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PICTURES from KARMØY

The copper of the Statue of Liberty in New York came from Karmøy. A pearl in the West Located at the southernmost tip of Karmøy, where the lighthouses peer out ouer Skudefjord and the North Sea, lies the charming harbour and fishing village of Skudeneshavn.

 Kopervik  
kopervik

Kopervik is the "capital" of Karmøy, the largest town of the island and the administrative centre of the municipality of Karmøy. The City of Kopervik has approximately 8,500 inhabitants whilst the municipality as a whole has approximately 41.000 inhabitants.

The main industries are aluminium smelting and fishing. The charming mixture of old and new buildings sids by side hold many surprises. A guidebook describings walk through the town can be purchased.

 Miriam Wiksnes