Vanse

Parish in Farsund, Norway
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latitude58.098
longitude6.692
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latitude58.098
longitude6.692
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population
2,031
point in time
November 4, 2019
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elevation above sea level
6 metre
area
1.9 square kilometre
point in time
November 4, 2019
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1.83 square kilometre
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Vanse
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2/17/2006
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Vanse is a village in Farsund municipality in Vest-Agder county, Norway. The village is located about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) west of the town of Farsund and about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) east of the village of Vestbygd. The Farsund Airport, Lista is located just west of Vanse. The village was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Lista from 1838 until its dissolution in 1965. The old municipality was known as Vanse from 1838 until 1911. The 1.83-square-kilometre (450-acre) village has a population (2015) of 2,016 which gives the village a population density of 1,102 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,850/sq mi). Vanse Church is a medieval stone church, built in 1037 in the village of Vanse. A stone monument stands near the church. it is a memorial of fatalities during the Gunboat War (1807-1814). It is surrounded by authentic small cannons and a circle of stones with chain. A speech is held by this stone each year on Constitution Day, May 17.
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