Data from Statistics Norway Radøy is a former municipality in the Nordhordland district of the old Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality existed from until its dissolution in when it was merged into the new municipality of Alver in Vestland county.
The municipality included almost all of the island of Radøy plus many small surrounding islands.
The administrative centre of the municipality was the village of Manger. Prior to its dissolution inthe square-kilometre 43 sq mi municipality is the nd largest by area out of the municipalities in Norway. Radøy is the radøy single most populous municipality in Norway with a population of 5, Radøy was created as a new municipality on 1 January The new municipality was constructed from parts of several different municipalities:  all of the municipality of Manger population: 1, all of the municipality of Hordabø population: 1, the island of Bognøy from Herdla municipality population: 29 most radøy single the municipality of Sæbøexcept the Titland area on the Lindås peninsula population: the Sletta area on radøy single island of Radøy from Lindås municipality population: the Straume area on the island of Radøy and the small radøy single of Fesøy from Austrheim municipality population: 56 On 1 Januarythe neighboring municipalities of MelandRadøy, and Lindås were merged into a large, new municipality called Alver.
The first element is rǫð which means "row", "ridge", or "line" here in the sense that it is a "long radøy single sticking out of the ocean.
The last element, øy which means " island ", was added later as a suffix to the name. The official radøy single is " Ortwo oarlocks in pale sable " Norwegian : På gul grunn to svarte årekeipar.
This means the arms have a field background has a tincture of Or which means it is commonly colored yellow, but if it is made out of metal, then gold is used. The charge is a pair of oarlocksone above the other. Oarlocks are on the gunwale of a boat and they support the oar and give force to the rower's stroke.
Some of these kyrksæterøra single klubb have been found in several places in Radøy and the artifacts date back to the first century BC. The arms were designed by Even Jarl Skoglund. The municipal flag has the same design as the coat of arms.
The Church of Norway had one parish sokn within the municipality radøy single Radøy. It is part of the Nordhordland prosti deanery in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. Churches in Radøy.