Sand, Rogaland

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Sand
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Sand is located in Rogaland
Sand
Sand
Sand is located in Norway
Sand
Sand
Location in Rogaland county
Coordinates: 59°29′04″N 06°15′03″E / 59.48444°N 6.25083°E / 59.48444; 6.25083Coordinates: 59°29′04″N 06°15′03″E / 59.48444°N 6.25083°E / 59.48444; 6.25083
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Rogaland
District Ryfylke
Municipality Suldal
Area[1]
 • Total 1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 4 m (13 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 1,149
 • Density 1,149/km2 (2,980/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 4230 Sand

Sand is the administrative centre of the municipality of Suldal in Rogaland county, Norway. The village lies on the shore of the Sandsfjorden at the mouth of the river Suldalslågen, just south of the mouth of the Hylsfjorden. The 1-square-kilometre (250-acre) village has a population (2013) of 1149, giving the village a population density of 1,149 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,980/sq mi).[1][3]

The Norwegian National Road 13 runs through the eastern part of the village. Sand Church is also located in the village.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Sand, Suldal (Rogaland)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2015-05-20. 
  3. ^ a b Store norske leksikon. "Sand – tettsted i Suldal" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2015-05-20.