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Espedal is a valley and hamlet in the municipality of Fjaler in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) southwest of the municipal center of Dale, and about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) southwest of the village of Flekke. The area is owned by the Espedal family.

Espedal is featured in the 2007 documentary film True Norwegian Black Metal which focused on some aspects of the life of black metal performer Kristian "Gaahl" Espedal. Espedal has been popularly mistaken for a village, a misconception perpetuated by the aforementioned documentary.[1]

Notable residents[edit]


  1. ^ a b True Norwegian Black Metal. YouTube. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 

Coordinates: 61°16′05″N 05°19′30″E / 61.26806°N 5.32500°E / 61.26806; 5.32500