Aurland (Urban East Norwegian: [ˈæ̂ʉrlɑn]) is a municipality in the county of Vestland, Norway. It is located on the south side of the Sognefjorden in the traditional district of Sogn. The administrative center is the village of Aurlandsvangen. Other villages include Bakka, Flåm, Undredal, and Gudvangen.

The 1,468-square-kilometre (567 sq mi) municipality is the 60th largest by area out of the 356 municipalities in Norway. Aurland is the 292nd most populous municipality in Norway with a population of 1,781. The municipality's population density is 1.3 inhabitants per square kilometre (3.4/sq mi) and its population has increased by 5.9% over the previous 10-year period.In 2016, the chief of police for Vestlandet formally suggested a reconfiguration of police districts and stations. He proposed that the police station in Aurland be closed.

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  • Country

    🇳🇴 Norway
  • Languages

    Norwegian Nynorsk, Norwegian Bokmål, Sami
  • Currency

    Norwegian Krone – NOK – kr
  • Calling Codes

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