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Skjoldastraumen

Skjoldastraumen
Village
Skjoldastraumen is located in Rogaland
Skjoldastraumen
Skjoldastraumen
Location in Rogaland county
Skjoldastraumen is located in Norway
Skjoldastraumen
Skjoldastraumen
Skjoldastraumen (Norway)
Coordinates: 59°25′55″N 05°36′49″E / 59.43194°N 5.61361°E / 59.43194; 5.61361
CountryNorway
RegionWestern Norway
CountyRogaland
DistrictHaugaland
MunicipalityTysvær
Elevation23 m (75 ft)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
5567 Skjoldastraumen

Skjoldastraumen is a village in Tysvær municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located along the Skjoldafjorden, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of the village of Grinde and about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) northwest of the village of Yrke. The village lies on one of the narrowest parts of the fjord, where there is a set of locks on the fjord to raise and lower boats. The village is the site of the Skjoldastraumen Church.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Skjoldastraumen, Tysvær (Rogaland)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2015-09-21.
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Skjoldastraumen" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2015-09-21.