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Haugesund Destination Guide

Delve into Haugesund in Norway

Haugesund in the region of Rogaland with its 40,321 residents is located in Norway - some 194 mi or ( 313 km ) West of Oslo , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Haugesund

Local time in Haugesund is now 07:41 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Oslo " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Esbjerg, Vage, Sveio, Stavanger, and Mirza Rafi Sauda. While being here, you might want to check out Esbjerg . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Haugesund ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Subaru Justy at sea

1:03 min by jonarne85
Views: 11259 Rating: 5.00

17 mai Feires med stil !!! 17th of May is a Norwegian holiday, just like 4th of July in USA. ..

Happy New Year from Norway in HD

8:57 min by Paul Bergquist
Views: 5965 Rating: 4.75

Here is a compilation of great shots that never made it to the podcast in 2008. Thank you for your support through the year and see you back in 2009. For your free 720p high def (Apple TV compatible) ..


Norway in HD Podcast

0:29 min by Paul Bergquist
Views: 2990 Rating: 4.80

Crystal clear HD video podcast of Norwegian Fjords and other beautiful places in the Kingdom of Norway. ..

Dragon Harald Fairhair (Viking Longship)

3:46 min by Vidar Solaas
Views: 2474 Rating: 5.00

World's largest Viking longship, sailing past Avaldsnes. THIS VIDEO IS NOW AVAILABLE WORLD-WIDE AGAIN. ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Haugesund Stadion

Haugesund Stadion is a multi-purpose stadium in Haugesund, Norway. It is currently used mostly for football matches, and is the home ground of Norwegian Premier League team FK Haugesund and Second Division team SK Vard Haugesund. It is also used as an athletics venue for Haugesund IL. The venue hosted the Norwegian Athletics Championships in 1965 and 1981.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 59.41 5.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Athletics (track and field) venues in Norway, Event venues with year of establishment missing, FK Haugesund, Football venues in Norway, Multi-purpose stadiums in Norway, SK Vard Haugesund, Sport in Haugesund, Sports venues in Rogaland

Vibrandsøy

Vibrandsøy is an island which is part of the Haugesund municipality in Rogaland, Norway. The island lies west of the densely built-up Hasseløy. The island is now used as a recreational area. The island was part of the Torvastad municipality until 1965, and is the only part of the former municipality which was not incorporated into Karmøy. As such, the island is the newest part of the Haugesund municipality.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 59.42 5.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Haugesund, Islands of Rogaland

Haraldshaugen

Haraldshaugen is a national monument in Haugesund, Norway. The monument was erected during the millennial celebration of Norway's unification into one kingdom under the rule of King Harald I of Norway . Haraldshaugen was unveiled on July 18, 1872 by Crown Prince Oscar in connection with the one thousand year anniversary of the Battle of Hafrsfjord. The monument is designed by Norwegian architect Christian Christie.

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Located at 59.43 5.26 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Rogaland, Culture in Rogaland, Haugesund, Monuments and memorials in Norway, Visitor attractions in Rogaland

Karmsund

Karmsund is a strait dividing Karmøy and Haugesund municipalities in western Norway. The Karmsund Bridge linking Karmøy to the mainland was completed in 1955. Near the Norsk Hydro Factory three powerlines cross Karmsund on 143 metres tall electricity pylons, which are the tallest in Norway. The eddic poem Grímnismál says that Thor, the weather god, wades the straits at Karmsund every morning on his way to Yggdrasil, the tree of life.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 59.38 5.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Geography of Rogaland, Straits of Norway

Karmsund Bridge

Karmsund Bridge (in Norwegian Karmsund bru) over the Karmsund strait links Karmøy island in Rogaland to the Norwegian mainland. It is 691 meters in length and has a maximum span of 184 meters . It was completed in 1955.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 59.38 5.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Bridges completed in 1955, Bridges in Rogaland, Through arch bridges

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Haugesund