Foss-Eikeland

Foss-Eikeland or Foss Eikjeland is a village in the western part of the large Sandnes municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village lies just south of the city of Sandnes, just north of the river Figgjoelva and the municipal border. The neighboring village of Orstad (in Klepp municipality) lies to the south, across the river. The Ålgård Line previously had a station at Foss-Eikeland, but the railway line is currently closed, but not abandoned.

Foss-Eikeland

Foss Eikjeland
Fosseikeland
Village
View of the former railway station in Foss-Eikeland
View of the former railway station in Foss-Eikeland
Foss-Eikeland is located in Rogaland
Foss-Eikeland
Foss-Eikeland
Location in Rogaland county
Foss-Eikeland is located in Norway
Foss-Eikeland
Foss-Eikeland
Foss-Eikeland (Norway)
Coordinates: 58°48′05″N 05°43′47″E / 58.80139°N 5.72972°E / 58.80139; 5.72972Coordinates: 58°48′05″N 05°43′47″E / 58.80139°N 5.72972°E / 58.80139; 5.72972
CountryNorway
RegionWestern Norway
CountyRogaland
DistrictJæren
MunicipalitySandnes
Elevation24 m (79 ft)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
4323 Sandnes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Foss Eikjeland, Sandnes (Rogaland)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2016-03-31.