Madla

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Bydel Madla
Borough
Coat of arms of Bydel Madla
Coat of arms
Location within Stavanger municipality
Location within Stavanger municipality
Coordinates: 58°57′N 05°39′E / 58.950°N 5.650°E / 58.950; 5.650Coordinates: 58°57′N 05°39′E / 58.950°N 5.650°E / 58.950; 5.650
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Rogaland
District Jæren
City Stavanger
Area
 • Total 13.87 km2 (5.36 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 21,234
 • Density 1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 4045 Hafrsfjord

Madla is a borough of the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It lies in the western part of the city, along the coast of the Hafrsfjorden. The 13.87-square-kilometre (3,430-acre) borough has a population (2016) of 21,234. This gives the borough a population density of 1,531 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,970/sq mi).[2] The borough was added to the city of Stavanger in 1965 when the old municipality of Madla was merged into the city.[3]

There are three churches in the borough: Revheim Church, Madlamark Church, and Sunde Church.

Neighbourhoods[edit]

Although the borders of "neighbourhoods" (delområder) do not correspond exactly to the borough borders, Madla roughly consists of the following neighbourhoods: Madlamark, Hafrsfjord, Kvernevik, and Sunde.

Politics[edit]

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

Madla bydelsutvalg 2015–2019
Party Name Name in Norwegian Number of
representatives
  Labour Party Arbeiderpartiet 2
  Progress Party Fremskrittspartiet 1
  Conservative Party Høyre 2
  Christian Democratic Party Kristelig Folkeparti 1
  Pensioners' Party Pensjonistpartiet 1
  Centre Party Senterpartiet 1
  Socialist Left Party Sosialistisk Venstreparti 1
  Liberal Party Venstre 1
  Local Lists Lokale lister 1
Total number of members: 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Madla, Stavanger (Rogaland)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2016-04-25. 
  2. ^ a b "Stavanger statistiker - bydeler" (in Norwegian). Stavanger kommune. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 2016-04-13. 
  3. ^ Jukvam, Dag (1999). "Historisk oversikt over endringer i kommune- og fylkesinndelingen" (PDF) (in Norwegian). Statistisk sentralbyrå. 
  4. ^ "Madla bydelsutvalg" (in Norwegian). Stavanger kommune. Retrieved 2016-04-25.