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TypeLocal newspaper
Founder(s)Kristian Hus and
Torfinn Myklebust
EditorTomas Bruvik (2010 -)
FoundedJanuary 3, 1973 (1973-01-03)
Political alignmentNeutral
LanguageNorwegian, nynorsk
HeadquartersHusnes, Kvinnherad
Circulationapprox. 5000

Kvinnheringen is the local newspaper for the county of Kvinnherad in Western Norway. It was founded and first released in 1973, and today has a circulation of approx. 5000. It is released on a tri-weekly basis, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.[1] In addition to its hard copy circulation, the newspaper also delivers its paper digitally to readers in the entire world. It also has a strong Facebook following, with more than 3000 members, almost 60% of its total circulation.[2]

The paper is the recipient of the 17th European Newspaper Award in the category of local newspaper.[3]


  1. ^ Store norske leksikon
  2. ^ Kvinnheringens Official Facebook Page
  3. ^ "17th European Newspaper Award: Main prize winners from Norway, Spain, Belgium and Portugal". Publicitas. 18 November 2015. Retrieved 20 May 2016.[permanent dead link]

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