Haukeli

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Coordinates: 59°44′5.31″N 07°33′5.69″E / 59.7348083°N 7.5515806°E / 59.7348083; 7.5515806

Haukeli
Haukeligrend
Village
The crossroads at Haukeli
The crossroads at Haukeli
Country Norway
Region Østlandet
County Telemark
District Hardangervidda
Municipality Vinje
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Haukeli hotell

Haukeli is a place west in Vinje municipality in Telemark county in Norway and a traffic hub where Norwegian National Road 9 and European route E134 meet. Previously it was called Haukeligrend, but in 1999 the name was changed back to the original Haukeli.

Tourism and hydropower[edit]

Haukelifjell is located 12 km west of Haukeli and is a skiing destination at wintertime, with the place Haukeliseter as the middle point.

Vinje municipality is owner by the great mountain property Berunuten Vest, which lies north of lake Songavatn, about 15 km north of Haukeli. Popular activities are fishing, hunting, hiking, as the seven cabins on the property are available for everyone.

The areas around Haukeli are developed to produce hydropower. Development started in 1957 with Haukeli power plants and was finalized in 1979.

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