Vikedal

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Vikedal

Vikadal
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Vikedal is located in Rogaland
Vikedal
Vikedal
Location in Rogaland county
Vikedal is located in Norway
Vikedal
Vikedal
Vikedal (Norway)
Coordinates: 59°29′52″N 05°54′21″E / 59.49778°N 5.90583°E / 59.49778; 5.90583Coordinates: 59°29′52″N 05°54′21″E / 59.49778°N 5.90583°E / 59.49778; 5.90583
CountryNorway
RegionWestern Norway
CountyRogaland
DistrictRyfylke
MunicipalityVindafjord
Area
 • Total0.77 km2 (0.30 sq mi)
Elevation3 m (10 ft)
Population
(2013)[1]
 • Total436
 • Density566/km2 (1,470/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
5583 Vikedal

Vikedal or Vikadal is a village in Vindafjord municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the krosfjorden, about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) south of the village of Sandeid and about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) northwest of the village of Imslandsjøen. Vikedal Church is located in this village.[3]

The village has a long history of boat-building. The village was the administrative center of the old municipality of Vikedal which existed from 1838 until 1965.[3]

The 0.77-square-kilometre (190-acre) village has a population (2013) of 436, giving the village a population density of 566 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,470/sq mi).[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Vikadal, Vindafjord (Rogaland)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2015-06-17.
  3. ^ a b Store norske leksikon. "Vikedal – tettsted" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2015-06-18.