4136 ( March 31, 2013 )

Vaksdal? / I is a municipality in the Norwegian province (county ) Hordaland. The municipality is located between the municipalities Voss and Bergen, east of Osterøy. To the north it borders also to the municipality modal, and is beyond the Romarheimsfjords in the northwest the municipality Lindas. The municipal center is located in the village of Dale.

The nature of the municipality is characterized by characteristics of the Norwegian Westlands, namely by fjords and Fjellgebiete around Bergsdalen.

Coat of arms

Description: Or, three pole -setting Asked black shuttle.

Economy and Transport

In its day, very modern mill in the village Vaksdal ( Vaksdal mølle ) was as well as the industrial area in Dale an industrial center of the municipality. Today the knitwear company " Dale " is the most famous product of the municipality.

Through the municipality runs the mountain railway, and also the E 16 between Bergen and Oslo pass through their territory.