Sand, Rogaland

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Sand is a village and former municipality in Rogaland county, Norway.

The municipality was created by a split from Jelsa in 1859. At that time Sand had 1,600 inhabitants.

On 1 January 1965 Sand was incorporated into the neighboring municipality Suldal. Prior to the merger Sand had 1,135 inhabitants.[1]

The village Sand has a population of 1,157.[2] It is the administrative centre of Suldal municipality.


Coordinates: 59°29′12″N 6°15′4″E / 59.48667°N 6.25111°E / 59.48667; 6.25111