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Ytrebygda bydel
Coat of arms of Ytrebygda bydel
Coat of arms
Map of the 8 boroughs of Bergen
Map of the 8 boroughs of Bergen
Coordinates: 60°17′31″N 05°16′37″E / 60.29194°N 5.27694°E / 60.29194; 5.27694Coordinates: 60°17′31″N 05°16′37″E / 60.29194°N 5.27694°E / 60.29194; 5.27694
RegionWestern Norway
 • Total38.45 km2 (14.85 sq mi)
Area rank4th
 8.6% of total
 • Total26,955
 • Rank7th
 • Density700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
 9.9% of total
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeNO-120106

Ytrebygda is a borough of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. The borough is the site of Bergen Flesland Airport.[1]


Ytrebygda is located southwest of the city center, south of the Grimstadfjorden and the lake Nordåsvannet. It was originally part of Fana municipality before Fana was incorporated into Bergen in 1972. Since then, it was part of the borough of Fana until 1990 when it became a separate borough. Ytrebygda borders Fana borough in the east and the Fanafjorden in the south.

Apart from the residential neighborhoods, Ytrebygda has a large office area in the Kokstad and Sandsli area, with large office buildings for companies such as StatoilHydro and Norsk Hydro. The city's airport, Bergen Airport, Flesland, is located in the western part of the borough. Just north of Airport Road is Siljustøl Museum. South of Airport Road is the Bergen Yacht Club (Bergens Seilforening), Golf Club and Fana Stadium. On the far south is Milde Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Fana College (Fana Folkehøgskule), and Store Milde.

Sandsli is a residential and commercial area in the borough of Ytrebygda. The area is part of the industrial area of Sandsli / Kokstad. This is also the districts and shopping center Fanatorget, Aurdalslia school, Skranevatnet school and Sandsli high school.

Villages and neighborhoods[edit]

The villages and neighborhoods in Ytrebygda include: Hjellestad, Søreidgrenda, Milde, and Steinsvik.

Local Attractions[edit]

Picture gallery[edit]


  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Ytrebygda" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2014-10-22.
  2. ^ Arboretum and Botanical Garden at Milde (Arboretum Milde)
  3. ^ Siljustøl (Arts Museums of Bergen)

Other sources[edit]

  • Hjellestad and Milde and Historical Society (1998). Herregarden Milde. Eigarane gjennom 290 år. 1530–1820; i Liv og lagnad i Neset (in Norwegian).

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