Sandsfjord

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Sandsfjorden
Sandsfjord
Sandsfjorden is located in Rogaland
Sandsfjorden
Sandsfjorden
Location in Rogaland county
Location Rogaland county, Norway
Coordinates 59°27′37″N 6°12′54″E / 59.4604°N 6.2151°E / 59.4604; 6.2151Coordinates: 59°27′37″N 6°12′54″E / 59.4604°N 6.2151°E / 59.4604; 6.2151
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 25 kilometres (16 mi)

Sandsfjorden or Sandsfjord is a fjord in Suldal Municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 25-kilometre (16 mi) long fjord is the northernmost arm of main Boknafjorden in Rogaland county. The fjord begins at the confluence of the Saudafjorden and Hylsfjorden, just north of the village of Sand. It then travels to the southwest until it reaches the island of Foldøy, where the fjord joins the main Boknafjorden. The villages of Jelsa and Hebnes are located on either side of the mouth of the fjord.[1]

The Sandsfjord Bridge is under construction across the fjord near the village of Marvik. The bridge will open in the fall of 2015 and it will connect the Norwegian National Road 13 to the Norwegian County Road 46 and it will replace a ferry route across the fjord.

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Sandsfjorden" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2015-05-18.