Place:Norddal, Møre og Romsdal, Norway

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NameNorddal
TypeMunicipality
Coordinates62.283333°N 7.433333°E
Located inMøre og Romsdal, Norway
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Eidsdal
Valldal
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Norddal is a municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It covers the easternmost part of the Sunnmøre region along the border with Oppland county. The municipal center of the municipality is the village of Sylte (also known as Valldal) in the Valldalen valley.

Norddal covers an area with several distinct valleys and villages: Eidsdal and Norddal (Dalsbygda) in the south; Tafjord in the east; and Fjørå/Selboskarbygda and Sylte in the Valldalen valley in the north. Norwegian County Road 63 traverses the municipality from south to north, going through several tunnels in the mountains. The Heggur Tunnel connects the isolated village of Tafjord with the rest of the municipality.

The municipality is the 116th largest by area out of the 422 municipalities in Norway. Norddal is the 345th most populous municipality in Norway with a population of 1,663. The municipality's population density is and its population has decreased by 8.5% over the last decade.

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