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|Commune number :||1120|
|Province (county) :||Rogaland|
|Height :||1 moh.|
|Residents:||19,588 (Feb 27, 2020)|
|Population density :||173 inhabitants per km²|
|Language form :||Nynorsk|
|Mayor :||Sigmund Rolfsen ( Sp ) (2019)|
|Location in the province of Rogaland|
Klepp is a municipality in the Norwegian Fylke Rogaland about 25 km south of Stavanger . The administrative center is the town of Kleppe. Other places in the municipality are Orre , Orstad , Pollestad , Verdalen and Voll .
The Krosshaug von Klepp is located on the 102 m high Tinghaug, south of Klepp.
At the westernmost point of the municipality, the Jærens Rev , a dangerous sandbank with changing contours for shipping, extends up to two nautical miles into the North Sea ; it had a reputation as a ship graveyard for centuries.
Sons and daughters of the commune
- Frederik Diderik Sechmann Fleischer (1783–1849), merchant
- Borgen Bøe (1908–1941) Resistance fighter against the National Socialist occupation