Stavanger is in the county of Rogaland Norway. Stavanger was first established as a municipality in 1838, but is several years older as a settlement. Stavanger is considered the 4th largest city in Norway with 119,000 residents. A little aside: Stavanger is known as the “Petroleum Capital of Norway.’ The city is one of contradictions as it has both old and new influences on its architecture.
For those travelling to Stavanger you can expect the climate to be a mild one since the city is on the southwest coast of Norway. You have a maritime climate with rain at about 1200 mm per year. Most of the time temperatures will be above freezing even in winter. Summer is the most pleasant season with a lot of sun. Stavanger also boasts the longest growing season in Norway.