Sørnes

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58°54'42"N
005°40'33"E
Country
 Norway
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Sørnes is a village in Sola municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located at the southeastern end of the Hafrsfjorden, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southwest of the city of Stavanger. The village is a part of the larger Stavanger/Sandnes metropolitan area. The village lies just west of the European route E39 highway and just a short distance north of the village of Solakrossen.A large proportion of the population commutes to work in nearby Stavanger. The village is named after the old Sørnes farm (Old Norse: Suđrnes). The first element is suđr which means "southern" and the last element is nes which means "headland".
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