Nordnes

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Nordnes
Neighbourhood
View of Nordnes (left) and Vågen from Fløyen
View of Nordnes (left) and Vågen from Fløyen
Nickname(s): Nordnes
Country  Norway
County Hordaland
District Midhordland
Municipality Bergen
Borough Bergenhus
Area
 • Total 0.20 km2 (0.08 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,817
 • Density 9,100/km2 (24,000/sq mi)
  As an unofficial area the population can't be fully determined
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)

Nordnes is a peninsula and neighbourhood in the city centre of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The Vågen, Byfjorden, and Puddefjorden surround the peninsula. The Bergen Aquarium is located at the tip of the peninsula. The Norwegian Institute of Marine Research and Fredriksberg Fortress are also located on Nordnes. The Nykirken is the church located in this neighborhood.

The neighbourhood Nordnes includes approximately 50% of the peninsula. The neighbourhoods Strandsiden and Verftet, as well as parts of Nøstet, are also located on Nordnes.

Recreation areas[edit]

Recreation areas include Nordnes Park and the Ballast Pier (Ballast-bryggen[1]).

References[edit]

Coordinates: 60°23′53″N 5°18′30″E / 60.39806°N 5.30833°E / 60.39806; 5.30833