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'''Rogaland''' is a county on the [[West Norway|west coast]] of [[Norway]].  
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'''Rogaland''' is a county in [[West Norway]].  
  
 
==Regions==
 
==Regions==
  
Some towns and villages in the Jæren area:
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==Towns==
* [[Bore]]
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* [[Brusand]]
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* [[Bryne]]
 
* [[Bryne]]
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* [[Egersund]] Is the largest town in southern Rogaland.
 
* [[Figgjo]]
 
* [[Figgjo]]
* [[Ganddal]]
 
 
* [[Klepp]]
 
* [[Klepp]]
* [[Kvernaland]]
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* [[Haugesund]], approxemately 2 hours from Stavanger and 3 hours from [[Bergen]] (in [[Hordaland]]).
* [[Nærbø]]
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* [[Øksnavad]]
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* [[Orre]]
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* [[Orstad]]
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* [[Randaberg]]
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* [[Sola]]
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* [[Sandnes]]
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* [[Tananger]]
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* [[Varhaug]]
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* [[Vigrestad]]
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* [[Voll]]
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Other villages south of Jæren:
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* [[Hellvik]]
 
* [[Hellvik]]
 
* [[Ogna]]
 
* [[Ogna]]
* [[Sirevåg]]
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* [[Sandnes]]
 
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* [[Stavanger]], The largest town in Rogaland. Well known as an oil-town. Due to the oil, the town is very international. The town also have the newest university in Norway (founded in 2004).
==Cities==
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The largest town is [[Stavanger]], well known as an oil-town. Due to the oil, the town is very international. The town also have the newest university in Norway (founded in 2004).
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An other large town in Rogaland is [[Haugesund]], approxemately 2 hours from Stavanger and 3 hours from [[Bergen]] (in Hordaland). [[Egersund]] in the [[Dalane]] area is the largest town in southern Rogaland.
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==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
Close to Haugesund is the island [[Karmøy]] (which means "the island that gives shelter from the open sea") known for the Vikings. It is this fairway that has given Norway it's name.
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* [[Karmøy]] An island close to Haugesund. Karmøy means "the island that gives shelter from the open sea", known for the Vikings. It is this fairway that has given Norway it's name.
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
 
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===By plane===
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[[Stavanger]] airport ({{IATA|SVG}}), is an international airport. Flights to [[Amsterdam]], [[Bergen]], [[Copenhagen]], [[Kristiansand]] and [[Oslo]]. As well as other destinations. [[Haugesund]] airport ({{IATA|HAU}}), has among other, scheduled flights to [[Bergen]] and [[Oslo]].
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  

Revision as of 02:42, 18 January 2009

Rogaland is a county in West Norway.

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Towns

Other destinations

  • Karmøy An island close to Haugesund. Karmøy means "the island that gives shelter from the open sea", known for the Vikings. It is this fairway that has given Norway it's name.

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Stavanger airport (IATA: SVG), is an international airport. Flights to Amsterdam, Bergen, Copenhagen, Kristiansand and Oslo. As well as other destinations. Haugesund airport (IATA: HAU), has among other, scheduled flights to Bergen and Oslo.

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Rogaland specialities: Komla, smalaføtter (sheeps feet) and smalahove (sheeps head).

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Rogaland is as safe as the rest of Norway, if not even safer.

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