There is plenty of information about Stavanger available online, which can be very useful to those planning a trip to the Rogaland county of Norway.

            A good place to begin doing some preliminary research is on this Stavanger Information page, which was found through Wikipedia.  Here, one can obtain such background information as history and population statistics.

            This Stavanger Region Tourism website has lots of information that can be helpful to potential visitors.  Most travel related issues are covered here, including how to get there, where to stay, what to do, what to see, and where to eat.

            The Stavanger Web site is another valuable resource for information.  Amongst other things, this site has a Tourist Info link.  

            The Stavanger Guide website also has useful information, including a large collection of maps. 

            A good way to get to know an unfamiliar area better is by studying its geography.  Get started by looking at a Map of Norway, a Map of Rogaland County, and a Map of Stavanger.

            For weather information about Stavanger, check out this Ten Day Forecast, and this Monthly Weather Averages page.

            Although there are no foreign embassies located in Stavanger, many countries have a location somewhere in Norway (most in Oslo).   For a complete list, including contact and location information, check out this Foreign Embassies List.