Vestland

Vestland
Myklebustdalen
Myklebustdalen
Vestland within Norway
Vestland within Norway
CountryNorway
CountyVestland
RegionWestern Norway
County IDNO-46
Area
 • Total33,870.99 km2 (13,077.66 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2020)
 • Total636,533[1]
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Websitevlfk.no

Vestland is a county in Norway established on 1 January 2020.[2][3] It consists of the former counties of Hordaland and Sogn og Fjordane, with the exception of Hornindal municipality, which became part of Volda municipality in Møre og Romsdal county.[4]

Municipalities[]

Vestland County has a total of 43 municipalities:[5]

No. Municipality No. Name Created Former Municipality No. Former County
1 4601 Bergen 1 January 1972 1201 Bergen Hordaland
2 4602 Kinn 1 January 2020 1401 Flora
1439 Vågsøy
Sogn og Fjordane
3 4611 Etne 1 January 2020 1211 Etne Hordaland
4 4612 Sveio 1 January 2020 1216 Sveio
5 4613 Bømlo 1 January 2020 1219 Bømlo
6 4614 Stord 1 January 2020 1221 Stord
7 4615 Fitjar 1 January 2020 1222 Fitjar
8 4616 Tysnes 1 January 2020 1223 Tysnes
9 4617 Kvinnherad 1 January 2020 1224 Kvinnherad
10 4618 Ullensvang 1 January 2020 1227 Jondal
1228 Odda
1230 Ullensvang
11 4619 Eidfjord 1 January 2020 1232 Eidfjord
12 4620 Ulvik 1 January 2020 1233 Ulvik
13 4621 Voss 1 January 2020 1234 Granvin
1235 Voss
14 4622 Kvam 1 January 2020 1238 Kvam
15 4623 Samnanger 1 January 2020 1242 Samnanger
16 4624 Bjørnafjorden 1 January 2020 1241 Fusa
1243 Os
17 4625 Austevoll 1 January 2020 1244 Austevoll
18 4626 Øygarden 1 January 2020 1245 Sund
1246 Fjell
1259 Øygarden
19 4627 Askøy 1 January 2020 1247 Askøy
20 4628 Vaksdal 1 January 2020 1251 Vaksdal
21 4629 Modalen 1 January 2020 1252 Modalen
22 4630 Osterøy 1 January 2020 1253 Osterøy
23 4631 Alver 1 January 2020 1256 Meland
1260 Radøy
1263 Lindås
24 4632 Austrheim 1 January 2020 1264 Austrheim
25 4633 Fedje 1 January 2020 1265 Fedje
26 4634 Masfjorden 1 January 2020 1266 Masfjorden
27 4635 Gulen 1 January 2020 1411 Gulen Sogn og Fjordane
28 4636 Solund 1 January 2020 1412 Solund
29 4637 Hyllestad 1 January 2020 1413 Hyllestad
30 4638 Høyanger 1 January 2020 1416 Høyanger
31 4639 Vik 1 January 2020 1417 Vik
32 4640 Sogndal 1 January 2020 1418 Balestrand
1419 Leikanger
1420 Sogndal
33 4641 Aurland 1 January 2020 1421 Aurland
34 4642 Lærdal 1 January 2020 1422 Lærdal
35 4643 Årdal 1 January 2020 1424 Årdal
36 4644 Luster 1 January 2020 1426 Luster
37 4645 Askvoll 1 January 2020 1428 Askvoll
38 4646 Fjaler 1 January 2020 1429 Fjaler
39 4647 Sunnfjord 1 January 2020 1430 Gaular
1431 Jølster
1432 Førde
1433 Naustdal
40 4648 Bremanger 1 January 2020 1438 Bremanger
41 4649 Stad 1 January 2020 1441 Selje
1443 Eid
42 4650 Gloppen 1 January 2020 1445 Gloppen
43 4651 Stryn 1 January 2020 1449 Stryn

References[]

  1. ^ https://www.ssb.no/en/befolkning/statistikker/folkemengde
  2. ^ "Arealstatistikk for Norge". Kartverket (in Norwegian Bokmål). 2013-03-08. Retrieved 2020-01-02.
  3. ^ "19 fylker blir til 11 – dette skal de hete (19 counties becoming 11 – this will be their names)" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2019-05-28.
  4. ^ "Navn på nye kommuner (Name of new municipalities)" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2019-05-28.
  5. ^ List of Norwegian municipality numbers