The Stavanger region consists of the districts and cities of Randaberg, Stavanger, Sandnes, Sulla, Yesdal, Klepp, Thieme and Ho.
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Stavanger itself is a large university city. Various educational and research institutions, institutes are located here, and in 2008 the city was also declared the European Capital of Culture.
Historical finds of the region are of considerable interest, many of which are associated with the Viking Age (from the bit in the Hafrsfjord in 872 to 1050). There are historical sites both in Sula and in Stavanger itself.