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Norheimsund is the administrative centre of the municipality of Kvam in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the northern side of the Hardangerfjord, about 80 kilometres (50 mi) from the city of Bergen. The village of Øystese lies about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) to the northeast and the village of Vikøy lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) southeast of Norheimsund. The village of Steine is a suburb, immediately to the west of Norheimsund. The 2.5-square-kilometre (620-acre) village has a population (2012) of 2,224; giving the village a population density of 890 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,300/sq mi), the largest settlement in the whole municipality. Norheimsund has a lot of tourist traffic, especially in the summers. The waterfall Steinsdalsfossen, as of 2006 the 6th most visited natural tourist attraction in Norway, is located in Steine, just west of Norheimsund. Norheimsund is the seat of municipal government and largest commercial center in the municipality with about 50 stores. There is also some industry in the village with factories, wood processing plants, and food processing plants. Norheimsund Church is located in the village. The Norheimsund Upper Secondary School is also located here. The waterfront area in Norheimsund has been redeveloped and beautified, and has won awards for development (in 2000) and for attractiveness (in 2013).


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Norheimsund in Norway is an ideal destination for a vacation! A gripping city on its own right, Bergen also deserves a visit. 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 Norheimsund, 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. Popular vacation packages of Norheimsund are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Norheimsund*

  • Living in Norheimsund - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 79.41 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Norheimsund

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Norheimsund

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.44 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 114.37 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 103.83 USD

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