Husavik

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Husavik
Village
Husavik is located in Hordaland
Husavik
Husavik
Husavik is located in Norway
Husavik
Husavik
Location in Hordaland county
Coordinates: 60°01′07″N 05°16′53″E / 60.01861°N 5.28139°E / 60.01861; 5.28139Coordinates: 60°01′07″N 05°16′53″E / 60.01861°N 5.28139°E / 60.01861; 5.28139
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Hordaland
District Midhordland
Municipality Austevoll
Elevation[1] 5 m (16 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 5396 Vestre Vinnesvåg

Husavik is a village in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on Vestre Vinnesvåg area on the southeastern shore of the island of Huftarøy, about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) northeast of the village of Vinnes and about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south of the farming village of Otterå. The village is a regular stop for a ferry service connecting the islands of Austevoll to the large island of Stord to the south, across the Selbjørnsfjorden. The village was one of the first villages in Austevoll to gain industrial jobs. An engine factory was built here in 1910.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Husavik, Austevoll (Hordaland)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2015-01-06.