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Ål

Municipality in Buskerud, Norway / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Ål is a municipality in Buskerud county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Hallingdal. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Ål. The parish of Aal was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). The area of Hol was separated from the municipality of Aal in 1877 to become a separate municipality.

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Ål Municipality
Ål kommune
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Flag of Ål Municipality
Coat of arms of Ål Municipality
Buskerud within Norway
Buskerud within Norway
Ål within Buskerud
Ål within Buskerud
Coordinates: 60°37′49″N 8°33′40″E
CountryNorway
CountyBuskerud
DistrictHallingdal
Administrative centreÅl
Government
  Mayor (2015)Solveig Vestenfor (Labour Party)
Area
  Total1,171 km2 (452 sq mi)
  Land1,081 km2 (417 sq mi)
  Rank#85 in Norway
Population
 (2015)
  Total4,716
  Rank#207 in Norway
  Density4/km2 (10/sq mi)
DemonymÅling[1]
Official language
  Norwegian formNynorsk
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeNO-3328[3]
WebsiteOfficial website
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Village of Ål in winter

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