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Etnedal kommune
Image:NO 1211 Etnedal.svg
County Oppland
District Valdres
Municipality NO-1211
Administrative centre Bruflat
Mayor (2003) Jan Arild Berg (Sp)
Official language form Neutral
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Percentage
Ranked 220
459 km²
443 km²
0.14 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 378
1,410
0.03 %
-6.7 %
3/km²
Coordinates 60°58′N 9°39′E / 60.967, 9.65Coordinates: 60°58′N 9°39′E / 60.967, 9.65
www.etnedal.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway Image File history File links Etnedal_komm. ... Norway is divided into 19 administrative regions, called counties (fylker, singular - fylke, Nynorsk: singular and plural fylke; until 1918 known as singular and plural- amt), and 433 municipalities (kommuner - Nynorsk: kommunar). ... Oppland is a county in Norway, bordering Sør-Trøndelag, Møre og Romsdal, Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Akershus, Oslo and Hedmark. ... Norway may be divided into a number of traditional districts. ... View over Begnadalen from Lærskogen, with the large woodland ranging all over to Randsfjorden on the left and Hedalsfjella in the right background Valdres is a landscape in central, southern Norway, situated between Gudbrandsdal and Hallingdal. ... Norway is divided into 19 administrative regions, called counties (fylker, singular - fylke), and 431 municipalities/communes (kommuner). ... The ISO 3166-2 codes for Norway describe 19 counties (fylke). ... The Centre Party (Senterpartiet), is a Norwegian political party founded in 1920. ... Norwegian (norsk) is a North Germanic language spoken primarily in Norway, where it is an official language. ... Norwegian (norsk) is a North Germanic language spoken primarily in Norway, where it is an official language. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Etnedal is a municipality in the county of Oppland, Norway. Oppland is a county in Norway, bordering Sør-Trøndelag, Møre og Romsdal, Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Akershus, Oslo and Hedmark. ...


Etnedal was created as a new municipality January 1, 1894 - after the merger of the areas Nordre Etnedal (from Nord-Aurdal) and Bruflat (from Sør-Aurdal). County Oppland District Valdres Municipality NO-0542 Administrative centre Fagernes Mayor (2003) Svein Erik F. Hilmen (Sp) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 122 907 km² 850 km² 0. ... County Oppland District Valdres Municipality NO-0540 Administrative centre Bagn Mayor (2003) Knut Torgersen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 93 1,109 km² 1,071 km² 0. ...

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The name

The Norse form of the name was Etnardalr. The first element is the genitive case of the river name Etna (Norse Etn), the last element is dalr m 'valley, dale'. The meaning of the river name is unknown (maybe derived from etja 'push forward' or eta 'eat'). The North Germanic languages make up one of the three branches of the Germanic languages, a sub-family of the Indo-European languages, along with the West Germanic languages and the East Germanic languages. ... Etna river slightly north of the rock carvings at Møllerstufossen Etna river flows through Etnedal and Nordre Land muncipality in Oppland, Norway. ...


Coat-of-arms

The coat-of-arms is from modern times (1989). It shows the old Lunde bridge (see under).


Geography

Etnedal is bordered on the east by Nordre Land, on the south by Sør-Aurdal, and on the west and north by Nord-Aurdal. County Oppland Landscape Land Municipality NO-0538 Administrative centre Dokka Mayor (2003) Rolf Rønningen (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 112 955 km² 921 km² 0. ... County Oppland District Valdres Municipality NO-0540 Administrative centre Bagn Mayor (2003) Knut Torgersen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 93 1,109 km² 1,071 km² 0. ... County Oppland District Valdres Municipality NO-0542 Administrative centre Fagernes Mayor (2003) Svein Erik F. Hilmen (Sp) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 122 907 km² 850 km² 0. ...


Etnedal is part of the traditional district of Valdres in central, southern Norway, situated between Gudbrandsdal and Hallingdal. Valdres also includes the municipalities Nord-Aurdal, Sør-Aurdal, Øystre Slidre, Vestre Slidre, and Vang. Norway may be divided into a number of traditional districts. ... View over Begnadalen from Lærskogen, with the large woodland ranging all over to Randsfjorden on the left and Hedalsfjella in the right background Valdres is a landscape in central, southern Norway, situated between Gudbrandsdal and Hallingdal. ... Gudbrandsdalen is a valley and traditional district in the Norwegian fylke (county) of Oppland. ... Hallingdal is a valley and landscape in central, southern Norway, consisting of the municipalities Flå, Nes, Gol, Hemsedal, Ål and Hol. ... County Oppland District Valdres Municipality NO-0542 Administrative centre Fagernes Mayor (2003) Svein Erik F. Hilmen (Sp) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 122 907 km² 850 km² 0. ... County Oppland District Valdres Municipality NO-0540 Administrative centre Bagn Mayor (2003) Knut Torgersen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 93 1,109 km² 1,071 km² 0. ... County Oppland District Valdres Municipality NO-0544 Administrative centre Heggenes Mayor (2003) Gro Lundby (Ap) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 109 963 km² 881 km² 0. ... The municipality Vestre Slidre in the county of Oppland, Norway, had 2,269 inhabitants as of 1 January 2002. ... County Oppland Landscape Valdres Municipality NO-0545 Administrative centre Vang i Valdres Mayor (2003) Knut O. Haalien (Sp) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 50 1,505 km² 1,311 km² 0. ...


The river Etna flows through the municipality, then into Nordre Land municipality and then down into Randsfjorden. Etna river slightly north of the rock carvings at Møllerstufossen Etna river flows through Etnedal and Nordre Land muncipality in Oppland, Norway. ... County Oppland Landscape Land Municipality NO-0538 Administrative centre Dokka Mayor (2003) Rolf Rønningen (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 112 955 km² 921 km² 0. ... Randsfjorden is Norways fourth largest lake with an area of 138 km2. ...


Economics

Occupations in the municipality include animal husbandry and lumbering, but there is also some industry and tourism.


What to see in Etnedal Municipality

Lunde Bridge.
Lunde Bridge.

The old King's road to Bergen passes through this area. The Etnedal coat of arms shows the old stone bridge Lundebru, which is Northern Europe's largest stone-arch bridge. It was built in 1829 on the King's road. A portion of the King's road was refurbished and turned into a footpath in 1992 and is now a natural and cultural walking path. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 384 KB) Photo by — John Erling Blad (jeb) 01:32, 26 January 2006 (UTC) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Etnedal Metadata This file contains additional... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 384 KB) Photo by — John Erling Blad (jeb) 01:32, 26 January 2006 (UTC) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Etnedal Metadata This file contains additional...


External links

  • The Etnedal Municipality site, — in Norwegian

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Etnedal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (216 words)
Etnedal is a municipality in the county of Oppland, Norway.
Etnedal is bordered on the east by Nordre Land, on the south by Sør-Aurdal, and on the west and north by Nord-Aurdal.
Etnedal is part of the Valdres landscape in central, southern Norway, situated between Gudbrandsdal and Hallingdal.
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