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Coat of arms of the municipality of Klepp
Klepp (Norway)
Basic data
Commune number : 1120
Province  (county) : Rogaland
Administrative headquarters: Kleppe
Coordinates : 58 ° 47 '  N , 5 ° 36'  E Coordinates: 58 ° 47 '  N , 5 ° 36'  E
Height : 1 moh.
Surface: 113.49 km²
Residents: 19,588  (Feb 27, 2020)
Population density : 173 inhabitants per km²
Language form : Nynorsk
Railway connection: Jærbanen
Mayor : Sigmund Rolfsen  ( Sp ) (2019)
Location in the province of Rogaland
Location of the municipality 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 church in Kleppe

The municipality is located in the Jæren region . Neighboring municipalities are in the south, Time in the south and east and Sola and Sandnes in the north.

The Krosshaug von Klepp is located on the 102 m high Tinghaug, south of Klepp.

Jærens Rev

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

Web links

Commons : Klepp  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Statistisk sentralbyrå - Befolkning