Land, Norway

Land is a traditional district in Oppland, 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.[1]

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

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