Aksdal

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Aksdal
Village
Aksdal is located in Rogaland
Aksdal
Aksdal
Location in Rogaland county
Aksdal is located in Norway
Aksdal
Aksdal
Aksdal (Norway)
Coordinates: 59°25′26″N 05°26′44″E / 59.42389°N 5.44556°E / 59.42389; 5.44556Coordinates: 59°25′26″N 05°26′44″E / 59.42389°N 5.44556°E / 59.42389; 5.44556
CountryNorway
RegionWestern Norway
CountyRogaland
DistrictHaugaland
MunicipalityTysvær
Area[1]
 • Total0.46 km2 (0.18 sq mi)
Elevation[2]42 m (138 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total621
 • Density1,350/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code5570 Aksdal

Aksdal is the administrative centre of Tysvær municipality, Norway. The village is located on the northern shore of the large lake Aksdalsvatnet, at the junction of the European route E134 and European route E39 highways. The village of Førre lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the west of Aksdal and the village of Grinde lies about 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) to the east. Aksdal Church is located in Aksdal.[3]

The 0.46-square-kilometre (110-acre) village has a population (2014) of 621, giving the village a population density of 1,350 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,500/sq mi).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2014). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Aksdal, Tysvær (Rogaland)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2015-09-01.
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Aksdal" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2015-09-01.