Madla

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Bydel Madla
Borough
Coat of arms of Bydel Madla
Coat of arms
Coordinates: 58°57′N 5°39′E / 58.950°N 5.650°E / 58.950; 5.650Coordinates: 58°57′N 5°39′E / 58.950°N 5.650°E / 58.950; 5.650
Country Norway
City Stavanger
Area
 • Total 13,87 km2 (536 sq mi)
Area rank 2nd
Population (2007)
 • Total 19,823
 • Rank 2nd
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code NO-

Madla, a former municipality for 35 years, is a borough of the city of Stavanger, Norway.

History[edit]

Madla municipality was created by a split from Håland in 1930. At that time Madla had a population of 1,091. On 1 January 1965 Madla was incorporated into Stavanger along with the majority of Hetland municipality. Prior to the merger Madla had a population of 6,025.[1]

Neighbourhoods[edit]

Although the borders of neighbourhoods do not correspond exactly to the borough borders, Madla roughly consists of the following neighbourhoods (delområder): Madlamark, Hafrsfjord, Kvernevik and Sunde.

Politics[edit]

Madla has a borough council (bydelsutvalg). The council consists of 11 members, with the following party allegiance:

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Dag Jukvam / Statistics Norway (1999). Historisk oversikt over endringer i kommune- og fylkesinndelingen. 

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