Sogndal

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Sogndal is located in Norway
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Location of Sogndal in Norway
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Sogndal is a municipality in Norway. It is in Sogn og Fjordane county. It is on the northern shore of the Sognefjorden in the traditional district of Sogn. The village of Sogndalsfjøra (population 3,455 in 2012) is the administrative center of Sogndal municipality. Other villages include Kaupanger, Kjørnes, Fimreite, Nornes, and Fjærland. Sogndal Airport, Haukåsen is 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southwest of Kaupanger.

In 1917, a farmer in Sogndal plowed up the Eggja stone, a gravestone with runic inscriptions important for the history of the Old Norse language.

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