Hana, Norway

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Bydel Hana
Borough
Coat of arms of Bydel Hana
Coat of arms
Location within Sandnes municipality
Location within Sandnes municipality
Coordinates: 58°51′N 05°46′E / 58.850°N 5.767°E / 58.850; 5.767Coordinates: 58°51′N 05°46′E / 58.850°N 5.767°E / 58.850; 5.767
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Rogaland
District Jæren
City Sandnes
Area
 • Total 36.1 km2 (13.9 sq mi)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 8,196
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code 4309 Sandnes

Hana is a borough of the city of Sandnes in Rogaland county, Norway. The 36.1-square-kilometre (13.9 sq mi) borough is located just east of the city centre of Sandnes on the east side of the Gandsfjorden. It has a population (in 2016) of 8,196.[1]

Hanafjellet mountain is located in the northeastern part of the borough. Hana has a tourist attraction of a cave that was used by army during World War II. The local sports team is Hana IL. Hana Church is located in the borough also. The village of Vatne is in Hana as is the Vatneleiren military base.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sandnes i tall" (in Norwegian). Sandnes Municipality. Archived from the original on 25 November 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2011.