Sokndal

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Sokndal kommune
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County Rogaland
Landscape Dalane
Municipality NO-1111
Administrative centre Hauge i Dalene
Mayor (2005) Gudmund Holmen (Ap)
Official language form Neutral
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Percentage
Ranked 279
295 km²
267 km²
0.09 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 255
3,320
0.07 %
-5.4 %
12/km²
Coordinates Template:Coor dm
www.sokndal.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway (http://www.ssb.no/english/municipalities/1111)

Sokndal is a municipality in the county of Rogaland.

Sogndalstrand is a pittoresque, old fishing village, which may have inspired the municipality in becoming Norway's first member of Cittaslow.

In Hauge i Dalane, there is a titanium mine called Titania, supplying 10% of the world production of ilmenite.

The fjord Jøssingfjord, known for the Altmark Incident, is also located in Sokndal.

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Municipalities of Rogaland Rogaland coat of arms

Bjerkreim | Bokn | Eigersund | Finnøy | Forsand | Gjesdal | Haugesund | Hjelmeland |  | Karmøy | Klepp | Kvitsøy | Lund | Randaberg | Rennesøy | Sandnes | Sauda | Sokndal | Sola | Stavanger | Strand | Suldal | Time | Tysvær | Utsira | Vindafjord | Ølen

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