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Rogaland is situated on the west-coast of Norway.  
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'''Rogaland''' is a county in [[West Norway]].  
  
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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==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]] - charming towns and villages, with a beautiful and geologically unique landscape
  
An other large town in Rogaland is Haugesund, approxemately 2 hours from Stavanger and 3 hours from Bergen (in Hordaland). 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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==Towns==
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* [[Bryne]]
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* [[Egersund]] is a charming town in south of Rogaland.
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* [[Figgjo]]
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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).
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==Other destinations==
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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]]
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==Understand==
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==Talk==
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==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]].
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==Get around==
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==See==
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The Lysefjord with the Kjeragbolten.
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===Itineraries===
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==Do==
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==Eat==
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Rogaland specialities: Komla, smalaføtter (sheeps feet) and smalahove (sheeps head).
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==Drink==
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==Stay safe==
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Rogaland is as safe as the rest of Norway, if not even safer.
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==Get out==
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{{isPartOf|West Norway}}
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[[Wikipedia:Rogaland]]

Latest revision as of 20:59, 21 June 2013

Rogaland is a county in West Norway.

Contents

Regions[edit]

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

  • Haugalandet
  • Ryfylke - Home to some of the most spectacular natural attractions in Norway
  • Jæren - Endless beaches and a surfer's paradise
  • Dalane - charming towns and villages, with a beautiful and geologically unique landscape

Towns[edit]

Other destinations[edit]

  • 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[edit]

Talk[edit]

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

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[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

The Lysefjord with the Kjeragbolten.

Itineraries[edit]

Do[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

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

Drink[edit][add listing]

Stay safe[edit]

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

Get out[edit]

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