Vang, Oppland

1593 ( March 31, 2013 )

The municipality Vang in Norway has a total area of 1,505 km ², with a north- south extent of 56 km and an east- west distance of 47.3 km (water miteingerechent 47.6 km ). With a population of 1593 ( as of March 31, 2013), the population density is 1.06 inhabitants per square kilometer. The municipality is located in the west of Fylke Oppland and is managed by the City Grindaheim. The highest elevation is the Kalvehøgdi with a height of 2,208 meters. Three quarters of the landscape stand out about the nine hundred - meter limit.

The coat of arms shows three with the tip upward swords.

Area attractions include the Øye Stave Church, the stave church Høre, St. Thomas Church on the Filefiell and the waterfalls Ryfossen and Sputrefossen.

The wooden stave church Vang was dismantled in 1841 to allow a larger building, and in 1842 near Karpacz ( Karpacz ) rebuilt in the Giant Mountains. Are the present church of Vang and Vang stone, a rune stone, whose ornamentation is eponymous for the early medieval Vang style at the former site.