region with over 42,000 people. It is known for its industries, as well as for fishing. Karmøy is also well known in Norway for its beautiful heather moors and the white sand surfing beaches. Most of the municipality lies on the island of Karmøy. The island is connected to the mainland by the Karmøy Tunnel and the Karmsund Bridge.Show on map
KvitsøyKvitsøy is an island municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. At only (2.43 sq mi), it is the smallest municipality in Norway by area. Kvitsøy is located in the traditional district of Ryfylke. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Ydstebøhamn on the island of Kvitsøy. The municipality is an archipelago located at the entrance to the large Boknafjorden. It sits about 2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) northwest of the mainland Stavanger peninsula. There are plans for the Rogfast tunnel to eventually connect Kvitsøy to the mainland road network.Show on map
Hjelmelandis a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Ryfylke. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Hjelmelandsvågen. Other villages in the municipality include Fister, Årdal, and Jøsenfjorden. Hjelmeland is known for its fruit (apples, pears, plums, cherries and strawberries) and fish production. Salmon has been important for the fish industry in Hjelmeland for a couple of decades, but white fish such as cod and halibut has increased its value in the latter years.Show on map
VindafjordVindafjord is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is part of the traditional district of Haugaland. Since 2005, the administrative centre of the municipality has been the village of Ølensjøen, prior to that time it was the village of Sandeid. Other villages in the municipality include Bjoa, Imslandsjøen, Ølensvåg, Skjold, Vats, Vikebygd, and Vikedal. The municipality is centered on the Vindafjorden and Sandeidfjorden in the east and it lies north and east of the Skjoldafjorden in the west.Show on map
BoknBokn is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Haugaland. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Føresvik, the only urban area in Bokn. Other villages in Bokn include Arsvågen, Trosnavåg, and Loten. The island municipality is mostly located on the three islands of Ognøya, Vestre Bokn, and Austre Bokn. All three main islands are connected to the mainland via a network of bridges.Show on map
Hå is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is the southernmost municipality in the traditional district of Jæren. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Varhaug. Other villages in Hå include Brusand, Hæen, Nærbø, Obrestad, Ogna, Sirevåg, and Vigrestad.Show on map
Rogaland FylkeRogaland [ˈruːɡɑˈlɑn] (13px listen) is a county in Western Norway, bordering Hordaland, Telemark, Aust-Agder, and Vest-Agder counties. Rogaland is the center of the Norwegian petroleum industry. In 2016, Rogaland had an unemployment rate of 4.9%, one of the highest in Norway. In 2015, Rogaland had a fertility rate of 1.78 children per woman, which is the highest in the country. The Diocese of Stavanger for the Church of Norway includes all of Rogaland county.Show on map
RennesøyRennesøy is an island municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Ryfylke. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Vikevåg. Other villages in Rennesøy include Askje and Sørbø. The municipality encompasses a number of islands on the south side of the Boknafjorden, north of the city of Stavanger.Show on map
SuldalSuldal is a municipality in the northeast corner of Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Ryfylke. Since 1965, the administrative centre of Suldal is the village of Sand i Ryfylke (prior to that it was the village of Suldalsosen). Other villages in Suldal include Hålandsosen, Jelsa, Marvik, Nesflaten, and Suldalsosen.Show on map
Haugesund(HGSD) is a town and municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The town is the main population centre of the Haugaland region in northern Rogaland. The majority of the population of Haugesund lives in the main urban area surrounding the city centre, with the northwestern part of the municipality being fairly rural.Show on map
GjesdalGjesdal is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Jæren. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Ålgård. Other villages in Gjesdal include Dirdal, Frafjord, Gilja, Gjesdal, and Oltedal. The (239 sq mi) municipality lies about 25 kilometres (16 mi) to the southwest of the city of Stavanger in southwestern Norway.Show on map
EigersundEigersund is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Dalane. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Egersund. The town was known for its pottery factory (closed in 1979) and it is among Norway's biggest fishing ports. The villages of Helleland, Hellvik, and Hestnes are also located in Eigersund. The island of Eigerøya lies just off shore from Egersund. The island has several well-known businesses and attractions including the Eigerøy war memorial from World War II.Show on map
LundLund is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Dalane. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Moi. Other villages in Lund include Eik, Heskestad, and Åna-Sira. The European route E39 highway and the Sørlandsbanen railway line both pass through Lund. Moi Station is a railway station in Lund.Show on map
RandabergRandaberg is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Jæren, at the northern end of the Stavanger Peninsula. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Randaberg.Show on map
TimeTime is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Jæren. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Bryne. Some villages in the municipality include Kvernaland, Lyefjell, Mossige, and Undheim. Most of Time is fairly flat and it is used for agriculture. The eastern portion of the municipality is more rugged moorland.Show on map
Sandnesis a city and municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is the 8th largest city in Norway and it lies immediately south of the city of Stavanger, the 4th largest city in Norway. Together, the Stavanger/Sandnes area is the 3rd largest urban area in Norway. Sandnes is part of the district of North-Jæren. The city is divided up into 13 boroughs. The administrative centre of the city-municipality is located in the borough of Trones og Sentrum in the city centre. There are several village areas in the rural parts of the municipality including Hommersåk, Høle, Foss-Eikeland, Stokka, and Vatne.Show on map
Different buildings in Rogaland
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RisøyRisøy or Risøya is an island in Haugesund municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The (57-acre) island lies in the Karmsund strait immediately south of the island of Hasseløy and southeast of the island of Vibrandsøy. Risøy is part of the town of Haugesund. The west side of the island is dominated by the docks, workshops, and industrial hall belonging to Aibel. Other offshore corporations also have offices on the southeast part of the island. The ferry to Utsira operates from the Garpaskjær dock north on the island.Show on map
Haugesund / KarmoyHaugesund Airport, Karmøy (Norwegian: Haugesund lufthavn, Karmøy; IATA: HAU, ICAO: ENHD) is an international airport serving the Haugesund region in Norway. It is located on the Hauganes peninsula on the island of Karmøy in the municipality of Karmøy, Rogaland county, Norway. The airport features a 2,120-meter (6,960 ft) runway aligned 14/32. Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) and Norwegian Air Shuttle provide services to Oslo, while Widerøe flies to Bergen and Copenhagen. Haugesund Airport also offers discounts on international routes and acts as a \"low-cost\" airport for Ryanair and Wizz Air. The airport handled 694,005 passengers in 2014.Show on map
Stavanger Airport, SolaStavanger Airport, Sola (Norwegian: Stavanger lufthavn, Sola; IATA: SVG, ICAO: ENZV) is an international airport located serving Stavanger, a city and municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The airport is located 6 NM (11 km; 6.9 mi) southwest of Stavanger, in the municipality of Sola. It is Norway's third-busiest airport, with both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopter traffic for the offshore North Sea oil installations. In addition, the Royal Norwegian Air Force operates Westland Sea King search and rescue helicopters from Sola Air Station.Show on map
Kvitsoy Mediumwave Broadcasting TowerKvitsøy Tower is the name for the aerial tower of the 1200 kilowatt transmitter of the broadcasting company of Norway for the frequency 1314 kHz, which was built in 1981/82. Kvitsøy-Tower was a 117.5 metres high, free standing centre-fed half-wave antenna constructed of a grounded steel framework. Horizontal crossbars are located at its top and at a height of 67.5 metres above ground to support the cables for a medium wave aerial, which are strung parallel to the tower. The vertical cables hanging from the lower crossbar are fixed to the ground with anchors.Show on map
StatoilStatoil ASA, (OSE: STL), is a Norwegian multinational oil and gas company headquartered in Stavanger, Norway. It is a fully integrated petroleum company with operations in thirty-six countries. By revenue, Statoil is ranked by Forbes Magazine (2013) as the world's eleventh largest oil and gas company and the twenty-sixth largest company, regardless of industry, by profit in the world. The company has about 23,000 employees. Statoil was formed by the 2007 merger of Statoil with the oil and gas division of Norsk Hydro.Show on map
VatsVats or Vatne is a village in Vindafjord municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located in the traditional district of Haugalandet between the southern end of the lake Vatsvatnet and the northern end of the Vatsfjorden. It sits about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southwest of the village of Sandeid and about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) southeast of the village of Skjold. Vats Church is located in this village. The village was the administrative center of the old municipality of Vats from 1891 until the municipality's dissolution in 1965.Show on map
TorvastadTorvastad is a former municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The municipality existed from 1838 until 1965. The administrative centre was the village of Haugesund (from 1838 until 1855), and after that it was the village of Torvastad on the island of Karmøy. Today, the area of Torvastad refers to the northern part of the municipality (and island) of Karmøy.Show on map
SjernarøySjernarøy is a former municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The island municipality existed from 1868 until its dissolution in 1965. The municipality was located in the Boknafjorden in the present-day municipality of Finnøy. The administrative centre of the municipality was located on the island of Kyrkjøy, where the Sjernarøy Church was located.Show on map
SusortSusort is a village in Tysvær municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the eastern shore of the Førlandsfjorden, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of the village of Tysvær. The European route E39 highway runs just outside the village. The word is an old version of the word svarttrost which means \"blackbird\".Show on map
BjerkreimBjerkreim is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Dalane. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Vikeså. Other villages in the municipality include Bjerkreim and Øvrebygd.Show on map
NorheimNorheim is a village in Karmøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the Karmsundet strait immediately south of the city of Haugesund, just over the municipal border inside Karmøy. The village lies along the European route E134 highway and on the eastern end of the Karmsund Bridge which connects Norheim (on the mainland) to the island of Karmøy.Show on map
KvernevikKvernevik is a neighborhood (delområde) in the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the borough of Madla, located at the mouth of the Hafrsfjorden. The (360-acre) neighborhood had a population in 2005 of 4,714 people. In Kvernevik, there are four kindergartens, a sports hall, and two schools (Kvernevik School and Smiodden School). There is also the Alexander Kielland monument, commemorating the victims of the Alexander L. Kielland accident in 1980. Near this monument, there are also rock carvings.Show on map
KårstøKårstø is an industrial facility located near the village of Susort, along the Boknafjorden, in the municipality of Tysvær in Rogaland county, Norway. The site features a number of natural gas processing plants that refine natural gas and condensate from the fields in the northern parts of the North Sea, including the Åsgard, Mikkel, and Sleipner gas fields. The Kårstø processing complex is Europe's biggest export port for natural gas liquids (NGL) and the third largest in the world. The industrial site is also the location for the now-closed Kårstø Power Station.Show on map
YrkeYrke or Yrkje is a village in Tysvær municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located at the western end of the Yrkefjorden, a branch off of the main Vindafjorden. The village lies on a small isthmus between the Yrkefjorden and the Skjoldafjorden, along the County Road 515, the only road over the isthmus connecting the peninsula to the mainland. The village of Skjoldastraumen lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) to the northwest and the villages of Hindaråvåg and Nedstrand lie about 20 kilometres (12 mi) to the southeast.Show on map
BjoaBjoa is a village in Vindafjord municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the coast of the Bjoafjorden, just across the fjord from the island of Borgundøya. The village has a kindergarten and an elementary school, serving the northern portion of Vindafjord municipality. Bjoa is the site of a large blueberry farm as well as several companies such as Tveit Maskin AS and T.Sandsgård Anlegg AS. Bjoa Church is also located in the village.Show on map
VatneleirenVatneleiren is a military base located in the municipality of Sandnes in Rogaland county, Norway. It was constructed just east of the Hanafjellet mountain just outside the city of Sandnes by the German Army during World War II, and has been used by the Norwegian Army since 1945. After the Cold War ended the number of soldiers stationed there gradually decreased, and the base is now mainly used by the Norwegian Home Guard. The Agder og Rogaland Heimevernsdistrikt 08 (Agder and Rogaland Home District 08) is based here, covering the three southernmost counties of Rogaland, Aust-Agder, and Vest-Agder. The United Nations Logistics Officers Centre maintains a training centre in Vatneleiren, offering a logistics course.Show on map
V.Fr.kirkeOur Savior's Church (Norwegian: Vår Frelsers kirke) is a parish church in Haugesund municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the centre of the town of Haugesund. The church is part of the Vår Frelser parish in the Haugaland deanery in the Diocese of Stavanger. The large brick church was built in 1901 using plans by the architect Einar Halleland. The church seats about 1050 people.Show on map
SkåreSkåre is a former municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 68-square-kilometre (26 sq mi) municipality existed from 1881 until 1958 when it was merged into the neighboring town of Haugesund. Originally, it encompased the far northwestern corner of Rogaland county, plus several islands off the western coast. Today, Skåre refers to the northern part of the town of Haugesund.Show on map
SuldalSuldal is a municipality in the northeast corner of Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Ryfylke. Since 1965, the administrative centre of Suldal is the village of Sand i Ryfylke (prior to that it was the village of Suldalsosen). Other villages in Suldal include Hålandsosen, Jelsa, Marvik, Nesflaten, and Suldalsosen.Show on map
GodesetGodeset is a neighborhood (delområde) in the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the borough of Hinna, between Gausel and Forus. In Godeset, one can find a number of small industries as well as service industries. Godeset School and Gautesete School are the schools in Godeset. Godeset was an agricultural area until around 1985. The Godeset area stretches from Jåttånuten hill in the north and down to Statoil's headquarters at Forus in the south.Show on map
SørbøSørbø is a village in Rennesøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the Boknafjorden on the northwestern shore of the island of Rennesøy. The village sits along the European route E39 highway and it is the location of the Sørbø Church. There has been a church at this site since the year 1130.Show on map
AubøsundAubøsund or Audbøsund is a small strait between the islands of Aubø and Bjergøy in the Sjernarøyane archipelago in Finnøy municipality, Rogaland county, Norway. The strait was the site of an old trading place and transportation hub, and today there remains a wharf, store, and post office.Show on map
AmdalAmdal is a small farming village in Sauda municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located just a short distance inland from the Saudafjorden, about 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) north of the village of Saudasjøen and about 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) west of the town of Sauda.Show on map
Utstein KlosterUtstein Abbey (Norwegian: Utstein Kloster) is Norway's best-preserved medieval monastery. It is located on the southern shore of the island of Klosterøy in Rennesøy municipality, Rogaland county. It was built in the late 1200s. Utstein Church is located on the grounds of the abbey.Show on map
VaulenVaulen is a neighborhood (delområde) in the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located along the Gandsfjorden in the boroughs of Hillevåg and Hinna. The neighborhood has a population of 6,039 which is distributed over an area of 3.4 square kilometres (840 acres).Show on map
StokkaStokka is a neighborhood (delområde) in the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the borough of Eiganes og Våland. It is located between the European route E39 highway and the lake Stokkavatnet. The neighborhood has a population of 3,599 which is distributed over an area of 3.06 square kilometres (760 acres). Stokka Church is located in this neighborhood.Show on map
MadlamarkMadlamark is a neighborhood (delområde) in the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the borough of Madla at the innermost part of the Hafrsfjorden. This area was historically part of the municipality of Madla until 1965. The neighborhood has a population of 6,556 which is distributed over an area of 2.49 square kilometres (620 acres). Madlamark Church is located in the centre of the neighborhood.Show on map
Stavanger DomkirkeStavanger Cathedral (Norwegian: Stavanger domkirke) is Norway's oldest cathedral and the seat of the Bishop of Stavanger who leads the Diocese of Stavanger. It is located in the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. The church is situated in the centre of the city, in the borough of Storhaug. The church is part of the \"Stavanger domkirke\" parish in the Stavanger arch-deanery in the Diocese of Stavanger.Show on map
Foss-EikelandFoss-Eikeland or Foss Eikjeland is a village in the city of Sandnes in Rogaland county, Norway. The village lies on the southern border of the city, just north of the river Figgjoelva. The neighboring village of Orstad (in Klepp municipality) lies to the south, across the river. The Ålgård Line previously had a station at Foss-Eikeland, but the railway line is currently closed, but not abandoned.Show on map
BogafjellBogafjell is a borough of the city of Sandnes in Rogaland county, Norway. The borough lies south of the city centre, surrounding the Bogafjell mountain. The borough has a population (2016) of 7,080. The borough was created in 2011 when it was split off from the borough of Austrått. The area is a relatively new area that has become built up in the since the turn of the century. There are two schools in the borough as well as Bogafjell Church.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Rogaland
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JøsenfjordenJøsenfjorden is a fjord in the municipality of Hjelmeland in Rogaland county, Norway. The fjord is a branch off of the main Boknafjorden. The fjord has a length of 24 kilometres (15 mi) and a width between 1 to 2 kilometres (0.62 to 1.24 mi). The Norwegian National Road 13 runs along the northern shore of the fjord.Show on map
HafrsfjordenHafrsfjord or Hafrsfjorden is a fjord in the Stavanger Peninsula in Rogaland county, Norway. The 9-kilometre (5.6 mi) long fjord forms the border between the municipalities of Stavanger and Sola. On the west side of the fjord is the large village of Tananger, on the south is the village of Solakrossen, and on the east end of the fjord is the borough of Madla in the city of Stavanger. The Møllebukta bay area, located on the innermost part of the fjord, is the site of a popular beach and the Sverd i Fjell statues. The only bridge over the fjord is the Hafrsfjord Bridge which runs between Kvernevik in Stavanger and Jåsund in the village of Tananger in Sola.Show on map
SuldalslågenThe Suldalslågen (or locally, Lågen) is a river that is located in the municipality of Suldal in Rogaland county, Norway. The 22-kilometre (14 mi) long river runs from the lake Suldalsvatnet to the southwest to the village of Sand where it empties into the Sandsfjorden. The Norwegian National Road 13 runs along the river, past the villages of Suldal and Sand. The Suldalslågen one of Norway’s most famous Atlantic salmon rivers, with a fishing history dating back hundreds of years.Show on map
KarmsundetKarmsund is a strait located in Rogaland county, Norway. The 30-kilometre (19 mi) long strait divides the island of Karmøy on the west and the mainland of Norway and island of Vestre Bokn in the east. The strait runs through the municipalities of Haugesund, Karmøy, and Bokn. The town of Haugesund lies at the northern end of the strait and the town of Kopervik lies in the central part of the strait, and the village of Skudeneshavn lies near the southern end where the strait flows into the Boknafjorden. The Karmsund Bridge, a part of the European route E134 highway, links Karmøy to the mainland. The bridge was completed in 1955. The small islands of Vibrandsøy, Risøy, and Hasseløy lie in the strait at the northern end, just off shore from the town of Haugesund.Show on map
BoknafjordenBoknafjord or Boknafjorden (English: Bokna Fjord) is a fjord located in Rogaland county, Norway. The huge fjord lies between the cities Stavanger and Haugesund, and the main part of the fjord is shared between the municipalities of Kvitsøy, Rennesøy, Finnøy, Tysvær, Bokn, and Karmøy. There are dozens of smaller fjords that branch off the main part of the fjord, reaching most municipalities in the county. At its longest, the Boknafjord reaches about 96 kilometres (60 mi) into the mainland at the innermost point of the Hylsfjorden. Other notable branches include the Saudafjorden, Sandsfjorden, Vindafjorden, Hervikfjorden, Førresfjorden, Erfjorden, Jøsenfjorden, Årdalsfjorden, Idsefjorden, Høgsfjorden, Lysefjorden, and Gandsfjorden.Show on map
JøssingfjordJøssingfjorden is a fjord in Sokndal municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 3-kilometre (1.9 mi) long fjord is narrow and deep and is surrounded by mountains. It sits about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) southeast of the municipal centre of Hauge. There is some settlement on the southeastern side of the fjord: the villages of Li, Vinterstø, and Bu. There is a road that runs along the southeast coast of the fjord, with sharp hairpin turns leading down from the mountains to the shore of the fjord both heading north and south from the fjord.Show on map
SkjoldafjordenSkjoldafjorden is a fjord in Rogaland county, Norway. The 26-kilometre (16 mi) long fjord is a northern branch of vast Boknafjorden which dominates Rogaland county. The fjord is located in the municipalities of Tysvær and Vindafjord. The north end of the Skjoldafjorden at the village of Skjold connects to the Grindafjorden which flows from the village of Grinde to Skjold. The south end of the fjord empties in to a large bay called the Hervikfjorden, which flows directly into the Boknafjorden.Show on map
SandsfjordenSandsfjorden or Sandsfjord is a fjord in Suldal Municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 25-kilometre (16 mi) long fjord is the northernmost arm of main Boknafjorden in Rogaland county. The fjord begins at the confluence of the Saudafjorden and Hylsfjorden, just north of the village of Sand. It then travels to the southwest until it reaches the island of Foldøy, where the fjord joins the main Boknafjorden. The villages of Jelsa and Hebnes are located on either side of the mouth of the fjord.Show on map
SaudafjordenSaudafjord or Saudafjorden is a fjord in Rogaland county, Norway. The fjord stretches from the town of Sauda in the municipality of Sauda in the north to the village of Sand in the municipality of Suldal where the Saudafjorden and Hylsfjorden join together to form the Sandsfjorden. The Saudafjorden is the northernmost branch of the main Boknafjord which dominates Rogaland county. The 17-kilometre (11 mi) long Saudafjorden is an open, wide fjord with a depth approaching 400 metres (1,300 ft).Show on map
VindafjordenVindafjorden (English: Vinde Fjord or Vinda Fjord) is a fjord in Rogaland county, Norway. The 30-kilometre (19 mi) long fjord is a northern branch off of the main Boknafjorden. The fjord marks the municipal boundaries between Vindafjord, Suldal, and Tysvær. The fjord initially runs from the very narrow Ropeid isthmus to the west and near the village of Vikadal, the fjord heads to the south before emptying into the Boknafjorden near the village of Nedstrand. There are two smaller fjords which branch off of the Vindafjorden. They are the Sandeidfjorden (to the north) and the Yrkjefjorden (to the west). The deepest part of the fjord reaches about 580 metres (1,900 ft) below sea level, just off the shore from Imsland Church.Show on map
LysefjordenLysefjord or Lysefjorden is a fjord located in the Ryfylke area in southwestern Norway. The 42-kilometre (26 mi) long fjord lies in Forsand municipality in Rogaland county, about 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of the city of Stavanger. The name means light fjord, and is said to be derived from the lightly coloured granite rocks along its sides. It is particularly well-known by the huge Preikestolen cliff overlooking the fjord, which is a major tourist destination for the region. The fairly isolated village of Lysebotn lies at the eastern end of the fjord and the villages of Forsand and Oanes both lie at the western end of the fjord near the Lysefjord Bridge, the only crossing of the fjord.Show on map
FrafjordenFrafjorden is a fjord in the municipalities Gjesdal and Forsand in Rogaland county, Norway. The 6-kilometre (3.7 mi) fjord is the innermost branch of the Høgsfjorden. The Frafjorden has steep sides with no habitation along its shores, except for the village of Frafjord at the innermost part of the fjord. The village and the surrounding Frafjorddalen farming valley stretches about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) east of the fjord and the whole area has about 100 residents. There are also many holiday cottages on top of the high mountain located south of the village of Frafjord. The village of Dirdal is located at the mouth of the Frafjorden.Show on map
HøgsfjordenHøle or Høgsfjord is a former municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The large municipality existed from 1865 until 1965. It was called Høgsfjord from 1865 until 1871 when the municipality was reduced in size and the name was changed to Høle. The municipality originally was quite large, surrounding both sides of the Høgsfjorden and Lysefjorden. It included all of the present day municipality of Forsand as well as parts of the present day municipalities of Gjesdal and Sandnes. Since 1965, the area of Høle has been the borough of Høle in the city of Sandnes. Høle Church was the main church of the municipality.Show on map
NilsebuvatnNilsebuvatnet is a lake in the municipalities of Forsand and Hjelmeland in Rogaland county, Norway. The (0.95 sq mi) lake lies in the Lyseheiane mountains about 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) north of the village of Lysebotn and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of the village of Årdal. The lake is regulated by a small dam on the southwest corner of the lake. The dam provides water for the Lysebotn power station. The lake drains out into the river Storåna which flows westward towards Årdal. The lake is accessible by a small service road from Lysebotn which leads up to the dam.Show on map
BreiavatnetBreiavatnet is a small lake in the municipality of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. The (7.7-acre) lake is very shallow, only a few feet deep. The lake gets its water from the Kannikbekken stream, which flows from the lake Mosvatnet and runs through the city (the stream was put mostly underground in culverts and pipes in 1899). A decorative fountain was installed in the middle of the lake in 1924.Show on map
StakkastadvatnetStakkastadvatnet is a lake on the border of Rogaland and Hordaland counties in Norway. The (1.13 sq mi) lake mostly lies in Rogaland along the municipal borders of Haugesund and Tysvær. A very small portion of the northern part of the lake crosses over into the municipality of Sveio in Hordaland county. The lake lies about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) northeast of the town of Haugesund. The lake has a small dam on the northwestern edge of the lake. The natural outlet of the lake flows through the dam and into the nearby lake Vigdarvatnet, located to the north.Show on map
HylsfjordenHylsfjorden or Hylsfjord is a fjord in the municipality Suldal in Rogaland county, Norway. The 20-kilometre (12 mi) long fjord runs from the small area of Hylen to the west. It ends just north of the village of Sand where it joins the Saudafjorden and together they form the Sandsfjorden, an inner branch of the Boknafjorden. The 160-megawatt (210,000 hp) Hylen Hydroelectric Power Station is located in the inner end of Hylsfjord. The fjord has relatively little development along its shores, only a few small hamlets, with Vanvik being the largest.Show on map
NodlandsvatnetNodlandsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Eigersund in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) east of the town of Egersund. The (1.53 sq mi) lake is a major reservoir for the local energy company Dalane Energi, and has a capacity of 20,000,000 cubic metres (5.3×109 US gal), the second largest in the area after the lake Spjodevatnet with 24,000,000 cubic metres (6.3×109 US gal).Show on map
Tysdalsvatnet,øvreØvre Tysdalsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Hjelmeland in Rogaland county, Norway. The 9-square-kilometre (3.5 sq mi) lake lies on the east side of the village of Årdal. The 12-kilometre (7.5 mi) long lake is only about 800 metres (0.5 mi) wide and it has a fairly steep shoreline, which results in very little habitation around the lake. The name \"Øvre\" Tysdalsvatnet means \"upper\" Tysdalsvatnet to distinguish it from the lake Tysdalsvatnet located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) to the southwest.Show on map
TyssdalsvatnetTysdalsvatnet or Tyssdalsvatnet is a lake in the municipalities of Hjelmeland and Strand in Rogaland county, Norway. The (1.44 sq mi) lake lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of the village of Årdal and about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) east of the village of Tau. The Norwegian National Road 13 (Rv13) runs along the northern side of the lake. The Svo Tunnel was completed in 2013 and it routes much of Rv13 through a mountain rather than along the narrow shoreline of the lake.Show on map
ErfjordenErfjorden is a fjord in the municipalities Suldal and Hjelmeland in Rogaland county, Norway. The 16-kilometre (9.9 mi) long fjord begins at the small village of Tysse in Suldal and heads south past the village of Hålandsosen before making a sharp turn to the west before emptying into the larger Nedstrandsfjorden. The Erfjord Bridge crosses the fjord, just north of Hålandsosen. The innermost part of the fjord (north of the bridge) is sometimes referred to as the Tyssefjorden.Show on map
SuldalsvatnetSuldalsvatnet is the 6th deepest lake in Norway. The 376-metre (1,234 ft) deep lake lies in the municipality of Suldal in Rogaland county, Norway. The 28-square-kilometre (11 sq mi) lake is the headwaters of the river Suldalslågen and it sits at an elevation of 69 metres (226 ft) above sea level. The lake has a volume of 4.49 cubic kilometres (1.08 cu mi). The 28-kilometre (17 mi) long lake is regulated for use in two nearby hydroelectric power plants.Show on map
MånafossenMånafossen is a waterfall in Gjesdal municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 92-metre (302 ft) tall waterfall is located along the river Månaåna, about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) east of the end of the Frafjorden where the village of Frafjord is located. The waterfall is in a fairly isolated area. There is a parking area nearby with a steep, rough 250-metre (820 ft) hiking trail up a mountainside to see the waterfall. The hike takes about 30 minutes.Show on map
VostervatnetVostervatnet is a lake in the municipality of Strand in Rogaland county, Norway. The (1.01 sq mi) lake lies in the northwestern part of Strand, just south of the Fognafjorden. The village of Tau lies about 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) southwest of the lake. The main outflow of the lake is the river Fiskåna, which flows north from the northeastern corner of the lake, down the hill to the village of Fiskå on the shore of the fjord.Show on map
VatsvatnetVatsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Vindafjord in Rogaland county, Norway. The (0.83 sq mi) lake lies south of the European route E134 highway and north of the village of Vats. The long, narrow lake is 5.8 kilometres (3.6 mi) long, and has a maximum width of 900 metres (3,000 ft). The primary outflow of the lake is the river Åmselva which flows south into the Vatsfjorden.Show on map
Stora StokkavatnetStokkavatnet is a former lake that was located at Forus in Stavanger, Norway, between the two fjords Hafrsfjord and Gandsfjord. The lake was among the largest at the Northern Jæren district, with an area of about 4 km². It was surrounded by considerable areas of marsh land, and was known for a rich birdlife. The lake drained to Gandsfjord, and the outlet supplied six mills located near the fjord.Show on map
FrøylandsvatnetFrøylandsvatnet is a lake in Rogaland county, Norway. The (1.86 sq mi) lake is located in the district of Jæren. It forms part of the municipal boundary line between Klepp and Time. The lake is quite shallow, with an average depth of 5.5 metres (18 ft). The town of Bryne is located at the south end of the lake. The villages of Klepp stasjon, Orstad, and Kvernaland are all located around the northern end of the lake. The origin of the name is from the Norse god Frey.Show on map
Mose-vandetMosvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. The lake lies just west of the city centre of Stavanger in the Eiganes og Våland borough. At 0.45 square kilometres (110 acres), it is the third largest lake in Stavanger after Hålandsvatnet and Store Stokkavatn. The lake reaches a maximum depth of 3.2 metres (10 ft) and it lies at an elevation of 37 metres (121 ft) above sea level. The lake flows out through a small stream that runs through underground culverts to the lake Breiavatnet before emptying into the nearby Byfjorden.Show on map
AksdalsvatnetAksdalsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Tysvær in Rogaland county, Norway. The (1.34 sq mi) lake lies southeast of the village of Førre and south of the village of Aksdal. The European route E134 highway runs along the northern shore of the lake and the European route E39 highway runs along the eastern shore of the lake.Show on map
LundevatnetLundevatn, or Lundevatnet, is a lake on the borders between the municipalities of Lund (in Rogaland county) and Flekkefjord (in Vest-Agder county) in Norway. The village of Moi lies at the northern end of the lake and the smaller village of Åna-Sira lies just south of the southern end of the lake. The lake has a small dam at the southern end and it is used for the nearby Åna-Sira Power Station.Show on map
SandeidfjordenSandeidfjorden (English: Sandeid Fjord) is a fjord in Vindafjord municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 9-kilometre (5.6 mi) long fjord is a northern branch of main Vindafjorden. The village Sandeid lies at the northern end of the fjord and the village of Vikedal lies on the eastern shore near the mouth of the fjord.Show on map
HolmevatnetHolmevatnet or Holmevatn is a lake in the Setesdalsheiene area of Norway. It is located in the Setesdalsheiene mountains on the border of the municipalities of Bykle in Aust-Agder county and Suldal in Rogaland county. It's just west of the lake Store Urevatn and northeast of the lake Blåsjø.Show on map
EdlandsvatnetEdlandsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Gjesdal in Rogaland county, Norway. The (0.81 sq mi) lake lies just south of the large village of Ålgård, immediately southwest of the lake Limavatnet. The European route E39 highway runs along the northern shore of the lake. The lake empties into the river Figgjoelva on the northwestern end of the lake. The lake has many brown trout in it.Show on map
LimavatnetLimavatnet is a lake in the municipality of Gjesdal in Rogaland county, Norway. The 1.73 km2 (0.67 sq mi) lake lies between the villages of Ålgård and Gjesdal. On the western end of the lake, the European route E39 highway crosses the lake on the Vaula Bridge. The lake Edlandsvatnet lies immediately to the west of the bridge.Show on map
FlassavatnetFlassavatnet is a lake in Rogaland county, Norway. The lake lies on the border of the municipalities of Gjesdal and Sandnes. The (0.3569 sq mi) lake sits about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) north of the large village of Ålgård, not far north of the lakes Edlandsvatnet and Limavatnet. The lake is a reservoir with a small dam on the southern edge of the lake. The water level is kept at about 177 metres (581 ft) above sea level. The reservoir holds about 900,000 cubic metres (730 acre·ft; 1,200,000 cu yd).Show on map
GrøsfjellvatnetGrøsfjellvatnet is a lake in the municipalities of Eigersund, Lund, and Sokndal in Rogaland county, Norway. The (1.19 sq mi) lake list just north of the lake Eiavatnet, about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) west of the village of Heskestad in Lund municipality.Show on map
OltedalsvatnetOltedalsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Gjesdal in Rogaland county, Norway. The (1.20 sq mi) lake lies just south of the village of Oltedal. It is a reservoir along the river Oltedalsåna that is used to store water for the Oltedal Hydroelectric Power Station. The lake sits at an elevation of 101.5 to 112.5 metres (333 to 369 ft) and it holds about 28,800,000 cubic metres (23,300 acre·ft; 37,700,000 cu yd).Show on map
EiavatnetEiavatnet is a lake in the municipalities of Eigersund and Sokndal in Rogaland county, Norway. The (1.66 sq mi) lake is located about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) east of the town of Egersund. The lake is regulated at an elevation of 139 metres (456 ft) so it can be used as a reservoir for the Lindland Power Station which is located a short distance north of Hauge in Sokndal. The lake Grøsfjellvatnet lies about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) north of this lake.Show on map
TeksevatnetTeksevatnet is a lake in the municipalities of Eigersund and Lund in Rogaland county, Norway. The 2.26 km2 (0.87 sq mi) lake lies just north of the European route E39 highway about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of the town of Egersund.Show on map
ByrkjelandsvatnetByrkjelandsvatnet or Storavatnet is a lake in the municipality of Bjerkreim in Rogaland county, Norway. The (2.00 sq mi) lake lies about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) north of the village of Øvrebygd. The lake flows out through the short river Malmeisåna which flows into the lake Hofreistæ.Show on map
AustrumdalsvatnetAustrumdalsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Bjerkreim in Rogaland county, Norway. The (1.08 sq mi) lake lies about 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) southeast of the lakes Hofreistæ and Byrkjelandsvatnet. The village of Øvrebygd lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) west of the lake.Show on map
FrøylandsvatnetFrøylandsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Sandnes in Rogaland county, Norway. The (120-acre) lake lies on the south side of the village of Hommersåk, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northeast of the city of Sandnes. The lake empties into a small river that runs out of the north end of the lake. The river runs through Hommersåk into an arm of the Gandsfjorden.Show on map
ØrsdalsvatnetØrsdalsvatnet or Ørdalsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Bjerkreim in Rogaland county, Norway. The (4.72 sq mi) lake lies about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) northeast of the village of Bjerkreim. The lake is rather narrow, but it is 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) long.Show on map
HofreistæHofreistæ is a lake in the municipality of Bjerkreim in Rogaland county, Norway. The (1.03 sq mi) lake immediately south of the village of Øvrebygd. The lake is fed by a short river from the lakes Austrumdalsvatnet and Byrkjelandsvatnet. The river Hofreistæåna flows south out of this lake and eventually feeds into the river Bjerkreimselva.Show on map
OrrevatnetOrrevatnet is a lake in the municipality of Klepp in Rogaland county, Norway. The (3.10 sq mi) lake is the largest lake in Jæren. The lake sits about 4 metres (13 ft) above sea level and it is situated along the seashore. The 500-to-2,500-metre (1,600 to 8,200 ft) wide sandy beach strip of land that separates the lake from the sea is home to one of Norway's longest sand beaches, Orrestranda. The village of Orre lies on this strip of land to the southeast of the lake.Show on map
HovsvatnetHovsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Lund in Rogaland county, Norway. The lake lies between the villages of Eik (in the north) and Moi in the south. The European route E39 highway runs along the whole southern shore of the V-shaped lake. Most of the sides of the lake have high mountains on the shoreline, preventing habitation along most of the lake.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Rogaland
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OmboOmbo is the largest island in the Ryfylke region on the southwestern coast of Norway, and is the second largest island in Rogaland county. The 57.5-square-kilometre (22.2 sq mi) island of Ombo is divided between the municipalities Hjelmeland and Finnøy. There are several villages on the island including Jørstadvåg, Atlatveit, and Eidssund in the western part of the island which belongs to Finnøy municipality. The villages of Tuftene, Skipavik, Skår, and Vestersjø are located on the southeastern part of the island which belongs to Hjelmeland municipality. Jørstad Church is located in the village of Jørstadvåg.Show on map
Roevaer IslandRøvær is an island group about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northwest of Haugesund in Rogaland county, Norway. The islands are part of Haugesund municipality. There is regular express boat service between Røvær, the neighboring island of Feøy, and the town of Haugesund. Most island residents also own a private boat and have a car parked in Haugesund that they use on the mainland. The ferry boats have capacity to take one car on board; a direct route between Røvær and Haugesund takes 25 minutes each way.Show on map
IdseIdse is an island in Strand municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 4.9-square-kilometre (1.9 sq mi) island lies between the Idsefjorden and Høgsfjorden, about 6.5 kilometres (4.0 mi) west of the town of Jørpeland. The island of Idsal lies immediately to the south and the island of Heng lies a short distance to the north of Idse. There is a bridge connecting Idse to neighboring Idsal, which in turn is connected to the mainland.Show on map
SjernarøyaneSjernarøyane is an island group in Finnøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The islands are located in the Nedstrandsfjorden, west of the large island of Ombo and north of the large island of Finnøy. As of 2014, the islands were home to 365 residents. The islands were historically part of the municipality of Sjernarøy before merging into the municipality of Finnøy in 1965. The Aubøsund strait, which runs between the islands of Aubø and Bjergøy was a historically important trading post.Show on map
JærenJæren is a traditional district in Rogaland county, Norway. The others districts in Rogaland are Dalane, Ryfylke, and Haugalandet. Jæren is one of the 15 districts that comprise Western Norway. At about 700 square kilometres (270 sq mi), Jæren is the largest flat lowland area in Norway, stretching from the municipality of Randaberg in the north to Hå in the south. It includes the whole Stavanger Peninsula and the mainland area at its base. The coast is flat compared to the rest of the very mountainous Norwegian coast, and it has sandy beaches along most of the coastline. The largest urban area in Jæren is the adjoining cities of Stavanger/Sandnes (pop. 210,874 in 2015).Show on map
KjeragKjerag or Kiragg is a mountain in Forsand municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 1,110-metre (3,640 ft) tall mountain sits on the southern shore of the Lysefjorden, just southwest of the village of Lysebotn. Its northern side is a massive cliff, plunging 984 metres (3,228 ft) almost straight down into the Lysefjorden, a sight which attracts many visitors each year. Another tourist attraction, the Kjeragbolten, a 5-cubic-metre (180 cu ft) stone wedged between two rocks is located on the mountain. The Kjeragfossen waterfall plunges off the mountain down to the fjord. It is one of the tallest waterfalls in the world.Show on map
FognFogn is an island in Finnøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 10.4-square-kilometre (4.0 sq mi) island lies southeast of the island of Finnøy and northeast of the island of Talgje. The Finnøyfjorden lies between Fogn and Finnøy and the Fognafjorden lies between Fogn and the mainland to the southeast. The highest point on the island is the 166-metre (545 ft) tall mountain Domfjellet. Fogn Church is located on the island.Show on map
KarmøyKarmøy (locally called Karmøyne or Karmøynå) is an island in the northwestern part of Rogaland county, Norway. The 176.8 square kilometres (68.3 sq mi) island makes up the majority of the municipality of Karmøy, along with the islands of Feøy, some smaller surrounding islands, and part of the mainland south of Haugesund. It is the largest island in Rogaland county. The island is separated from the mainland by the Karmsundet strait. The Boknafjorden lies to the south and southeast of the island. The Sirafjorden lies to the west, separating Karmøy from the islands of Utsira and Feøy.Show on map
RennesøyaRennesøy is an island in Rennesøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 40.7-square-kilometre (15.7 sq mi) island lies on the south side of the Boknafjorden, surrounded by several other islands. The islands of Mosterøy, Klosterøy, and Åmøy lie to the south and Finnøy and Talgje lie to the northeast. The villages of Vikevåg and Sørbø are both located on the island. Vikevåg is the administrative centre of the municipality. The Hausken Church is located in Vikevåg and the 900-year old Sørbø Church is located in Sørbø.Show on map
TalgjeTalgje (or Sør-Talgje) is a populated island in southwestern Finnøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 4.1-square-kilometre (1.6 sq mi) island is located in the Talgjefjorden and Brimsefjorden, both arms off of the main Boknafjorden in a large archipelago of islands northeast of the city of Stavanger. It is surrounded by islands: Brimse to the south, Rennesøy to the west, Finnøy to the north, and Fogn to the northeast. The island has a lot of agricultural uses, especially in growing tomatoes.Show on map
BruBru is an island in Rennesøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 3-square-kilometre (1.2 sq mi) island lies south of the Boknafjorden, just off the coast of the Stavanger peninsula, along the Byfjorden. The highest point on the island is the 92-metre (302 ft) tall mountain, Brufjellet. The island sits in a group of islands with Sokn and Mosterøy to the north and Åmøy to the east.Show on map
FeøyFeøy is a small island group in Karmøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 1.3-square-kilometre (0.50 sq mi) island group lies west of the city of Haugesund and the island of Karmøy, southeast of the islands of Røvær, and northeast of the island of Utsira. There is an old wharf on Feøy that was converted into the Feøy Brygge, a small meeting house and restaurant that caters meetings and parties. During World War II, the Germans occupied the small island with troops because the area was an organizing site for resistance workers moving between Norway and Britain.Show on map
KvitsøyaKvitsøy or Kvitsøya is the main island in Kvitsøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 2.3-square-kilometre (0.89 sq mi) island is one of 167 islands and skerries that make up the municipality. The island is home to most of the municipal residents, as well as the majority of the municipality's land area. The main population centre on the island is the village of Ydstebøhamn on the southern coast. The Kvitsøy Church and Kvitsøy Lighthouse are both located on the island.Show on map
HasseløyHasseløy is an island in Haugesund municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 0.3-square-kilometre (74-acre) island lies north of the island Risøy, south of the peninsula Killingøy, and between Vibrandsøy to the west and the mainland to the east. It is part of the town of Haugesund, connected to the city centre by a bridge. The informal name Bakarøy is commonly used locally. The island has been connected to the mainland since 1872, the current bridge was completed in 1954.Show on map
Vestre BoknVestre Bokn is an island in Bokn municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 36-square-kilometre (14 sq mi) island is the main island of the municipality. It lies on the northern side of the Boknafjorden at the southern end of the Karmsundet strait. Vestre Bokn lies between the islands of Karmøy (to the west) and Austre Bokn and Ognøya (to the northeast). The main population centre on the island is the village of Føresvik, the administrative centre of the whole municipality. There are about 661 inhabitants on the island (as of 2014).Show on map
FinnøyFinnøy is an island in Finnøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 25-square-kilometre (9.7 sq mi) island is one of the largest in the island municipality. The administrative centre, Judaberg, is located on the eastern shore of the island. The island is located on the southern side of the Boknafjorden, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of the city of Stavanger. The village of Hesby, on the western coast, is a historical seat of power dating back to the Middle Ages. Hesby is also the site of Hesby Church which dates back to around the year 1100.Show on map
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PreikestolenPreikestolen or Prekestolen (English: Preacher's Pulpit or Pulpit Rock) is a famous tourist attraction in the municipality of Forsand in Rogaland county, Norway. Preikestolen is a steep cliff which rises 604 metres (1,982 ft) above the Lysefjorden. Atop the cliff, there is an almost flat top of approximately 25 by 25 metres (82 ft × 82 ft). It sits on the north side of the fjord, opposite the Kjerag plateau, located on the south side.Show on map
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UtsiraUtsira is an island in Rogaland county, Norway. The 5.9-square-kilometre (2.3 sq mi) island makes up almost all of Utsira municipality. The island lies about 18 kilometres (11 mi) west of the island of Karmøy, with the Sirafjorden lying between the two islands. The island is only connected to the mainland by ferry. There are four regular ferry routes connecting the island to the town of Haugesund each day. The ferries are operated by Rutebåten Utsira. Most of the island's population lives in the central valley that runs north-south on the island. There are about 200 residents of the island.Show on map
RandøyRandøy is an island in Hjelmeland municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 16.7-square-kilometre (6.4 sq mi) island lies just off the mainland between the Jøsenfjorden and the Årdalsfjorden. The large island of Ombo lies to the north and the island of Halsnøya lies to the west. The highest point on the island is the 373-metre (1,224 ft) tall mountain, Randåsen. The island is relatively flat in the south and it is more mountainous and forested in the central and northern regions. The island is known for its rich flora. An important industry on the island is fish farming.Show on map
KlosterøyKlosterøy is an island in Rennesøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 1.7-square-kilometre (0.66 sq mi) island lies on the south side of the Boknafjorden in the Rennesøy island group. It lies immediately north of the island of Fjøløy and immediately west of the island of Mosterøy. All three islands are connected by bridges and Mosterøy is connected to the island of Sokn which in turn is connected to the mainland by the Byfjord Tunnel.Show on map
OgnøyOgnøya or Ogn is an island in Bokn municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 5.5-square-kilometre (2.1 sq mi) island lies between the mainland and the islands of Austre Bokn and Vestre Bokn. The islands are connected by a series of bridges as part of the European route E39 highway. The industrial area of Kårstø lies just north of Ognøya on the mainland.Show on map
AspøyAspøya is an island in Ålesund Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The 0.5-square-kilometre (0.19 sq mi) island is one of the islands on which the city of Ålesund is built. The other islands are Hessa (to the west) and Nørvøya (to the east). Aspøya is the location of the 1904 Ålesund Fire.Show on map
SoknSokn is an island in Rennesøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 1.31-square-kilometre (0.51 sq mi) island lies in a group of islands on the south side of the Boknafjorden, just east of the city of Stavanger. There are several islands surrounding Sokn: Bru to the southwest, Åmøy to the southeast, and Mosterøy to the north. All three islands are connected to Sokn by bridges, and the undersea Byfjord Tunnel has its northern terminus on the island, connecting all these islands to the mainland.Show on map
BorgøynaBorgøy (alternately spelled Borgøya or Borgøyna) is an island in Tysvær municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 4.5-square-kilometre (1.7 sq mi) island is located at the southern end of the Skjoldafjorden. South of the island lies the Hervikfjorden. The highest point on the island is the 292-metre (958 ft) tall mountain Borgøyhatten. The island is accessible only by boat as there are no bridge or tunnel connections. The main population centre is the relatively flat southwestern coast of the island. Borgøy was the birthplace of painter Lars Hertervig. The island has tin and granite mines.Show on map
SkudenesSkudenes is a former municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It was part of the traditional district of Haugaland. The municipality existed from 1838 until its dissolution in 1965. Today the area is part of the municipalities of Bokn and Karmøy. Skudenes originally encompassed the southern part of the island of Karmøy and the three islands to the east: Vestre Bokn, Austre Bokn, and Ognøya. In 1849, the three smaller islands were separated to form Bokn municipality. Today, the Skudenes area refers to the southern part of Karmøy island. In 2009, there were about 3,226 inhabitants.Show on map
IdsalIdsal is an island in Strand municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 3.1-square-kilometre (1.2 sq mi) island lies directly between the island of Idse and the mainland with the Idsefjorden and the Høgsfjorden on either side of the island. There are short bridge on the east and west sides of Idsal that connect it to the mainland and to Idse, respectively. Most of the island's 12 permanent residents live on the southwestern side of the island, however there are many holiday cottages located all over the island.Show on map
KyrkjenutenKyrkjenuten is a mountain in the municipality of Sauda in Rogaland county, Norway. The 1,602-metre (5,256 ft) tall mountain is the highest mountain in Sauda and also the 7th highest mountain in the county. It is located in northeastern Sauda, about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) north of the village of Hellandsbygda and about the same distance southeast of the village of Fjæra in Etne municipality to the north of the mountain, just over the county border with Hordaland.Show on map
FjøløyaFjøløy is an island in Rennesøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 2.1-square-kilometre (0.81 sq mi) island lies on the south side of the Boknafjorden in the Rennesøy island group. The island lies immediately south of the island of Klosterøy and west of the island of Mosterøy. The island is connected to the mainland by a series of bridges and tunnels. The Fjøløy Lighthouse is located on the western end of the island.Show on map
AskjeAskje is a village in Rennesøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The small, coastal farming and fishing village is located on the southeastern end of the island of Mosterøy. The 0.2-square-kilometre (49-acre) village has a population (2014) of 495, giving the village a population density of 2,475 inhabitants per square kilometre (6,410/sq mi). The small village is the site of the Askje Church.Show on map
VassdalseggiVassdalseggi is the tallest mountain in Rogaland county, Norway. The 1,658-metre (5,440 ft) tall mountain sits on the border of the municipalities of Vinje (in Telemark county) and Suldal (in Rogaland county). Vassdalseggi lies in the Ryfylkeheiane mountains about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north of the mountain Fitjanuten and about 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) southeast of the mountain Kistenuten.Show on map
KnødaKnoda is a mountain in southern Norway. The 1,542-metre (5,059 ft) tall mountain lies on the border of municipality of Suldal (in Rogaland county) and the municipality of Odda (in Hordaland county). The mountain lies about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southeast of the village of Røldal. The mountains Kistenuten, Vassdalseggi, and Trollaskeinuten all lie to the southeast of Knoda.Show on map
Åmøy,austreÅmøy is an island that is divided between Rennesøy and Stavanger municipalities in Rogaland county, Norway. The 5.3-square-kilometre (2.0 sq mi) island lies just north of the city of Stavanger in a group of islands. The islands of Sokn and Bru both lie to the west of Åmøy and the islands of Mosterøy and Rennesøy lie to the north, and the island of Hidle lies to the east.Show on map
SkaulenSkaulen is a mountain in Rogaland county, Norway. The 1,538-metre (5,046 ft) mountain lies on the border of the municipalities of Sauda and Suldal. The mountain lies in the Ryfylkesheiane mountains, about 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi) southeast of the village of Hellandsbygda in Sauda and about 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) west of the village of Nesflaten in Suldal.Show on map
TrollaskenutenTrollaskeinuten is a mountain in the municipality of Suldal in Rogaland county, Norway. The 1,622-metre (5,322 ft) tall mountain lies in the mountainous northeastern corner of Suldal, surrounded by the mountains Knoda, Kistenuten, Vassdalseggi, Fitjanuten, and Mælen. Trollaskeinuten lies about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) northeast of the village of Nesflaten.Show on map
FitjanutenFitjanuten is a mountain in southern Norway. The 1,504-metre (4,934 ft) tall mountain lies on the border of municipality of Suldal (in Rogaland county) and the municipality of Vinje (in Telemark county). The mountain lies just north of the lake Holmavatnet and about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of the mountain Vassdalseggi.Show on map
MelsnutenMælen or Melsnuten is a mountain in the municipality of Suldal in Rogaland county, Norway. The 1,574-metre (5,164 ft) tall mountain lies in the northeastern part of the municipality, about 8.5 kilometres (5.3 mi) northeast of the village of Nesflaten. The mountain Trollaskeinuten lies just to the northeast of Mælen.Show on map
EngøyEngøy is an island in Stavanger municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the \"neighborhood\" of Buøy in the borough Hundvåg, just north of the city centre. The island is almost completely urbanized with many houses on the east side and a lot of industry on the west side. There were 461 residents on the island in 2014. The 17.1-hectare (42-acre) island is connected to mainland of Stavanger via the Engøy Bridge, which connects Engøy to the islands Sølyst and Grasholmen, and by the Stavanger City Bridge which connects Sølyst and Grasholmen to the mainland.Show on map
SnønutenSnønuten is a mountain in the municipality of Suldal in Rogaland county, Norway. The 1,606-metre (5,269 ft) mountain lies about 35 kilometres (22 mi) east of the village of Sand. The mountains Kaldafjellet, Leirnuten, and Steinkilenuten all lie to the southeast of Snønuten.Show on map
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SteinkilenutenSteinkilenuten is a mountain in the municipality of Suldal in Rogaland county, Norway. The 1,434-metre (4,705 ft) mountain lies about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of the village of Nesflaten and just southwest of the mountain Kaldafjellet.Show on map
LeirnutenLeirnuten is a mountain in the municipality of Suldal in Rogaland county, Norway. The 1,486-metre (4,875 ft) mountain lies just to the southwest of the mountain Steinkilenuten, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of the village of Nesflaten.Show on map
VassøyVassøy is an island in Stavanger municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 0.73-square-kilometre (180-acre) island lies in the Storhaug borough, about 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) northeast of the city centre of Stavanger in an archipelago. The islands of Roaldsøy, Bjørnøy, and Langøy lie to the west and the island of Lindøy lies to the southeast. Vassøy had 702 inhabitants (in 2016) who all live along the western shore of the island; the eastern side is more rugged and wooded. The island has a primary school with around 80 pupils.Show on map
BjørnøyBjørnøya or Bjørnøy is a small island in the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. The island is located in the borough of Hundvåg, just east of the larger island of Hundvåg. It is connected by bridge to the island of Hundvåg (which in turn is connected to the mainland of Stavanger), and it is also connected to the small islands of Roaldsøy and Ormøy to the south. The island is heavily populated and is covered with houses, although there are still a few larger green spaces left undeveloped.Show on map
GrasholmenGrasholmen is an island in Stavanger municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the Buøy neighborhood in the borough Hundvåg, just north of the city centre. The island is connected to mainland Stavanger via the Stavanger City Bridge and it is connected to the neighboring island of Sølyst by a short bridge. Grasholmen was historically a part of the municipality of Hetland, but on 1 January 1867 it was transferred to the city of Stavanger.Show on map
LindøyLindøy is an island in the Byfjorden in Stavanger municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 280-decare (69-acre) island lies about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) northeast of the city centre of Stavanger. It sits in an archipelago surrounded by the islands of Vassøy, Hellesøy, and Kalvøy. All of those islands are connected to the mainland only by boat.Show on map