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Jondal kommune
Locator map showing Jondal within Hordaland
County Hordaland
District
Municipality NO-1227
Administrative centre Jondal
Mayor (2003) John Skogseth (Ap)
Official language form Nynorsk
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Percentage
Ranked 326
210 km²
199 km²
0.06 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 402
1,073
0.02 %
-12.8 %
5/km²
Coordinates 60°16′N 6°19′E
www.jondal.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway Image File history File links Jondal_komm. ... Image File history File links NO_1227_Jondal. ... 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). ... Hordaland is a county in Norway, bordering Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Telemark and Rogaland. ... Norway may be divided into a number of traditional districts. ... 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 Norwegian Labour Party (Det norske Arbeiderparti, Arbeiderpartiet or DNA) is a left-wing political party in Norway. ... Norwegian is a Germanic language spoken primarily in Norway, where it is an official language. ... Norwegian is a Germanic language spoken in Norway. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... This article is about longitude and latitude; see also UTM coordinate system Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (vertically) and longitude (horizontally); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which...

Coordinates: 60°16′N 6°19′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


Jondal is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway. A municipality is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly referring to a city, town, or village, or a small grouping of them. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Hordaland is a county in Norway, bordering Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Telemark and Rogaland. ...


The name

The Norse form of the name was Jónardalr. The first element is an old rivername *Jón (now Jondalselvi), the last element is dalr m 'valley, dale'. The meaning of the rivername is unknown. Norse is an adjective relating things to Denmark, Norway, Iceland and Sweden. ...


Coat-of-arms

The coat-of-arms is from modern times (1987). It shows three hooks for log driving. Log driving was the main means of transport of logs in the early timber industry in North America. ...


Famous residents

The singer and actress Herborg Kråkevik is from Jondal. Herborg KrÃ¥kevik (born December 28, 1973) is a Norwegian singer and actress, known for her works with Norwegian folksongs and some stage works and many movies. ...



Municipalities of Hordaland Hordaland coat of arms

Askøy | Austevoll | Austrheim | Bergen | Bømlo | Eidfjord | Etne | Fedje | Fitjar | Fjell | Fusa | Granvin | Jondal | Kvam | Kvinnherad | Lindås | Masfjorden | Meland | Modalen | Odda | Os | Osterøy | Radøy | Samnanger | Stord | Sund | Sveio | Tysnes | Ullensvang | Ulvik | Vaksdal | Voss | Øygarden Norway is divided into 19 administrative regions, called counties (fylker, singular - fylke), and 431 municipalities/communes (kommuner). ... Hordaland is a county in Norway, bordering Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Telemark and Rogaland. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... County Hordaland Landscape Midhordland Municipality NO-1247 Administrative centre Kleppestø Mayor (2003) Kari Manger (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 386 100 km² 94 km² 0. ... County Hordaland District Midhordland Municipality NO-1244 Administrative centre Storebø Mayor (2003) Helge André NjÃ¥stad (Frp) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 376 117 km² 114 km² 0. ... County Hordaland Landscape Nordhordland Municipality NO-1264 Administrative centre Austrheim Mayor (2003) Ole Lysø (Ap) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 420 57 km² 57 km² 0. ... County Hordaland District Midhordland Municipality NO-1201 Administrative centre Bergen Mayor (2004) Herman Friele (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 215 465 km² 445 km² 0. ... County Hordaland District Sunnhordland Municipality NO-1219 Administrative centre Svortland Mayor (2003) Inge Reidar KallevÃ¥g (H) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 307 246 km² 235 km² 0. ... Eidfjord is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway. ... Image:NO 0434 Etne. ... County Hordaland District Nordhordland Municipality NO-1265 Administrative centre Fedje Mayor (2003) Erling Walderhaug(H) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 431 9 km² 9 km² 0. ... County Hordaland District Sunnhordland Municipality NO-1222 Administrative centre Fitjar Mayor (2003) Agnar Aarskog (Ap) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 361 143 km² 135 km² 0. ... County Hordaland District Midhordland Municipality NO-1246 Administrative centre Straume Mayor (2003) Jan Utkilen (Sotralista) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 358 148 km² 141 km² 0. ... County Hordaland Landscape Midhordland Municipality NO-1241 Administrative centre Eikelandsosen Mayor (2003) Hans S Vindenes (Sp) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 246 379 km² 355 km² 0. ... County Hordaland Landscape Hardanger Municipality NO-1234 Administrative centre Granvin Mayor (2003) Olav Seim (Sp) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 325 213 km² 205 km² 0. ... County Hordaland Landscape Municipality NO-1238 Administrative centre Norheimsund Mayor (2003) Astrid Kristin Selsvold (Ap) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 180 616 km² 580 km² 0. ... County Hordaland District Sunnhordland Municipality NO-1224 Administrative centre Rosendal Mayor (2003) Bjarne Berge (Tverrpol. ... County Hordaland Landscape Nordhordland Municipality NO-1263 Administrative centre Isdalstø Mayor (2003) Tove Linnea Brandvik (Ap) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 213 476 km² 457 km² 0. ... The municipality Masfjorden in the county of Hordaland, Norway, has 1,763 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. ... Meland is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway. ... County Hordaland Landscape Nordhordland Municipality NO-1252 Administrative centre Modalen Mayor (2003) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 236 412 km² 381 km² 0. ... County Hordaland Landscape Hardanger Municipality NO-1228 Administrative centre Odda Mayor (2003) Toralv Mikkelsen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 42 1,616 km² 1,478 km² 0. ... County Hordaland Landscape Midhordland Municipality NO-1243 Administrative centre Osøyro Mayor (2005) Terje Søviknes ( Frp) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 364 140 km² 134 km² 0. ... County Hordaland District Municipality NO-1253 Administrative centre LonevÃ¥g Mayor (2003 Kari F. Aakre) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 288 275 km² 270 km² 0. ... County Hordaland Landscape Nordhordland Municipality NO-1260 Administrative centre Manger Mayor (2003) Olav Steinar Namtvedt (Sp) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 379 112 km² 107 km² 0. ... County Hordaland Landscape Midhordland Municipality NO-1242 Administrative centre Tysse Mayor (2003) Marit A. Aase (KrF) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 290 269 km² 258 km² 0. ... County Hordaland District Sunnhordland Municipality NO-1221 Administrative centre Leirvik Mayor (2003) Magne Rommetveit (Ap) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 360 144 km² 137 km² 0. ... Marit grew up here. ... The municipality Sveio in the county of Hordaland, Norway, has 4,683 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. ... County Hordaland Landscape Sunnhordland Municipality NO-1223 Administrative centre Uggdal Mayor (2003) Helge Hauge (Sp) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 299 255 km² 245 km² 0. ... County Hordaland Landscape Hardanger Municipality NO-1231 Administrative centre Kinsarvik Mayor (2003) Solfrid Borge (Sp) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 61 1,399 km² 1,287 km² 0. ... County Hordaland Landscape Hardanger Municipality NO-1233 Administrative centre Ulvik Mayor (2003) Jon Olav Heggseth (Sp) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 153 721 km² 670 km² 0. ... County Hordaland Landscape Municipality NO-1251 Administrative centre Dalekvam Mayor (2003) Øivind Olsnes (H) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 154 716 km² 684 km² 0. ... County Hordaland District Municipality NO-1235 Administrative centre Vossevangen Mayor (2003) Bjørn Christensen (Ap) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 38 1,806 km² 1,732 km² 0. ... County Hordaland Landscape Municipality NO-1259 Administrative centre Tjeldstø Mayor (2003) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 410 67 km² 64 km² 0. ...


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FIFTH GENERATION (847 words)
Johannes Wulf Henrikson Torsnes was born on 16 Jul 1817 in Torsnes, Jondal, Strandebarm, Hordaland, Norway.
Johan Henrik Henrikson (Henrik) Torsnes was born on 12 Sep 1825 in Torsnes, Jondal, Strandebarm, Hordaland, Norway.
Nils Wulf Henrikson Jondall was born on 5 Oct 1832 in Øvre Myrlid in Torsnes, Jondal, Hardanger, Hordaland, Norway.
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