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Jelsa, Norway

Jelsa
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Jelsa is located in Rogaland
Jelsa
Jelsa
Location in Rogaland county
Jelsa is located in Norway
Jelsa
Jelsa
Jelsa (Norway)
Coordinates: 59°20′14″N 06°01′35″E / 59.33722°N 6.02639°E / 59.33722; 6.02639
CountryNorway
RegionWestern Norway
CountyRogaland
DistrictRyfylke
MunicipalitySuldal
Elevation1 m (3 ft)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
4234 Jelsa

Jelsa is a village in Suldal municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the inner part of the Boknafjorden, near the mouths of the Sandsfjorden and Erfjorden. The village is the site of a school, store, gas station, and some small stores. There was a barrel factory here until it closed in 2009. Jelsa Church is located in this village.

The village was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Jelsa which existed from 1838 until 1965.

The village lies along Norwegian county road 517, and it is a regular ferry stop on the route from Nedstrand-Hebnes-Foldøy-Jelsa.

References

  1. ^ "Jelsa, Suldal (Rogaland)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2015-05-19.