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Eiganes og Våland is a borough of the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located just west of the city centre, north of the lake Mosvatnet, west of the lake Stokkavatnet, and south of the borough of Tasta. The 7.01-square-kilometre (1,730-acre) borough has a population (2015) of 23,616. This gives the borough a population density of 3,369 inhabitants per square kilometre (8,730/sq mi).[2] There are two churches in Eiganes og Våland: Stokka Church and Kampen Church.

Bydel Eiganes og Våland
Coat of arms of Bydel Eiganes og Våland
Coat of arms
Location within Stavanger municipality
Location within Stavanger municipality
Coordinates: 58°58′04″N 05°43′01″E / 58.96778°N 5.71694°E / 58.96778; 5.71694Coordinates: 58°58′04″N 05°43′01″E / 58.96778°N 5.71694°E / 58.96778; 5.71694
CountryNorway
RegionWestern Norway
CountyRogaland
DistrictJæren
CityStavanger
Area
 • Total7.01 km2 (2.71 sq mi)
Elevation51 m (167 ft)
Population
(2015)[2]
 • Total23,616
 • Density3,400/km2 (8,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
4009 Stavanger

NeighbourhoodsEdit

Although the borders of "neighbourhoods" (delområder) do not correspond exactly to the borough borders, Eiganes og Våland roughly consists of the following neighbourhoods: Våland, Eiganes, Kampen, and Stokka.

PoliticsEdit

Madla borough is led by a borough council (bydelsutvalg). The council consists of 11 members, with the following party allegiances:[3]

Eiganes og Våland bydelsutvalg 2015–2019
Party Name Name in Norwegian Number of
representatives
 Labour PartyArbeiderpartiet4
 Progress PartyFremskrittspartiet1
 Conservative PartyHøyre2
 Christian Democratic PartyKristelig Folkeparti1
 Centre PartySenterpartiet1
 Socialist Left PartySosialistisk Venstreparti1
 Liberal PartyVenstre1
Total number of members:11

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eiganes, Stavanger" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2016-04-13.
  2. ^ a b "Stavanger statistiker - bydeler" (in Norwegian). Stavanger kommune. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 2016-04-26.
  3. ^ "Eiganes og Våland bydelsutvalg" (in Norwegian). Stavanger kommune. Retrieved 2016-04-26.