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View of Hardbakke (looking southwest)
View of Hardbakke (looking southwest)
Hardbakke is located in Sogn og Fjordane
Hardbakke is located in Norway
Location in Sogn og Fjordane county
Coordinates: 61°04′16″N 04°50′13″E / 61.07111°N 4.83694°E / 61.07111; 4.83694Coordinates: 61°04′16″N 04°50′13″E / 61.07111°N 4.83694°E / 61.07111; 4.83694
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Sogn og Fjordane
District Sogn
Municipality Solund
 • Total 0.26 km2 (0.10 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 3 m (10 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 295
 • Density 1,135/km2 (2,940/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 6924 Hardbakke

Hardbakke (English: "Hard Hill") is the administrative centre of the municipality of Solund in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. The village is located on the west side of the island of Sula, just across the strait from the island of Steinsundøyna. Hardbakke is located about halfway between the islet of Holmebåen and the village of Losnegard, the western- and eastern-most points in the municipality. The 0.26-square-kilometre (64-acre) village has a population (2013) of 295, giving the village a population density of 1,135 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,940/sq mi).[1] Hardbakke has an elementary school and a secondary school, as well as Solund Church.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Hardbakke" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2010-08-12. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Hardbakke" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-08-12.