Midhordland

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Midhordland
District
Marstein lighthouse.
Marstein lighthouse.
Country Norway
County Hordaland
Region Vestlandet
Adm. Center Bergen
Area
 • Total 1,785 km2 (689 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 339,240
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Map of Districts and Municipalities in Hordaland
  Midhordland
  Voss

Midhordland (also spelled Midthordland), is a traditional district in the western part of Norway, consisting of the central portion of the county of Hordaland. It includes the city on Bergen and the municipalities Askøy, Austevoll, Fjell, Fusa, Os, Samnanger, Sund and Øygarden.

The largest city is Bergen, which is the second largest city in the country.

Municipalities of Midhordland[edit]

Coat of arms Name Innhabitants Area Mayor Party Municipal code Language form
Askøy komm.svg Askøy 24,875 100 Knut Hanselmann Frp 1247 Neutral
Fjell komm.svg Fjell 21,744 148 Lars Lie Høyre 1246 Nynorsk
Os Hordaland komm.svg Os 16,590 140 Terje Søviknes Frp 1243 Nynorsk
Sund komm.svg Sund 6,069 100 Albrigt Sangolt Høyre 1245 Nynorsk
Austevoll komm.svg Austevoll 4,503 117 Helge Andre Njåstad Frp 1244 Nynorsk
Øygarden komm.svg Øygarden 4,235 66 Olav Martin Vik LL 1259 Nynorsk
Fusa komm.svg Fusa 3,822 378 Hans S. Vindenes Sp 1241 Nynorsk
Samnanger komm.svg Samnanger 2,362 269 Marit A. Aase KrF 1242 Nynorsk