Place:Finnøy, Rogaland, Norway

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NameFinnøy
TypeMunicipality
Located inRogaland, Norway
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Finnøy is an island municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Ryfylke. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Judaberg.

The municipality consists of a number of islands on the south side of the Boknafjorden, about northeast of the city of Stavanger. The Finnøy Tunnel connects the two islands of Finnøy and Talgje to the mainland. The rest of the islands are accessible only by boat.

Finnøy is an agricultural community dominated by dairy, meat, poultry, and fish farming products, with strong horticultural traditions, mainly greenhouse production of tomatoes, as well as some tourism.

The municipality is the 375th largest by area out of the 422 municipalities in Norway. Finnøy is the 256th most populous municipality in Norway with a population of 3,235. The municipality's population density is and its population has increased by 21.1% over the last decade.

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