Kongshamn

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Kongshavn
Community
Country Norway
Region Sørlandet
County Aust-Agder
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Kongshavn area on Tromøy in Arendal

Kongshavn or Kongshamn is a community in the municipality of Arendal in Aust-Agder county, Norway. Its population (2009) is 862.[1] Kongshavn is located on the north side of Tromøy island, across the Tromøysundet from Eydehavn. It is about 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) east of the city of Arendal.[2] It is said that Kongshamn was a safe haven for king's ships during the Viking Age.

Kongshavn translates into "King's Landing" or "King's Port"

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Coordinates: 58°28′N 8°51′E / 58.467°N 8.850°E / 58.467; 8.850