Storhaug

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Bydel Storhaug
Borough
Coat of arms of Bydel Storhaug
Coat of arms
Location within Stavanger municipality
Location within Stavanger municipality
Coordinates: 58°58′07″N 05°44′56″E / 58.96861°N 5.74889°E / 58.96861; 5.74889Coordinates: 58°58′07″N 05°44′56″E / 58.96861°N 5.74889°E / 58.96861; 5.74889
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Rogaland
District Jæren
City Stavanger
Area
 • Total 6.43 km2 (2.48 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 22 m (72 ft)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 16,544
 • Density 2,600/km2 (6,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 4014 Stavanger

Storhaug is a borough of the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. This borough includes the traditional city centre and main harbor along the Byfjorden. It is located east of Eiganes og Våland borough and south of the island borough of Hundvåg. The 6.43-square-kilometre (1,590-acre) borough has a population (2016) of 16,544. This gives the borough a population density of 2,573 inhabitants per square kilometre (6,660/sq mi).[2]

Neighbourhoods[edit]

Although the borders of "neighbourhoods" (delområder) do not correspond exactly to the borough borders, Storhaug roughly consists of the following neighbourhoods: Johannes, Nylund, Varden, Paradis, Bergjeland, and Øyane.

Politics[edit]

Storhaug borough is led by a borough council (bydelsutvalg). The council consists of 11 members, with the following party allegiances:[3]

Storhaug bydelsutvalg 2015–2019
Party Name Name in Norwegian Number of
representatives
  Labour Party Arbeiderpartiet 3
  Progress Party Fremskrittspartiet 2
  Conservative Party Høyre 2
  Christian Democratic Party Kristelig Folkeparti 1
  Red Party Rødt 1
  Liberal Party Venstre 2
Total number of members: 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stavanger" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2016-04-27. 
  2. ^ a b "Stavanger statistiker - bydeler" (in Norwegian). Stavanger kommune. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 2016-04-27. 
  3. ^ "Storhaug bydelsutvalg" (in Norwegian). Stavanger kommune. Retrieved 2016-04-27.