Askvoll is the administrative centre of Askvoll Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. The village is located on the western coast of the mainland, just north of the mouth of the Dalsfjorden in the Sunnfjord region of the county. The village lies about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) west of the village of Holmedal and about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south of the village of Stongfjorden. The island of Atløyna lies a couple kilometres west of the village of Askvoll.
View of the village
|County||Sogn og Fjordane|
|• Total||0.69 km2 (0.27 sq mi)|
|Elevation||7 m (23 ft)|
|• Density||958/km2 (2,480/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
The 0.69-square-kilometre (170-acre) village has a population (2013) of 661, giving the village a population density of 958 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,480/sq mi). Askvoll village is the site of the municipal administration as well as a primary and secondary school. The local police office, dental care, nursing care, and veterinary care are all located here. The village also features various shops, hotels, banks, and pharmacies. Askvoll Church, built in 1863, is located in the village. Askvoll has been a church site since the Middle Ages.
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