Rogaland is mainly a coastal region with fjords, beaches, and islands, the principal island being Karmøy. Boknafjorden is the largest bay, with many fjords branching off from it.
The third largest urban area of Norway is located in Rogaland. Stavanger, along with Sandnes, Randaberg and Sola, is ranked above Trondheim
Cities/towns: Stavanger, Sandnes, Haugesund, Egersund, Sauda, Bryne, Kopervik, Vormedal and Skudeneshavn.
Karmøy has large deposits of copper (some of which was used in the construction of the Statue of Liberty). Rogaland is the most important region for oil and gas exploration in Norway, and is one of the country's most important agricultural districts.
Bays in Rogaland, Norway
Avaldsnes lies on the west coast of Norway, just north of modern Stavanger. Few people outside Norway know of the importance that Avaldsnes has played in European history. Avaldsnes is a former independent municipality of Rogaland fylke in Norway....
Skudeneshavn also known as Skudeneshamn, Skudesnes or Skudenes, the name of the parish in which it is located is a city on the southernmost tip of the island of Karmoy in Norway....