Raudeberg

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Raudeberg
Village
View of the local church
View of the local church
Raudeberg is located in Sogn og Fjordane
Raudeberg
Raudeberg
Location in Sogn og Fjordane
Coordinates: 61°58′50″N 05°08′01″E / 61.98056°N 5.13361°E / 61.98056; 5.13361Coordinates: 61°58′50″N 05°08′01″E / 61.98056°N 5.13361°E / 61.98056; 5.13361
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Sogn og Fjordane
District Nordfjord
Municipality Vågsøy Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 0.57 km2 (0.22 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 4 m (13 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 648
 • Density 1,137/km2 (2,940/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 6710 Raudeberg

Raudeberg is a village in Vågsøy Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located on the east side of the island of Vågsøy. The villages of Refvika, Vedvika, and Langeneset are located a few kilometers to the north, and the town of Måløy is about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) to the south. The island of Silda is located about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) northeast of the village of Raudeberg.[3] Nord-Vågsøy Church is located on the eastern edge of the village, right along the coast.

Raudeberg (historically spelled Rødberg) was the administrative centre of the former municipality of Nord-Vågsøy, which existed from 1910 until 1964. Today, it is the second largest settlement in the municipality, after Måløy. The 0.57-square-kilometre (140-acre) village has a population (2013) of 648, giving the village a population density of 1,137 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,940/sq mi).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Raudeberg, Vågsøy" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2013-09-23. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Raudeberg" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-07-21.