Help Wikitravel grow by contributing to an article! Learn how.
New users, please see Help or go to the Pub to ask questions.

Difference between revisions of "Rogaland"

From Wikitravel
West Norway : Rogaland
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 1: Line 1:
'''Rogaland''' is situated on the [[West Norway|west coast]] of [[Norway]].  
'''Rogaland''' is a county 1on the [[West Norway|west coast]] of [[Norway]].  

Revision as of 13:43, 26 July 2008

Rogaland is a county 1on the west coast of Norway.



Some towns and villages in the Jæren area:

Other villages south of Jæren:


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).

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.

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.



Get in

Get around





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


Stay safe

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

Get out

This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!



Destination Docents

In other languages