Høvik

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Høvik, Bærum, Akershus
Village
Country Norway
Region Østlandet
County Akershus
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)

Høvik is a suburban centre in the municipality of Bærum, Akershus, Norway. Mainly a residential area, its population (2005) is 4,311.

Høvik has a church, a small shopping area and a railway station served by Drammensbanen. Flytoget (Airport Express Train) does not stop at Høvik. Nearby is the Henie-Onstad Art Centre. There are three schools in Høvik: Ramstad Skole, Høvik Verk Skole and Høvik Skole. There are also some important businesses with offices in Høvik, e.g. Det Norske Veritas and Statkraft.

Høvik has beaches which can be crowded during the summer. This is a well-known recreation area all year round, attracting people from the whole of Bærum.[citation needed]

Høvik IF plays in the highest bandy division.

Coordinates: 59°54′N 10°35′E / 59.900°N 10.583°E / 59.900; 10.583