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'''Rogaland''' is situated on the [[West Norway|west coast]] of [[Norway]].  
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'''Rogaland''' is a county in [[West Norway]].  
  
 
==Regions==
 
==Regions==
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Rogaland can be divided into four traditional districts (listed from north to south).
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*[[Haugalandet]]
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*[[Ryfylke]] - Home to some of the most spectacular natural attractions in Norway
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*[[Jæren]] - Endless beaches and a surfer's paradise
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*[[Dalane]]
  
==Cities==
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==Towns==
 
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* [[Bryne]]
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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* [[Egersund]] Is the largest town in southern Rogaland.
 
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* [[Figgjo]]
An other large town in Rogaland is [[Haugesund]], approxemately 2 hours from Stavanger and 3 hours from [[Bergen]] (in Hordaland).  
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* [[Kleppe]]
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* [[Haugesund]], approxemately 2 hours from Stavanger and 3 hours from [[Bergen]] (in [[Hordaland]]).
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* [[Kopervik]]
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* [[Skudenes]]
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* [[Hellvik]]
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* [[Ogna]]
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* [[Sandnes]]
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* [[Sola]]
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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 has the newest university in Norway (founded in 2004).
  
 
==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 route that gave Norway its name ("the way to the north").
 
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* [[Orre]]
40 km south of Stavanger is [[Nærbø]] (South of [[Bryne]] and north of [[Varhaug]]
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==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==
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
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The Lysefjord with the Kjeragbolten.
  
 
===Itineraries===
 
===Itineraries===
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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Rogaland specialities: Komla, smalaføtter (sheeps feet) and smalahove (sheeps head).
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
  
 
==Stay safe==
 
==Stay safe==
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Rogaland is as safe as the rest of Norway, if not even safer.
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
 
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{{isIn|West_Norway}}
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{{isPartOf|West Norway}}
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[[Wikipedia:Rogaland]]

Revision as of 21:36, 28 April 2013

Rogaland is a county in West Norway.

Contents

Regions

Rogaland can be divided into four traditional districts (listed from north to south).

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 route that gave Norway its name ("the way to the north").
  • Orre

Understand

Talk

Get in

By plane

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

See

The Lysefjord with the Kjeragbolten.

Itineraries

Do

Eat

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

Drink

Stay safe

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

Get out

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