Holvik, Vågsøy

Holvik or Holvika (sometimes spelled Holevik) is a small village on the south side of the island of Vågsøy in Kinn Municipality in Vestland county, Norway. It is situated along the Vågsfjorden, a part of the large Nordfjorden. The village is located about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) southwest of the town of Måløy and about 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) east of the village of Vågsvåg.

Holvika

Holvik
Village
Holvik i Vågsøy i Sogn og Fjordane.jpg
Holvika is located in Vestland
Holvika
Holvika
Location in Vestland county
Holvika is located in Norway
Holvika
Holvika
Holvika (Norway)
Coordinates: 61°55′46″N 5°04′46″E / 61.9294°N 5.0795°E / 61.9294; 5.0795Coordinates: 61°55′46″N 5°04′46″E / 61.9294°N 5.0795°E / 61.9294; 5.0795
CountryNorway
RegionWestern Norway
CountyVestland
DistrictNordfjord
MunicipalityKinn Municipality
Area
 • Total0.19 km2 (0.07 sq mi)
Elevation11 m (36 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total308
 • Density1,621/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
6700 Måløy

The 0.19-square-kilometre (47-acre) village has a population (2018) of 308 and a population density of 1,621 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,200/sq mi).[1]

During World War II, Operation Archery took place in and around Holvik and Måløy.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2018). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Holvika, Vågsøy (Sogn og Fjordane)". yr.no. Retrieved 2019-10-12.