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

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse upp meaning "up, upper" and lǫnd meaning "lands." The inner regions of Norway were called Upplǫnd in Norse times.

Oppland was a fylke (county) in Norway.

On 1 January 2020, Oppland merged with Akershus and Buskerud to form Viken fylke.
Added 5/7/2019 by sep780
Edited 12/17/2022 by StingyKingPro, Mike C and sep780