is the administrative center of the municipality of Sula
, and lays at end of the road on the north side of the island. The place is known for having raised famous musicians as Nils Petter Molvær,Robert Post
and the bands Ytre Suløens Jassensemble
and The Brazz Brothers
. It is also the home of New Orleans jazz vocalist Tricia "Sista Teedy" Boutte. The Devold factory is world famous for its "Devold blaatrøie" and is still producing knitwear on its own brand "Devold". Langevåg is surrounded by awesome scenery; mountains (Sulafjellet 796 m.o.h.), forest, lakes and of course (as it is situated on an island) a beautiful coastline. The City centre includes 56 shops, 6 gas stations, 5 schools, medical centre, retirement homes, office + service buildings, the "Devold factory" with museum factory outlet and a cosy café + guided tours.
There is a passenger ferry from Langevåg to Ålesund, and there is about a 35 minute drive to the city.