Bjordal Church

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Bjordal Church
Bjordal kyrkje
Bjordal kyrkje.JPG
View of the church
Bjordal Church is located in Sogn og Fjordane
Bjordal Church
Bjordal Church
Location in Sogn og Fjordane county
Bjordal Church is located in Norway
Bjordal Church
Bjordal Church
Location in Sogn og Fjordane county
61°04′30″N 5°49′44″E / 61.0751°N 5.8289°E / 61.0751; 5.8289Coordinates: 61°04′30″N 5°49′44″E / 61.0751°N 5.8289°E / 61.0751; 5.8289
Location Høyanger Municipality,
Sogn og Fjordane
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
History
Consecrated 1 Nov 1906
Architecture
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) Victor Nordan
Completed 1906
Specifications
Capacity 160
Materials Wood
Administration
Parish Bjordal og Ortnevik
Deanery Sunnfjord prosti
Diocese Diocese of Bjørgvin

Bjordal Church (Norwegian: Bjordal kyrkje) is a parish church in Høyanger Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located in the village of Bjordal. The church is part of the Bjordal og Ortnevik parish in the Sunnfjord deanery in the Diocese of Bjørgvin.[1][2]

The white, wooden church, which has 167 seats, was consecrated on 1 November 1906. The architect was Victor Nordan, the son of the famous Norwegian church architect Jacob Wilhelm Nordan. Bjordal Church had the status of a chapel until 1 January 1997 when it was upgraded to a church. At the same time the new parish of Bjordal og Ortnevik was created with Ortevik Church and Bjordal Church being the parish churches. This meant that all the people in Høyanger on the south side of the fjord now had their own parish.[3]

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  1. ^ "Bjordal kyrkje". Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2014-01-19. 
  2. ^ "Oversikt over Nåværende Kirker" (in Norwegian). KirkeKonsulenten.no. Retrieved 2014-01-19. 
  3. ^ "Bjordal kyrkje" (in Norwegian). Sogn og Fjordane Fylkesarkiv. Archived from the original on 2014-02-01. Retrieved 2014-01-19.