Stanghelle

Stanghelle is a village in Vaksdal municipality in Vestland county, Norway. The village lies along the Veafjorden at the mouth of the Hellestraumen (a small branch off the main fjord). The 0.39-square-kilometre (96-acre) village has a population (2019) of 791 and a population density of 2,028 inhabitants per square kilometre (5,250/sq mi).[1]

Stanghelle
Village
Stanghelle is located in Vestland
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Stanghelle
Location of the village
Stanghelle is located in Norway
Stanghelle
Stanghelle
Stanghelle (Norway)
Coordinates: 60°33′08″N 05°44′10″E / 60.55222°N 5.73611°E / 60.55222; 5.73611Coordinates: 60°33′08″N 05°44′10″E / 60.55222°N 5.73611°E / 60.55222; 5.73611
CountryNorway
RegionWestern Norway
CountyVestland
DistrictNordhordland
MunicipalityVaksdal
Area
 • Total0.39 km2 (0.15 sq mi)
Elevation6 m (20 ft)
Population
 (2019)[1]
 • Total791
 • Density2,028/km2 (5,250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
5724 Stanghelle
View of Stanghelle, looking northeast

The European route E16 highway runs through the village and the Bergen Line stops at the Stanghelle Station in this village. The village of Helle lies immediately northeast of Stanghelle, and the municipal centre of Dale lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) northeast of Stanghelle.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2019). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality". CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Stanghelle" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2 May 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)