Manger, Norway

Manger is a village in Alver municipality in Vestland county, Norway. The village lies in the central part of the island of Radøy, along the Radfjorden. The village of Bøvågen lies about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the northwest and the village of Sæbø lies about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the southeast.[3]

Manger
Village
View of the village with Manger Church
View of the village with Manger Church
Manger is located in Vestland
Manger
Manger
Location of the village
Manger is located in Norway
Manger
Manger
Manger (Norway)
Coordinates: 60°38′29″N 05°02′29″E / 60.64139°N 5.04139°E / 60.64139; 5.04139Coordinates: 60°38′29″N 05°02′29″E / 60.64139°N 5.04139°E / 60.64139; 5.04139
CountryNorway
RegionWestern Norway
CountyVestland
DistrictNordhordland
MunicipalityAlver
Area
 • Total1.07 km2 (0.41 sq mi)
Elevation33 m (108 ft)
Population
 (2019)[1]
 • Total1,181
 • Density1,104/km2 (2,860/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
5936 Manger

The 1.07-square-kilometre (260-acre) village has a population (2019) of 1181 and a population density of 1,104 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,860/sq mi).[1]

Manger was the administrative center of Radøy municipality from 1964 until its dissolution in 2020 (when it was merged with Alver). Before 1964, the village was the administrative center of the municipality of Manger which existed from 1838 until 1964. Manger Church is located in the village.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2019). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Manger" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 10 April 2014.
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Manger – tettsted" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 9 April 2014.