Stord

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Stord kommune
County Hordaland
Landscape Sunnhordland
Municipality NO-1221
Administrative centre Leirvik
Mayor (2003) Magne Rommetveit (Ap)
Official language form Nynorsk
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Percentage
Ranked 360
144 km²
137 km²
0.04 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 60
16,405
0.36 %
5.6 %
120/km²
Coordinates Template:Coor dm
www.stord.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway (http://www.ssb.no/english/municipalities/1221)

Stord is a municipality and town in the county of Hordaland, Norway.

Stord is also the name of the island on which the municipality is located. The island consists of two municipalities, Stord in the south, and Fitjar in the north.

The municipality of Stord consist of the southern part of the Stord island, in addition to the island of Huglo, Storsøya and Tanøy.

Aker Stord, situated south of Leirvik, is the biggest wharf in Norway. Aker Stord has built and mated the biggest oil production plattforms in the world, Gullfaks C. and Troll.

An extensive tunnel and bridge system, Trekantsambandet, connected Stord to the mainland and to Bømlo on April 30 2001.


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Hordaland coat of arms

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