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Vestre Bokn

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Location  Rogaland, Norway
Width  5.5 km (3.42 mi)
Highest point  Boknafjellet
Elevation  293 m
Municipality  Bokn
Length  10 km (6 mi)
Highest elevation  293 m (961 ft)
County  Rogaland
Area  36 km²
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Vestre Bokn is an island in Bokn municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 36-square-kilometre (14 sq mi) island is the main island of the municipality. It lies on the northern side of the Boknafjorden at the southern end of the Karmsundet strait. Vestre Bokn lies between the islands of Karmøy (to the west) and Austre Bokn and Ognøya (to the northeast). The main population centre on the island is the village of Føresvik, the administrative centre of the whole municipality. There are about 661 inhabitants on the island (as of 2014).

Map of Vestre Bokn, 5561 Bokn, Norway

Vestre Bokn is connected to the mainland via a series of bridges on the European route E39 highway which connect to Austre Bokn, then to Ognøya, and then to the mainland. There is a regular ferry route from the island across the Boknafjorden to the island of Rennesøy, which in turn is connected to the city of Stavanger by a series of roads, bridges, and tunnels.

References

Vestre Bokn Wikipedia


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