Land, Norway

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Land
District
The Dokka Delta, a nature reservoir close to Dokka.
The Dokka Delta, a nature reservoir close to Dokka.
Country Norway
County Oppland
Region Austlandet
Adm. Center Dokka
Area
 • Total 1,683 km2 (650 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 12,855
 • Density 7.6/km2 (20/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Landing
Map of Land, Oppland.

Land is a traditional district in Oppland, Norway consisting of the municipalities Nordre Land and Søndre Land. In the early Viking Age, before Harald Fairhair, Land was a petty kingdom. Land is centered on the northern part of Randsfjorden. The parish of Land was a formannskapsdistrikt from 1837, and split into Nordre and Søndre Land in 1847. By the time of partition Land had a population of 9,199.[1]

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Coordinates: 60°14′N 9°52′E / 60.233°N 9.867°E / 60.233; 9.867