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Bømlo kommune
Norway is divided into 19 administrative regions, called counties (fylker, singular - fylke, until 1918 known as amter, singular - amt), and 433 municipalities (kommuner). Oslo is considered as both a county and a municipality. There is some political disagreement on whether counties are a practical or indeed necessary level of administration... County Hordaland is a county in Norway, bordering Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Telemark and Rogaland. Hordaland is the third largest county after Akershus and Oslo. The county administration is in Bergen. Hordaland is almost semi-circular in shape. The district is located central on the western coast of the country, split... Hordaland
Landscape Sunnhordland
Norway is divided into 19 administrative regions, called counties (fylker, singular - fylke), and 433 municipalities (kommuner). Oslo (the capital) is considered as both a county and a municipality. There is also an alphabethical list of municipalities in Norway. Akershus Asker Aurskog-Høland Bærum Eidsvoll Enebakk Fet Frogn Gjerdrum... Municipality The ISO 3166-2 codes for Norway describe 19 counties (fylke). The first part of the code is the ISO 3166-1 country code NO for Norway, the second part is two-digit-numeric (with trailing zeros). The purpose of this family of standards is to establish a worldwide series... NO-1219
Administrative centre Svortland
Mayor (2003) Inge Reidar Kallevåg ( Høyre - Norwegian Conservative Party The Conservative Party (norwegian Høyre, H, meaning right) is a Norwegian right-wing party. Founded in 1884, it is Norways second oldest political party; the first chairman of the party was Emil Stang, and the current leader (since 2004) is Erna... H)
Official language form Nynorsk
Area is a quantity expressing the size of a region of space. Surface area refers to the summation of the areas of the exposed sides of an object. Units Units for measuring surface area include: square metre = SI derived unit are = 100 square metres hectare = 10,000 square metres square... Area
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246 Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. It is one of the SI derived units. 1 km² is equal to: the area of a square measuring 1 kilometre on each side 1 000 000 m2 100 hectares 0.386 102 square miles... km²
235 km²
0.08 %
In the most common sense of the word, a population is the collection of people—or organisms of a particular species—living in a given geographic area. Population is studied in a wide variety of ways and disciplines. In population dynamics, size, age and sex structure, mortality, reproductive... Population
 - Total ( 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. It was designated the: ) lands on Mars. January 8 - Queen Elizabeth II christens the ) lands on Mars. January 27 - The British government narrowly wins a House of Commons vote on the proposed introduction of tutition top-up fees... 2004)
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 - Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. However it is most frequently applied to living organisms, humans in particular. Population density is usually expressed in terms of items or organisms per unit area. Definitions of population density Population density, according to the definition above, depends... Density
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10,815
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To be merged: Latitude and longitude are arbitrary measurements used to describe any point on the Earth, or similar globe. Borrowing from theories of ancient Babylonians, later expanded by the famous Greek thinker and geographer Ptolemy, a full circle is assigned 360 degrees. Latitude is the term for the distance... Coordinates 59°46′ N 5°13′ E (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=59_46_N_5_13_E_type:adm2nd_region:NO-1219)
www.bomlo.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway (http://www.ssb.no/english/municipalities/1219)

Bømlo is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, The Kingdom of Norway is a Nordic country on the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula, bordering Sweden, Finland and Russia, with territorial waters bordering Danish and British waters. It has a very elongated form and has an extensive coastline along the North Atlantic Ocean, where Norways famous fjords... Norway.

Cable Ferry at Espevær in the municipality of Bømlo, Norway Image by User:Egil Use under Wikipedia terms granted File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. Click on date to download the file or see...
Cable Ferry at Espevær in the municipality of Bømlo, Norway Image by User:Egil Use under Wikipedia terms granted File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. Click on date to download the file or see... Enlarge
Chain ferry at Espevær

Bømlo is an An archipelago is a landform which consists of a chain or cluster of islands. Archipelagoes usually occur in the open sea; less commonly a large land mass may neighbour them. Archipelagos are often volcanic, forming along ocean ridges or hotspots, but there are many other processes involved in their construction... archipelago located west of Stord is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway. Stord is also the name of the island on which the municipality is located. The island consists of two municipalities, Stord in the south, and Fitjar in the north. The municipality of Stord consist of the southern part of the... Stord.


A extensive tunnel and bridge system, Trekantsambandet, The Triangle Link, is an extensive tunnel and bridge system in Norway, connecting the islands Stord and Bømlo to the mainland. It was opened on April 30, 2001. The main underwater tunnel, , 1077 m long, with a centre span of 677 m, the tower reaching 97 m above... Trekantsambandet, connected Bømlo to the mainland and neighboring island Stord is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway. Stord is also the name of the island on which the municipality is located. The island consists of two municipalities, Stord in the south, and Fitjar in the north. The municipality of Stord consist of the southern part of the... Stord on April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years). There are 245 days remaining. Events 313 - Roman emperor Licinius unifies the entire Eastern Roman Empire under his rule. 1492 - Spain gives Christopher Columbus his commission of exploration. 1671 - Petar Zrinski, the Croatian... April 30, 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. By strict interpretation of the Gregorian Calendar, 2001 is also the first year of the 21st century and the 3rd millenium. Popular culture, however, often views the year 2000 as holding this distinction. 2001 is also the year... 2001.


External links

  • Municipality web site (http://www.bomlo.kommune.no/)
  • Map  (http://www.bomlo-reiselivslag.no/engelsk/side09_fs.html)
  • Weather radar at Bømlo (http://met.no/radar/radar_bomlo.html)
  • Bømlo tourist information (http://www.bomlo-reiselivslag.no/engelsk/index.html)


Norway is divided into 19 administrative regions, called counties (fylker, singular - fylke), and 433 municipalities (kommuner). Oslo (the capital) is considered as both a county and a municipality. There is also an alphabethical list of municipalities in Norway. Akershus Asker Aurskog-Høland Bærum Eidsvoll Enebakk Fet Frogn Gjerdrum... Municipalities of Hordaland is a county in Norway, bordering Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Telemark and Rogaland. Hordaland is the third largest county after Akershus and Oslo. The county administration is in Bergen. Hordaland is almost semi-circular in shape. The district is located central on the western coast of the country, split... Hordaland

County Hordaland Landscape Midhordland Municipality NO-1247 Administrative centre Kleppestø Mayor (2003) Kari Manger ( Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 386 100 km² 94 km² 0.03 % Population  - Total ( 2004)  - Percentage  - Change (10 years... Askøy | The municipality Austevoll in the county of Norway, has 4,460 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. Categories: Municipalities of Norway ... Austevoll | The municipality Austrheim in the county of Norway, has 2,515 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. Categories: Municipalities of Norway ... Austrheim | County Hordaland Landscape Midhordland Municipality NO-1201 Administrative centre Bergen Mayor (2004) Herman Friele ( H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 215 465 km² 445 km² 0.14 % Population  - Total ( 2004)  - Percentage  - Change (10 years)  ... Bergen | Bømlo | Eidfjord is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway. It has 959 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. Eidfjord has two townships, Eidfjord and Øvre Eidfjord. Eidfjord is the municipality center situated by Eidfjorden, and is a major cruise harbour. Eidfjord has several wonderful tourist sites, like the Sima... Eidfjord | The municipality Etne in the county of Hordaland, Norway, has 3,966 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. External links Municipality Etne official website Map of Etne Categories: Municipalities of Norway ... Etne | The municipality and island Fedje in the county of Hordaland, in the western part of Norway has 659 inhabitants (Jan.1.2004). It has a total area of about 9 square kilometers. The population of the island community is decreasing due to the high percentage of people over 60 years... Fedje | Fitjar is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway, and has 2,921 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. The area has probably been inhabitated for around 10000 years. Fitjar is located at the northern end of the island of Stord. The other municipality on the island is Stord... Fitjar | The municipality Fjell in the county of Hordaland, Norway, has 19,613 inhabitants as of January 1, 2004. The municipality consists of several islands west of Bergen, the major ones being Litle-Sotra, Sotra (the western part ) Bjorøy and Turøy. Due to the construction of the mainland bridge... Fjell | The municipality Fusa in the county of Hordaland, Norway, has 3,723 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. External links Official homepage Categories: Municipalities of Norway ... Fusa | The municipality Granvin in the county of Hordaland, Norway, has 1,051 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. Categories: Municipalities of Norway ... Granvin | The municipality Jondal in the county of Hordaland, Norway, has 1,112 inhabitants as of January 1, 200 Categories: Municipalities of Norway ... Jondal | The municipality Kvam in the county of Hordaland, Norway, has 8,516 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. Categories: Municipalities of Norway ... Kvam | Kvinnherad is a municipality in Sunnhordaland, in the county of Hordaland, Norway. Kvinnherad is the 5th municipality in size in Hordaland. The total area is 1,137.2 sq. km, with a population of 13,158 (as of July 1, 2004) inhabitants. The largest town is Husnes, with about 6... Kvinnherad | Lindås | The municipality Masfjorden in the county of Hordaland, Norway, has 1,763 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. Categories: Municipalities of Norway ... Masfjorden | Meland is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway. It has 5 767 inhabitants as of January 1, 2004. The administrative centre is at Frekhaug, in the south-eastern part of the island Holsnøy, which makes for the larger part of the municipality. In addition a number of... Meland | The municipality Modalen in the county of Hordaland, Norway, has 345 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. Categories: Municipalities of Norway ... Modalen | Odda is a municipality and town in the county of Hordaland, Norway. It has 7,575 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. It is the centre of the landscape of Hardanger, located at the end of the Hardanger Fjord. In 1927 Erling Johnson did an invention at Odda in the... Odda | Os | Osterøy | Radøy | The municipality Samnanger in the county of Hordaland, Norway, has 2,343 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. Categories: Municipalities of Norway ... Samnanger | Stord is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway. Stord is also the name of the island on which the municipality is located. The island consists of two municipalities, Stord in the south, and Fitjar in the north. The municipality of Stord consist of the southern part of the... Stord | Sund is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway. It had 5,250 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. Categories: Municipalities of Norway ... Sund | The municipality Sveio in the county of Hordaland, Norway, has 4,683 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. Categories: Municipalities of Norway ... Sveio | The municipality Tysnes is a group of islands in the county of Hordaland, Norway. It is located south of Bergen where the Hardangerfjord and the coastal archipelago meet. As of January 1, 2002 it had 2,843 inhabitants. The largest of these islands, also named Tysnes, can be reached from... Tysnes | The municipality Ullensvang in the county of Hordaland, Norway, has 3,513 inhabitants as of January 1, 2004, which is a decrease of some 500 inhabitants since 1980. This development can be seen in light of the general depopulation of rural Norway. The major part of Ullensvangs 538 square... Ullensvang | Ulvik is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway,. The municipal stretches from the Hardanger Fjord to 1800 metres over sea. Ulvik is bordering the municipalities Granvin, Eidfjord, Ullensvang, Voss, Aurland and Hol. It takes around two hours to drive from Bergen to Ulvik. The nearest airport is Flesland... Ulvik | The municipality Vaksdal in the county of Hordaland, Norway, has 4,187 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. The name Vaksdal is derived from våg and dal, meaning bay and valley. Categories: Municipalities of Norway ... Vaksdal | The town and municipality Voss in the county of Hordaland, Norway, has 13,771 inhabitants and an area of 1 815,0 km² as of January 1, 2004. Voss is a skiing centre. The ski area, to the north of the town, is accessible via a cable car from the... Voss | County Hordaland Landscape Municipality NO-1259 Administrative centre Rong Mayor (2003) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 410 67 km² 64 km² 0.02 % Population  - Total ( 2004)  - Percentage  - Change (10 years)  - Density Ranked 232 3... Øygarden


 
 

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