Krossneset

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Krossneset
Village
Krossneset is located in Hordaland
Krossneset
Krossneset
Location in Hordaland county
Krossneset is located in Norway
Krossneset
Krossneset
Krossneset (Norway)
Coordinates: 60°31′50″N 05°15′24″E / 60.53056°N 5.25667°E / 60.53056; 5.25667Coordinates: 60°31′50″N 05°15′24″E / 60.53056°N 5.25667°E / 60.53056; 5.25667
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Hordaland
District Nordhordland
Municipality Meland
Area
 • Total 0.59 km2 (0.23 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population
(2013)[1]
 • Total 514
 • Density 871/km2 (2,260/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
5918 Frekhaug

Krossneset is a village in Meland municipality, in Hordaland county, Norway. The village sits on the island of Flatøy, about half-way between the villages of Frekhaug (to the west) and Knarvik (to the east). The 0.59-square-kilometre (150-acre) village has a population (2013) of 514, giving the village a population density of 871 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,260/sq mi).[1][3]

The village sits at a major transportation cross-roads. The small island of Flatøy is the hub of a three-way bridge network that connects the entire Nordhordland district to the city of Bergen. The Krossnessundet Bridge connects to the island of Holsnøy to the west, the Hagelsund Bridge connects to the Lindås peninsula to the east, and the Nordhordland Bridge to Bergen to the south. The Hagelsund and Nordhordland bridges carry the European route E39 highway.

References

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Krossneset" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Krossneset" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2014-04-15.


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