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Hordaland (Norway)

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Flag of Hordaland image by Tomislav Šipek, 14 February 2017


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Description of the flag

Adopted on 1 December 1961.
Proportions 7:9.
Mark Sensen, 18 November 1995

Gules, under a royal crown two crossed axes Or. The motive is taken from a coat of arms from a letter talking about Haakon Magnusson's coronation in 1344.
Željko Heimer, 19 November 1995


Communes

The following communes are listed in this county (fylke). The codes following the names are assigned by Norway for statistical and administrative purposes.

The following are former municipalities of this county:

  • Arna (Haus) (1250)
  • Bremnes (1220)
  • Eidfjord (1232)
  • Evanger (1237)
  • Fana (1249)
  • Fjelberg (1213)
  • Hålandsdal (1239)
  • Hamre (1254)
  • Herdla (1258)
  • Kinsarvik (1231)
  • Laksevåg (1248)
  • Lindås (1263)
  • Manger (1261)
  • Moster (1218)
  • Røldal (1229)
  • Skånevik (1212)
  • Strandebarm (1226)
  • Strandvik (1240)
  • Sæbø (1262)
  • Ullensvang (1231)
  • Valestrand (1217)
  • Varaldsøy (1225)
  • Vikebygd (1215)
  • Vossestrand (1236)
  • Åsane (1255)

In addition, Ølen was transferred to Rogaland in 2002.