Tysnes

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Tysnes kommune
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County Hordaland
Landscape Sunnhordland
Municipality NO-1223
Administrative centre Uggdal
Mayor (2003) Helge Hauge (Sp)
Official language form Nynorsk
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Percentage
Ranked 299
255 km²
245 km²
0.08 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 284
2,812
0.06 %
-2.0 %
11/km²
Coordinates Template:Coor dm
www.tysnes.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway (http://www.ssb.no/english/municipalities/1223)

Tysnes is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway. It consists of a group of islands, located south of Bergen where the Hardangerfjord and the coastal archipelago meet.

The largest of these islands, also named Tysnes, can be reached from the mainland either by ferry to the town of Våge in the north of the island or by the bridge constructed on the eastern side of the island.

Tysnes is a popular vacation destination. The best way to spend the summer there is to rent summer houses or cottages.

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Municipalities of Hordaland Missing image
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Hordaland coat of arms

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