Vågsvåg

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Vågsvåg
Village
View of the Vågsberget handelsstad, along the shore in Vågsvåg
View of the Vågsberget handelsstad, along the shore in Vågsvåg
Vågsvåg is located in Sogn og Fjordane
Vågsvåg
Vågsvåg
Vågsvåg is located in Norway
Vågsvåg
Vågsvåg
Location in Sogn og Fjordane
Coordinates: 61°56′16″N 05°02′55″E / 61.93778°N 5.04861°E / 61.93778; 5.04861Coordinates: 61°56′16″N 05°02′55″E / 61.93778°N 5.04861°E / 61.93778; 5.04861
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Sogn og Fjordane
District Nordfjord
Municipality Vågsøy Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 0.37 km2 (0.14 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 207
 • Density 559/km2 (1,450/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 6700 Måløy

Vågsvåg is a village in Vågsøy Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located on the southern shore of the island of Vågsøy along the Vågsfjorden, a part of the main Nordfjorden. The village looks across the fjord towards the island of Husevågøy.[3]

Vågsvåg is located about 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) northwest of the village of Holvika, and about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) west of the town of Måløy. The Hendanes Lighthouse lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) north of Vågsvåg.

The 0.37-square-kilometre (91-acre) village has a population (2012) of 207, giving the village a population density of 559 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,450/sq mi).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2012). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality". 
  2. ^ "Vågsvåg" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2013-09-23. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Vågsvåg" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-09-23.