Fotlandsvåg

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Fotlandsvåg
Village
Fotlandsvåg is located in Hordaland
Fotlandsvåg
Fotlandsvåg
Location in Hordaland county
Coordinates: 60°35′22″N 05°31′26″E / 60.58944°N 5.52389°E / 60.58944; 5.52389Coordinates: 60°35′22″N 05°31′26″E / 60.58944°N 5.52389°E / 60.58944; 5.52389
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Hordaland
District Nordhordland
Municipality Osterøy
Area[1]
 • Total 0.39 km2 (0.15 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 9 m (30 ft)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 254
 • Density 651/km2 (1,690/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 5283 Fotlandsvåg

Fotlandsvåg is a village in Osterøy municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northern shore of the island of Osterøy, along the Osterfjorden. The village lies in the northeastern part of the municipality, about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) southwest of the village of Tysso and about the same distance northeast of the village of Hosanger. The village of Ostereidet lies just across the 3-kilometre (1.9 mi) wide Osterfjorden.[3]

The 0.39-square-kilometre (96-acre) village has a population (2012) of 254, giving the village a population density of 651 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,690 /sq mi).[1] The main industries in the village are furniture manufacturing and fish farming as well as a hotel "Fjordslottet".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2012). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Fotlandsvåg" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2014-04-25. 
  3. ^ a b Store norske leksikon. "Fotlandsvåg" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2014-04-25.