Ogna

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Ogna
Village
View of the local beach
View of the local beach
Ogna is located in Rogaland
Ogna
Ogna
Ogna is located in Norway
Ogna
Ogna
Location in Rogaland county
Coordinates: 58°30′56″N 05°48′29″E / 58.51556°N 5.80806°E / 58.51556; 5.80806Coordinates: 58°30′56″N 05°48′29″E / 58.51556°N 5.80806°E / 58.51556; 5.80806
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Rogaland
District Jæren
Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 0.31 km2 (0.12 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 8 m (26 ft)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 360
 • Density 1,161/km2 (3,010/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 4364 Sirevåg

Ogna is a village in municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located immediately north of the village of Sirevåg on the shores of the Ognaelva river. The village was the administrative centre of the historic municipality of Ogna. The village is the site of Ogna Station, a railway station along the Sørlandet Line.[3]

The 0.31-square-kilometre (77-acre) village has a population (2015) of 360, giving the village a population density of 1,161 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,010/sq mi).[1]

Ogna is the site of the centuries-old Ogna Church. The little church, which dates back to the Middle Ages, was restored and added to after a fire in 1991. It is often open in the summer for visitors. Ogna also has beautiful sand beaches, and salmon fishing is very popular in the nearby river. Norwegian County Road 44, which also forms the tourist route known as the North Sea Road, passes through the village.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2015). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Ogna, Hå (Rogaland)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2016-06-05. 
  3. ^ a b Store norske leksikon. "Ogna – tettsted" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2016-06-05.