Fanahammeren

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Coordinates: 60°15′48″N 5°20′45″E / 60.2634°N 5.3457°E / 60.2634; 5.3457

Location of Fanahammeren in Bergen.

Fanahammeren or Fanahammaren is a residential village area at the eastern end of the Fanafjorden in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. Fanahammeren lies about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south of the city centre.[1]

The village area was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Fana which existed until 1972 when it was merged into Bergen. The historic Fana Church is located here.

The 2.78-square-kilometre (690-acre) village area has a population (2012) of 3,690, giving the village a population density of 1,327 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,440/sq mi).[2]

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