Vågsvåg

Vågsvåg is a village in Kinn Municipality in Vestland county, Norway. It is located on the southern shore of the island of Vågsøy along the Vågsfjorden, a part of the main Nordfjorden. The village looks across the fjord towards the island of Husevågøy.[3]

Vågsvåg
Village
View of the Vågsberget handelsstad, along the shore in Vågsvåg
View of the Vågsberget handelsstad, along the shore in Vågsvåg
Vågsvåg is located in Vestland
Vågsvåg
Vågsvåg
Location in Vestland
Vågsvåg is located in Norway
Vågsvåg
Vågsvåg
Vågsvåg (Norway)
Coordinates: 61°56′15″N 5°02′52″E / 61.9374°N 5.0478°E / 61.9374; 5.0478Coordinates: 61°56′15″N 5°02′52″E / 61.9374°N 5.0478°E / 61.9374; 5.0478
CountryNorway
RegionWestern Norway
CountyVestland
DistrictNordfjord
MunicipalityKinn Municipality
Area
 • Total0.25 km2 (0.10 sq mi)
Elevation6 m (20 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total204
 • Density816/km2 (2,110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
6700 Måløy

Vågsvåg is located about 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) northwest of the village of Holvika, and about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) west of the town of Måløy. The Hendanes Lighthouse lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) north of Vågsvåg.

The 0.25-square-kilometre (62-acre) village has a population (2018) of 204 and a population density of 816 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,110/sq mi).[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2018). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality". CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Vågsvåg, Vågsøy (Sogn og Fjordane)". yr.no. Retrieved 2019-10-12. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Vågsvåg" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-09-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)