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Riska

Bydel Riska

Hommersand

Hommi
Coat of arms of Bydel Riska
Coat of arms
Location within Sandnes municipality
Location within Sandnes municipality
Coordinates: 58°55′N 05°50′E / 58.917°N 5.833°E / 58.917; 5.833
CountryNorway
RegionWestern Norway
CountyRogaland
DistrictJæren
CitySandnes
Area
 • Total66.5 km2 (25.7 sq mi)
Elevation61 m (200 ft)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total7,294
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
4310 Hommersåk

Riska is a borough of the city of Sandnes in Rogaland county, Norway. The borough sits in the northern part of the municipality, northeast of the city centre of Sandnes. The Gandsfjorden flows along the west side of the borough and the Høgsfjorden runs along the northeast side. The 66.5-square-kilometre (25.7 sq mi) borough has a population (2016) of 7,294.[2][3]

The main village of Riska is Hommersåk where the Riska Church and Old Riska Church are located. The local sports team is Riska IL. The island of Uskjo is part of the borough.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Riska, And they have a buetiful mountain called Li fjell.Sandnes (Rogaland)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2016-03-28.
  2. ^ a b "Sandnes i tall" (in Norwegian). Sandnes Municipality. Archived from the original on 2014-11-25. Retrieved 2016-03-30.
  3. ^ a b Store norske leksikon. "Riska" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2016-03-14.