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Type Political Subdivision
Usage Norwegian
Pronounced Pron. HAWR-dah-lahnd  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse hǫrðar, meaning (and old Germanic tribe) and lǫnd meaning "lands."

Hordaland was a fylke (county) in Norway.

On 1 January 2020, Hordaland merged with Sogn og Fjordane to form Vestland fylke.
Added 5/7/2019 by sep780
Edited 12/17/2022 by StingyKingPro and Mike C