Fjell

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Fjell kommune
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County Hordaland
Landscape Midhordland
Municipality NO-1246
Administrative centre Straume
Mayor (2003) Jan Utkilen (Sotralista)
Official language form Nynorsk
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Percentage
Ranked 358
148 km²
141 km²
0.05 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 45
19,613
0.43 %
23.7 %
139/km²
Coordinates Template:Coor dm
www.fjell.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway (http://www.ssb.no/english/municipalities/1246)

Fjell is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway.

The municipality consists of several islands west of Bergen, the major ones being Litle-Sotra, Sotra (the northern part) Bjorøy and Turøy. Due to the construction of the mainland bridge (Sotrabroen) in 1971, the population has grown from less than 7000 to almost 20,000, with the result being major traffic jams over the bridge every day. A highway that leads to the town centre of Bergen has reduced the traveling time to only fifteen minutes from the community centre at Straume on Litle-Sotra.

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Hordaland coat of arms

Askøy | Austevoll | Austrheim | Bergen | Bømlo | Eidfjord | Etne | Fedje | Fitjar | Fjell | Fusa | Granvin | Jondal | Kvam | Kvinnherad | Lindås | Masfjorden | Meland | Modalen | Odda | Os | Osterøy | Radøy | Samnanger | Stord | Sund | Sveio | Tysnes | Ullensvang | Ulvik | Vaksdal | Voss | Øygarden

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