Stanghelle

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Stanghelle
Village
Stanghelle is located in Hordaland
Stanghelle
Stanghelle
Stanghelle is located in Norway
Stanghelle
Stanghelle
Location in Hordaland county
Coordinates: 60°33′08″N 05°44′10″E / 60.55222°N 5.73611°E / 60.55222; 5.73611Coordinates: 60°33′08″N 05°44′10″E / 60.55222°N 5.73611°E / 60.55222; 5.73611
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Hordaland
District Nordhordland
Municipality Vaksdal
Area[1]
 • Total 0.4 km2 (0.2 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 783
 • Density 1,958/km2 (5,070/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 5724 Stanghelle

Stanghelle is a village in Vaksdal municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies along the Veafjorden at the mouth of the Hellestraumen (a small branch off the main fjord). The 0.4-square-kilometre (99-acre) village has a population (2013) of 783, giving the village a population density of 1,958 inhabitants per square kilometre (5,070/sq mi).[1]

View of Stanghelle, looking northeast

The European route E16 highway runs through the village and the Bergensbanen railway line stops at the Stanghelle Station in this village. The village of Helle lies immediately northeast of Stanghelle, and the municipal centre of Dale lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) northeast of Stanghelle.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Stanghelle" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2014-05-02.