Åraksbø

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Åraksbø
Village
View of the village, looking south
View of the village, looking south
Åraksbø is located in Aust-Agder
Åraksbø
Åraksbø
Location of the village
Åraksbø is located in Norway
Åraksbø
Åraksbø
Åraksbø (Norway)
Coordinates: 58°55′16″N 7°44′48″E / 58.9211°N 07.7466°E / 58.9211; 07.7466Coordinates: 58°55′16″N 7°44′48″E / 58.9211°N 07.7466°E / 58.9211; 07.7466
CountryNorway
RegionSouthern Norway
CountyAust-Agder
DistrictSetesdal
MunicipalityBygland
Elevation241 m (791 ft)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
4745 Bygland

Åraksbø is a village in Bygland municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The village is located on the eastern shore of the Åraksfjorden, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north of the village of Sandnes and about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) southeast of the village of Ose. The population (2001) of the Åraksbø area was 89.[2]

The lake Hovatn and its hydroelectric power plant are located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) to the northeast, just north of the village of Litveit. Sandnes Church has been located in this village since 1935, prior to that time, it was located in the village of Sandnes, a few kilometers to the south.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Åraksbø, Bygland (Aust-Agder)". yr.no. Retrieved 2017-04-23.
  2. ^ Statistisk sentralbyrå (2001). "Folke- og boligtellingen 2001, kommune- og bydelshefter 0938 Bygland" (PDF) (in Norwegian). Cite journal requires |journal= (help)