Eiganes og Våland

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Bydel Eiganes og Våland
Borough
Coat of arms of Bydel Eiganes og Våland
Coat of arms
Location within Stavanger municipality
Location within Stavanger municipality
Coordinates: 58°58′04″N 05°43′01″E / 58.96778°N 5.71694°E / 58.96778; 5.71694Coordinates: 58°58′04″N 05°43′01″E / 58.96778°N 5.71694°E / 58.96778; 5.71694
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Rogaland
District Jæren
City Stavanger
Area
 • Total 7.01 km2 (2.71 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 51 m (167 ft)
Population (2015)[2]
 • Total 23,616
 • Density 3,400/km2 (8,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 4009 Stavanger

Eiganes og Våland is a borough of the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located just west of the city centre, north of the lake Mosvatnet, west of the lake Stokkavatnet, and south of the borough of Tasta. The 7.01-square-kilometre (1,730-acre) borough has a population (2015) of 23,616. This gives the borough a population density of 3,369 inhabitants per square kilometre (8,730/sq mi).[2] There are two churches in Eiganes og Våland: Stokka Church and Kampen Church.

Neighbourhoods[edit]

Although the borders of "neighbourhoods" (delområder) do not correspond exactly to the borough borders, Eiganes og Våland roughly consists of the following neighbourhoods: Våland, Eiganes, Kampen, and Stokka.

Politics[edit]

Madla borough is led by a borough council (bydelsutvalg). The council consists of 11 members, with the following party allegiances:[3]

Eiganes og Våland bydelsutvalg 2015–2019
Party Name Name in Norwegian Number of
representatives
  Labour Party Arbeiderpartiet 4
  Progress Party Fremskrittspartiet 1
  Conservative Party Høyre 2
  Christian Democratic Party Kristelig Folkeparti 1
  Centre Party Senterpartiet 1
  Socialist Left Party Sosialistisk Venstreparti 1
  Liberal Party Venstre 1
Total number of members: 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eiganes, Stavanger" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2016-04-13. 
  2. ^ a b "Stavanger statistiker - bydeler" (in Norwegian). Stavanger kommune. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 2016-04-26. 
  3. ^ "Eiganes og Våland bydelsutvalg" (in Norwegian). Stavanger kommune. Retrieved 2016-04-26.