Undheim

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Undheim
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Undheim is located in Rogaland
Undheim
Undheim
Undheim is located in Norway
Undheim
Undheim
Location in Rogaland county
Coordinates: 58°40′56″N 05°46′40″E / 58.68222°N 5.77778°E / 58.68222; 5.77778Coordinates: 58°40′56″N 05°46′40″E / 58.68222°N 5.77778°E / 58.68222; 5.77778
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Rogaland
District Jæren
Municipality Time
Area[1]
 • Total 0.42 km2 (0.16 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 116 m (381 ft)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 497
 • Density 1,183/km2 (3,060/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 8680 Trofors

Undheim is a village in Time municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located in Jæren, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of the village of Ålgård, about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) southeast of the town of Bryne, and about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) east of the village of Nærbø. The village of Mossige lies just to the northwest of Undheim.[3]

The 0.42-square-kilometre (100-acre) village has a population (2015) of 497, giving the village a population density of 1,183 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,060/sq mi).[1]

The main economic activity in and around Undheim is agriculture. It is mainly centered around dairy, beef, pork, and sheep, as well as cultivating fungi and potatoes. The Norwegian poet and writer Arne Garborg (1851-1924) was born on a small farm just outside Undheim.[4] Undheim Church is located in the village.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2015). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Undheim, Time (Rogaland)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2016-06-01. 
  3. ^ a b Store norske leksikon. "Undheim" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2016-06-01. 
  4. ^ "Arne Garborg Biography". Retrieved 18 May 2015.