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)|
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 parish church, Nykirken i Bergen, is located in this neighborhood.
The neighbourhood of 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 is visiting Nordnes sjøbad. This is an outdoor swimming facility with a heated pool and possibility to swim in the fjord. Nordnes sjøbad is open from 18 May to 1 September.
- Hartvedt, Gunnar Hagen (1994). "Nordnes". Bergen byleksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. p. 340. ISBN 82-573-0485-9.
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