Judaberg

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Location
59°10'18"N
005°52'33"E
Country
 Norway
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Judaberg is a village in Stavanger Municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located on the eastern shore of the island of Finnøy. The island is located on the south side of the Boknafjorden, northeast of the large city of Stavanger.The 0.74-square-kilometre (180-acre) village has a population (2019) of 850 and a population density of 1,149 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,980/sq mi). Judaberg is the commercial centre of the municipality with several small industries as well as shopping. The Rygjabø upper secondary school, the only high school in Finnøy is located here. The newspaper Øyposten has been published in Judaberg since 1999.Judaberg is a transportation hub of the island municipality with several ferry routes connecting to all the surrounding islands such as Ombo, Sjernarøyane, Halsnøya, and Fogn as well as to the village of Nedstrand on the mainland. There is also high speed ferry service to the city of Stavanger. Judaberg is connected to the mainland by road by a series of bridges and undersea tunnels including the Finnøy Tunnel, Mastrafjord Tunnel, and Byfjord Tunnel.Prior to 2020, the village was the administrative centre of the old Finnøy municipality.
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