View of Nordnes (left) and Vågen from Fløyen
|• Total||0.20 km2 (0.08 sq mi)|
|• Density||9,100/km2 (24,000/sq mi)|
|As an unofficial area the population can't be fully determined|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
Nordnes is a peninsula and neighbourhood in the city centre of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The Vågen, Byfjorden, and Puddefjorden surround the peninsula. The Bergen Aquarium is located at the tip of the peninsula. The Norwegian Institute of Marine Research and Fredriksberg Fortress are also located on Nordnes. The Nykirken is the church located in this neighborhood.
The neighbourhood Nordnes includes approximately 50% of the peninsula. The neighbourhoods Strandsiden and Verftet, as well as parts of Nøstet, are also located on Nordnes.
One of the main recreation activities the locals do at Nordnes, is visiting the "Nordnes sjøbad"(Nordnes-sjøbad). This is an outdoor swimming facility with a heated pool and possibility to swim in the fjord. The "Nordnes sjøbad" is open from 18th May to 1th September.
- Official map of Bergen's traditional neighborhoods
- Hartvedt, Gunnar Hagen (1994). "Nordnes". Bergen byleksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. p. 340. ISBN 82-573-0485-9.
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