Kirkehavn

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Kirkehamn
Kirkehavn
Village
View of the village on the island of Hidra
View of the village on the island of Hidra
Kirkehamn is located in Vest-Agder
Kirkehamn
Kirkehamn
Kirkehamn is located in Norway
Kirkehamn
Kirkehamn
Location of the village
Coordinates: 58°13′55″N 06°32′18″E / 58.23194°N 6.53833°E / 58.23194; 6.53833Coordinates: 58°13′55″N 06°32′18″E / 58.23194°N 6.53833°E / 58.23194; 6.53833
Country Norway
Region Southern Norway
County Vest-Agder
District Lister
Municipality Flekkefjord
Elevation[1] 3 m (10 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 4432 Hidrasund

Kirkehamn or Kirkehavn (literally: Church harbour) is a fishing village in Flekkefjord municipality in Vest-Agder county, Norway. The village is one of two harbours on the Norwegian island Hidra. Kirkehamn lies on the west end of the island, while the other harbour, Rasvåg lies on the south side of the island. The village was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Hidra which existed prior to 1965. Hidra Church is located in the village. The village is home to about 120 residents (as of 2015).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kirkehamn, Flekkefjord (Vest-Agder)". yr.no. Retrieved 2016-09-09. 
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Kirkehamn" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2016-09-09.