Land, Norway

Summary

Land
The Dokka Delta, a nature reservoir close to Dokka.
The Dokka Delta, a nature reservoir close to Dokka.
CountryNorway
CountyInnlandet
RegionAustlandet
Adm. CenterDokka
Area
 • Total1,683 km2 (650 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total12,855
 • Density7.6/km2 (20/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Landing
Map of Land, Oppland.

Land is a traditional district in Innlandet (formerly Oppland),[1] Norway consisting of the municipalities Nordre Land and Søndre Land. In the early Viking Age, before Harald Fairhair, Land was a petty kingdom. Land is centered on the northern part of Randsfjorden. The parish of Land was a formannskapsdistrikt from 1837, and split into Nordre and Søndre Land in 1847. By the time of partition Land had a population of 9,199.[2]

References

  1. ^ moderniseringsdepartementet, Kommunal- og (7 July 2017). "Regionreform". Regjeringen.no. Archived from the original on 23 March 2018. Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Land – landskap i Oppland". snl.no.

Coordinates: 60°14′N 9°52′E / 60.233°N 9.867°E / 60.233; 9.867