Espevær located just west of Bømlo in Hordaland county, western edge of the coast. Espevær is a characteristic fishing village that is rich in culture. In the middle of the 1800 it could be 20 000 to 30 000 people on the island when the herring came. Today the population of about 130 Espevær is a viable society. The island has a shop, post office, bank, restaurant / pub, a kindergarten and school.