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Eidsvik, Hordaland

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Country  Norway
County  Hordaland
Municipality  Kvinnherad
Elevation  22 m
Population  438 (2013)
Region  Western Norway
District  Sunnhordland
Time zone  CET (UTC+01:00)
Area  44 ha
Eidsvik, Hordaland

Eidsvik is a village in Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northwestern end of the island of Halsnøya, just west of the village of Sæbøvik. The village lies on a thin, narrow isthmus-like peninsula sticking out into the Hardangerfjorden.

Map of 5455 Eidsvik, Norway

Eid Church is located in this village, and the church serves the whole island of Halsnøy. Eidsvik Skipsbyggeri, a ship building facility is also located in this village. The village is most notable for being the site of the historic Halsnøy Abbey which are located in the western part of the village.

The 0.44-square-kilometre (110-acre) village has a population (2013) of 438, giving the village a population density of 995 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,580/sq mi). This makes it the second largest urban area on the island. The largest is Sæbøvik which is located just to the east.

References

Eidsvik, Hordaland Wikipedia


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