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Rogaland is a county in West Norway.
Rogaland can be divided into four traditional districts (listed from north to south).
- Egersund Is the largest town in southern Rogaland.
- Haugesund, approxemately 2 hours from Stavanger and 3 hours from Bergen (in Hordaland).
- 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).
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.
The Lysefjord with the Kjeragbolten.
Rogaland specialities: Komla, smalaføtter (sheeps feet) and smalahove (sheeps head).
Rogaland is as safe as the rest of Norway, if not even safer.