Leirvik is a town and the administrative centre of Stord municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The town lies along the southern coast of the large island of Stord, along the Hardangerfjorden. The town gained "town status" in 1997. The town includes the Eldøyane peninsula where the large Aker Solutions industrial area is located. Leirvik is the regional centre of the traditional district of Sunnhordland, and has many public services and offices such as the Sunnhordland District court and the Sunnhordland Museum, as well as many shops and restaurants. Stord Church and several schools such as Stord Upper Secondary School and Stord/Haugesund University College are all located in the town. The 9.52-square-kilometre (2,350-acre) town has a population (2013) of 13,478. This gives it a population density of 1,416 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,670/sq mi). The entire municipality has about 18,000 residents in it (2013), so Leirvik has over 70% of the total population of the municipality. Leirvik is also the largest urban area that is located in a municipality where Nynorsk is the preferred language form. Wikipedia
This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Leirvik in Norway is an ideal destination for a vacation! After your splendid visit to Leirvik, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Bergen. Add Bergen to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like The Flam Railway, Fjord Safari, Stegastein Viewpoint. Also, to reach Leirvik, you'll have to take a flight to Bergen; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Leirvik, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!
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