Askøy is an island in county, . Located directly north-west of , parts of the island functions as a suburb of the city. However, particularly the northern and western parts of the 30 km long island have beautiful rural landscapes, culminating in the small island community of Herdla, linked to Askøy by a short bridge.
Photo: Jpfagerback, BSD.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a suspension bridge which crosses the Byfjorden between the municipalities of and Askøy in Vestland county, . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

was a mountain fort strategically located by the main shipping channel of the Byfjorden leading to Bergen, Norway. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Askøy Municipality in Vestland county, . Photo: 3s, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a mountain in the city of in Vestland county, . Photo: Aqwis, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is the second largest city in and the most popular gateway to the fjords of West Norway. Photo: Gatm, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an urban settlement in the borough of in the municipality of in Vestland county, .

is a mountain in the city of in Vestland county, . Photo: Shark, CC BY-SA 3.0.


60.4092° or 60° 24' 33" north
5.226° or 5° 13' 33.6" east
Open Location Code
3 metres (10 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Albanian: Askøy
  • Arabic: Askøy
  • Asturian: Askøy
  • Asturian: Askøy kommune
  • Asturian: conceyu d'Askøy (Noruega)
  • Banjar: Askøy
  • Basque: Askøy
  • Bishnupriya: আসকায়
  • Catalan: Askøy
  • Cebuano: Askøy
  • Chinese: Askøy
  • Chinese: 阿斯克于
  • Chinese: 阿斯克於
  • Danish: Askøy
  • Dutch: Askoy
  • Dutch: Askøy
  • Esperanto: Askøy
  • Estonian: Askoy vald
  • Estonian: Asköy vald
  • Estonian: Askøy vald
  • Finnish: Askoy
  • Finnish: Asköy
  • Finnish: Askøy
  • French: Askoy
  • French: Askøy
  • German: Askoy
  • German: Asköy
  • German: Askøy
  • Hungarian: Askøy
  • Icelandic: Askøy
  • Indonesian: Askoey
  • Indonesian: Askoy
  • Indonesian: Askøy
  • Italian: Askoy
  • Italian: Askøy
  • Javanese: Askøy
  • Latin: Askøy
  • Limburgan: Askøy
  • Lithuanian: Askojus
  • Low German: Kommun Askøy
  • Malay: Askøy
  • Min Nan Chinese: Askøy
  • Northern Sami: Askøy
  • Norwegian: Askøy
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Askøy
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Askøy kommune
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Askøy
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Askøy kommune
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Askøyværing
  • Persian: آسکوی
  • Polish: Askoy
  • Polish: Askøy
  • Portuguese: Askoy
  • Portuguese: Askøy
  • Romanian: Askoy
  • Romanian: Askøy
  • Romanian: Askřy
  • Russian: Аскёй
  • Slovenian: Askoy
  • Slovenian: Askøy
  • Spanish: Askoy
  • Spanish: Askøy
  • Swahili: Askøy
  • Swedish: Asköy
  • Swedish: Askøy
  • Swedish: Askøy kommun
  • Vietnamese: Askøy
  • Waray (Philippines): Askøy

Other Places Named Askøy

  • Askøy, Western Norway
  • Island, Askøy, Western Norway

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