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Village of Stamnes
View of the village
View of the village
Stamneshella is located in Hordaland
Location in Hordaland county
Stamneshella is located in Norway
Stamneshella (Norway)
Coordinates: 60°39′51″N 05°44′59″E / 60.66417°N 5.74972°E / 60.66417; 5.74972Coordinates: 60°39′51″N 05°44′59″E / 60.66417°N 5.74972°E / 60.66417; 5.74972
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Hordaland
District Nordhordland
Municipality Vaksdal
Elevation[1] 22 m (72 ft)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code 5727 Stamnes

Stamneshella or Stamnes is a village in Vaksdal municipality, Hordaland county, Norway. It is located along the northern part of the Veafjorden, at the entrance to the Bolstadfjorden. The village is an old church site, with records showing a church in this village dating back to the early 14th century. The present Stamnes Church was built in 1861. The village also has a shop, a daycare centre, and a preschool. There a small bridge over the Bolstadfjorden on the eastern end of the village. It connects to a small residential area on the other side of the fjord that is surrounded by mountains and the fjord. About 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) northwest of the village lies the Kallestadsundet Bridge, which connects the mainland to the island of Osterøy, across the Veafjorden.


  1. ^ "Stamneshella" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2014-05-03.