Eik, Rogaland

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Eik
Hovsherad
Village
View of the satellite station in Eik
View of the satellite station in Eik
Eik is located in Rogaland
Eik
Eik
Eik is located in Norway
Eik
Eik
Location in Rogaland county
Coordinates: 58°31′31″N 06°29′46″E / 58.52528°N 6.49611°E / 58.52528; 6.49611Coordinates: 58°31′31″N 06°29′46″E / 58.52528°N 6.49611°E / 58.52528; 6.49611
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Rogaland
District Dalane
Municipality Lund
Elevation[1] 87 m (285 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 4462 Hovsherad

Eik is a village in Lund municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) north of the municipal centre of Moi. The small village lies in an area called Hovsherad on the north shore of the lake Hovsvatnet. The river Storåni runs through Eik.

Since 1981 it has had a station for worldwide Inmarsat access. It is part of a communication system that is used by Denmark, and other countries. The Eik treskofabrikk company is a clog factory also located in Eik.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eik, Lund (Rogaland)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2016-07-22.