|Sogn og Fjordane county|
|County||Sogn og Fjordane|
|• Total||0.32 km2 (0.12 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1 m (3 ft)|
|• Density||759/km2 (1,970/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|Post Code||5966 Eivindvik|
Eivindvik is the administrative centre of the municipality of Gulen in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. The village is located on the mainland, along the north shore of the Gulafjorden. It is also located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of the village of Dingja (and the lake Dingevatn), about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) northwest of the village of Dalsøyra, and about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) northeast of the village of Byrknes.
Eivindvik is the commercial centre of the municipality as well as the seat of government for the municipality. Gulen Church has been located in Eivindvik for centuries. The 0.32-square-kilometre (79-acre) village has a population (2013) of 243, giving the village a population density of 759 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,970/sq mi).
The municipality of Gulen was originally named after this village. There have been many spelling variations throughout the past few centuries: Evindvig, Evenvig, or Evenvik. The name of the municipality was officially changed to Gulen on 1 July 1890, but the village name remained as Eivindvik.
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