Hillevåg

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Bydel Hillevåg
Borough
Coat of arms of Bydel Hillevåg
Coat of arms
Location within Stavanger municipality
Location within Stavanger municipality
Coordinates: 58°56′40″N 05°44′40″E / 58.94444°N 5.74444°E / 58.94444; 5.74444Coordinates: 58°56′40″N 05°44′40″E / 58.94444°N 5.74444°E / 58.94444; 5.74444
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Rogaland
District Jæren
City Stavanger
Area
 • Total 8.08 km2 (3.12 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2015)[2]
 • Total 19,681
 • Density 2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 4016 Stavanger

Hillevåg is a borough of the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located southwest of the city centre, south of the lake Mosvatnet, and north of the borough of Hinna. Hillevåg was a part of the old municipality of Hetland until 1965. The borough has residential areas as well as some industrial areas. The University of Stavanger and the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate are located in Hillevåg also.[3] The 8.08-square-kilometre (2,000-acre) borough has a population (2016) of 19,681. This gives the borough a population density of 2,436 inhabitants per square kilometre (6,310/sq mi).[2]

Neighbourhoods[edit]

Although the borders of "neighbourhoods" (delområder) do not correspond exactly to the borough borders, Hillevåg roughly consists of the following neighbourhoods: Ullandhaug, Vaulen, Kvalaberg, Tjensvoll, and Bekkefaret.

Politics[edit]

Hillevåg borough is led by a borough council (bydelsutvalg). The council consists of 11 members, with the following party allegiances:[4]

Hillevåg bydelsutvalg 2015–2019
Party Name Name in Norwegian Number of
representatives
  Labour Party Arbeiderpartiet 3
  Progress Party Fremskrittspartiet 1
  Conservative Party Høyre 2
  Christian Democratic Party Kristelig Folkeparti 1
  Green Party Miljøpartiet De Grønne 1
  Centre Party Senterpartiet 1
  Liberal Party Venstre 2
Total number of members: 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hillevåg, Stavanger" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2016-04-27. 
  2. ^ a b "Stavanger statistiker - bydeler" (in Norwegian). Stavanger kommune. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 2016-04-27. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Hillevåg" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2016-04-27. 
  4. ^ "Madla bydelsutvalg" (in Norwegian). Stavanger kommune. Retrieved 2016-04-27.