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Oystese

Oystese is a village in the municipality of Kvam in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located along the Hardangerfjord about 7 kilometres east of the municipal centre of Norheimsund. Norwegian County Road 7 passes through the village. The 1.89-squa ...

Radoy (island)

Radoy is an island in Vestland county, Norway. It is located east of Fedjefjorden in Alver Municipality. The island has an area of 110.7 square kilometres. The highest point of the island is the 217-metre tall Morkefjellet. The island lies in the ...

Reksteren

Reksteren is an island in the municipality of Tysnes in Vestland county, Norway. The island covers an area of 37.2 square kilometres. Its highest point is the 336-metre tall Bjornkletten. The island lies northwest of the larger island of Tysnesoy ...

Ringedalsvatnet

Ringedalsvatnet is a lake in Ullensvang Municipality in Vestland county, Norway. The 7-square-kilometre lake sits just east of the village of Skjeggedal and about 3.5 kilometres east from the village of Tyssedal, which sits on the shore of the So ...

Roldal (municipality)

Roldal is a former municipality in the southeastern corner of the old Hordaland county, Norway. The 719-square-kilometre municipality existed from 1838 until 1964 and it was located in the southeastern part of the present-day Ullensvang Municipal ...

Rong, Norway

Rong is the administrative centre of Oygarden municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Thats wright dontcha know. The village takes up most of the island of Rongoyna. The main road in the village is Norwegian county road 561 which runs north-sou ...

Rongoy

Rongoyna or Rongoy is an island in Oygarden municipality in northwestern Vestland county, Norway. The 2.7-square-kilometre island is located in the Oygarden archipelago, north of the island of Toftoyna, east of Ono, and south of Blomoyna. The vil ...

Rosendal, Norway

Rosendal is the administrative centre of the municipality of Kvinnherad in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southern shore of the Hardangerfjorden, about 4 kilometres north of the village of Dimmelsvik and about 10 kilometr ...

Rossland, Norway

Rossland is a village in Meland municipality, in Hordaland county, Norway. The village sits on the northern part of the island of Holsnoy, about 3 kilometres northeast of the coastal village of Io. The village lies along the shores of the Rosslan ...

Rubbestadneset

Rubbestadneset is a village in Bomlo municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on a peninsula on the eastern side of the island of Bomlo, about 6 kilometres east of the municipal centre of Svortland. The Stokksundet strait ...

Sæbo (municipality)

Sæbo is a former municipality in the old Hordaland county, Norway. The 27-square-kilometre municipality existed from 1924 until its dissolution in 1964. It was located in what is now Alver Municipality in Vestland county. It occupied the southern ...

Sæbovik

Sæbovik is a village in Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the narrow, western part of the island of Halsnoya, about 6 kilometres west of the village of Hoylandsbygd and immediately east of the village ...

Sagvåg

Sagvåg is a village in Stord municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southwest coast of the island of Stord, about 5 kilometres west of the town of Leirvik. The Stord Airport, Sorstokken lies about 2 kilometres nor ...

Sandfloegga

Sandfloegga or Sandfloeggi is a mountain in Ullensvang Municipality in southeastern Vestland county, Norway. It lies on the southern part of the vast Hardangervidda mountain plateau, and is the highest mountain on Hardangervidda when the borderin ...

Seim, Hordaland

Seim is a village in Lindås municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located at the innermost part of the Lurefjorden, about 10 kilometres north of the village of Knarvik and about 12 kilometres southeast of the island of Lygra. T ...

Seloyna

Seloyna or Seloy is an island in Oygarden municipality in Vestland county, Norway. The 8.7-square-kilometre island is the northernmost of the large populated islands in the Oygarden archipelago. It is connected to the island of Alvoyna by a short ...

Sima Valley

The Sima Valley is a river valley in the municipality of Eidfjord in Vestland county, Norway. The 8-kilometre long valley begins below Lake Rembesdal, with an elevation of 905 meters, which is one of the sources of the Sima River. The valley then ...

Skånevik

Skånevik is a former municipality in the old Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality existed from 1838 until its dissolution in 1965. It included the land surrounding both sides of the Skånevikfjorden and its smaller branches: the Åkrafjorden ...

Skånevik (village)

Skånevik is a village in Etne municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located along the Skånevikfjorden, near the entrance to the Åkrafjorden. The village lies across the fjord from the village of Utåker in neighboring Kvinnherad ...

Skare

Skare or Skarde is a village in Odda municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located about 15 kilometres straight south of the town of Odda and about 5 kilometres northwest of the village of Seljestad. The village sits at the jun ...

Skjelviki

Skjelviki is a small village in the municipality of Askoy in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located along the Herdlefjorden on the northern shore of the island of Askoy. It lies just north of the larger village of Hanevik.

Skogsvåg

Skogsvågen or Skogsvåg is the administrative centre of Sund municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the eastern coast of the island of Sotra in the northern part of the municipality, just northeast of the village of Ha ...

Slåtteroy Lighthouse

Slåtteroy Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse located in the municipality of Bomlo in southwestern Vestland county, Norway. It sits at the western entrance to the Selbjornsfjorden, marking an island-filled area northeast of Bomlo and northwest of ...

Sletta, Hordaland

Sletta is a rural linear village in the municipality of Radoy in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies on the northern side of the island of Radoy about a 50-minute drive north of the city of Bergen. There are about 400 inhabitants in the Sl ...

Softeland

Softeland or Syfteland is a village in Os municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It lies on the Bergen Peninsula, along the European route E39 highway, about 6 kilometres north of the municipal centre of Osoyro and about 20 kilometres south of ...

Sore Oyane

Sore Oyane is a village in the municipality of Os in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located on an archipelago in the Bjornafjorden, off the southwestern coast of Os, southeast of the larger island of Strono. The archipelago consists of four majo ...

Sorfjorden (Osteroy)

Sorfjorden is a 30-kilometre long fjord in Vestland county, Norway. The fjord flows around the west and south sides of the island of Osteroy, going through the municipalities of Osteroy, Bergen, and Vaksdal. The fjord begins at the village of Vak ...

Sotra

Sotra or Store Sotra is the name of a large island in Oygarden Municipality in Vestland county, Norway, located just west of the city of Bergen. It is part of a pair of islands called Sotra and Litlesotra that are part of a large archipelago stre ...

Sovik, Os

Sovik is a village in the municipality of Os in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies at the eastern end of the Lysefjorden, a short distance south of the city of Bergen. The area is notable for the ancient ruins of the Lyse Abbey, located o ...

Spissoy

Spissoy or Spyssoya is an island in Bomlo municipality in Vestland county, Norway. The 1.5-square-kilometre island lies at the confluence of the Stokksundet strait and the Hardangerfjorden. The island of Bomlo lies to the northwest, the island of ...

Stakkastadvatnet

Stakkastadvatnet is a lake on the border of Rogaland and Vestland counties in Norway. The 2.92-square-kilometre lake mostly lies in Rogaland along the municipal borders of Haugesund and Tysvær. A very small portion of the northern part of the lak ...

Stalheim

Stalheim is a village in the municipality Voss in Hordaland county, Norway. The small village lies along the European route E16 highway in the northeastern part of the municipality. The village sits at a high point in the inner part of the Næroyd ...

Stamneshella

Stamneshella or Stamnes is a village in Vaksdal municipality, Hordaland county, Norway. It is located along the northern part of the Veafjorden, at the entrance to the Bolstadfjorden. The village is an old church site, with records showing a chur ...

Stanghelle

Stanghelle is a village in Vaksdal municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies along the Veafjorden at the mouth of the Hellestraumen. The 0.4-square-kilometre village has a population of 783, giving the village a population densit ...

Stokksundet (Hordaland)

Stokksundet is a sound between the islands of Stord and Bomlo in Vestland county, Norway. It is about 15 kilometres long and it runs from the village of Koloyhamn in the north to the islands of Foyno, Nautoya, and Spyssoya in the south. The Diger ...

Stolma Bridge

The Stolma Bridge is a road bridge over the Stolmasundet strait in Austevoll municipality, Vestland county, Norway. It connects the islands of Stolmen and Selbjorn. The bridge is 467 metres long and has three spans, the largest of which is 301 me ...

Stolmen

Stolmen is an island in Austevoll municipality in Vestland county, Norway. The 7.9-square-kilometre island lies in a large archipelago just north of the Selbjornsfjorden. The island of Selbjorn lies to the east, the islands of Huftaroy and Hundvå ...

Storekalsoy

Storekalsoy or Stora Kalsoy is an island in Austevoll municipality in Vestland county, Norway. The 6-square-kilometre island lies northwest of the larger island of Hundvåko and just east of the Marstein Lighthouse. The northern part of the island ...

Strandebarm

Strandebarm is a former municipality in the old Hordaland county, Norway. The original municipality was large, spanning both sides of the central part of the Hardangerfjorden. It also included the island of Varaldsoy. Over time, the municipality ...

Strandvik

Strandvik is a village in the municipality of Bjornafjorden in Vestland county, Norway. The village lies on the northern shore of the Bjornafjorden, about 10 kilometres east of Osoyro and about the same distance southeast of the village of Fusa. ...

Strandvik (municipality)

Strandvik is a former municipality in the old Hordaland county, Norway. It existed from 1903 until its dissolution in 1964. The 143-square-kilometre municipality encompassed the southern part of present-day Bjornafjorden Municipality in Vestland ...

Straume, Fjell

Straume is the administrative center of Oygarden municipality in Vestland county, Norway. The village is located on the western part of the island of Litlesotra, just south of the village of Foldnes and southwest of the village of Knarrvika. Stra ...

Strusshamn, Hordaland

Strusshamn is an urban village in the municipality of Askoy in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies along the Byfjorden on the southern coast of the island of Askoy, just west of the large urban village of Kleppesto. Strusshamn is one of th ...

Sundal

Sundal or Sunndal is the largest village in the Mauranger district of Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southern shore of the Maurangsfjorden, south of Nordrepollen and Gjetingsdalen. The village o ...

Sunde, Kvinnherad

Sunde is a village in Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located along the Hardangerfjorden, just north of the island of Halsnoya. The northern entrance to the Halsnoy Tunnel is located in Sunde. The large urban v ...

Sunnhordland

Sunnhordland is a traditional district in the western region of Norway. The district consists of the southern coastal regions of Hordaland county. In includes the areas that surround the mouth of the Hardangerfjorden and the surrounding islands. ...

Sveio (village)

Sveio is the administrative centre of Sveio municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northwestern shore of the lake Vigdarvatnet, about half-way between the villages of Våga and Forde. The 0.88-square-kilometre vill ...

Svortland

Svortland or Bremnes is the administrative centre of Bomlo municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located in the north-central part of the island of Bomlo, about 6 kilometres west of the village of Rubbestadneset. The village su ...

Toftoyna

Toftoyna or Toftoy is an island in Oygarden municipality in Vestland county, Norway. The 7.5-square-kilometre island is the southernmost of the main islands of Oygarden. It is connected by bridge to the island of Rongoy, to the small island of Tu ...

Toska

Toska is an island in Alver Municipality in Vestland county, Norway. The 5-square-kilometre island lies just west of the island of Radoy in the Hjeltefjorden, at the entrance to the Radfjorden. A road connection from the village of Manger on Rado ...