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Type Political Subdivision
Usage Norwegian
Pronounced Pron. VEST-fawl  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the old name of the Olsofjord fold and the Norwegian word vest. The name means, "the region west of the fold."

Vestfold is a fylke (county) in Norway.

On 1 January 2020, Vestfold will merge with Telemark to form Telemark og Vestfold fylke.
Added 5/7/2019 by sep780
Edited 9/15/2020 by Mike C and sep780