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Rubbestadneset is located in Hordaland
Rubbestadneset is located in Norway
Location in Hordaland county
Coordinates: 59°48′56″N 05°16′05″E / 59.81556°N 5.26806°E / 59.81556; 5.26806Coordinates: 59°48′56″N 05°16′05″E / 59.81556°N 5.26806°E / 59.81556; 5.26806
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Hordaland
District Sunnhordland
Municipality Bømlo
 • Total 1.0 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 16 m (52 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 1,205
 • Density 1,205/km2 (3,120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 5420 Rubbestadneset

Rubbestadneset is a village in Bømlo municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on a peninsula on the eastern side of the island of Bømlo, about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) east of the municipal centre of Svortland. The Stokksundet strait lies to the east and the Innværfjorden lies to the south and west. The 1.0-square-kilometre (250-acre) village has a population (2013) of 1,205; giving the village a population density of 1,205 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,120/sq mi). This makes it the third largest village in the municipality.[1] Wichmann Diesel motors originate from Rubbestadneset. Rubbestadnes Upper Secondary School is located in the village.[3]

Notable residents[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Rubbestadneset, Bømlo (Hordaland)" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2015-02-19. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Rubbestadneset" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2015-02-19.