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|Commune number :||1146|
|Province (county) :||Rogaland|
|Residents:||11,065 (Feb 27, 2020)|
|Population density :||26 inhabitants per km²|
|Language form :||Nynorsk|
|Mayor :||Sigmund Lier ( Ap ) (2015)|
|Location in the province of Rogaland|
Because of the poor living conditions in the region, Tysvær emigrated to America in the 19th century. Today a museum commemorates history (“Reisen til Amerika”).
The building blocks from Bausta, Hedlå, Kjempesver, Nessastøene, Øyraneset, Skårvamyrå, Store nessa and Toftøya are in the village.
The community center Aksdal is about 13 kilometers southeast of Haugesund. Aksdal is a transport hub. This is where the year-round E 134 via Haukeli to Oslo and the E 39, the coastal road between Stavanger and Bergen , meet. Aksdal has a cinema and a swimming pool.