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Hordaland

(hôr`dälän), county (1995 pop. 422,581), c.6,030 sq mi (15,600 sq km), SW Norway, bordering on the North Sea in the west. Bergen is the capital. Hordaland includes the Hardangerfjord region and numerous islands and is a favorite tourist area. Fishing, farming, and manufacturing (including chemicals and metal goods) are the chief occupations.
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Aksdal, who is with Hordaland County Council, said the find site has
The college has been running an AS-level student exchange with Hordaland council since 1996.
As it happens, Cardiff is already twinned with Hordaland Fylkeskommune and we have very happy relations with them because we re-built together the Norwegian Church in Cardiff Bay.
METHODS: Bone mineral density was measured between 1997 and 2000 in 2,268 men and 3,070 women, aged 47 to 50 and 71 to 75 years, from the Hordaland Homocysteine Study cohort.
Flesland airport, Norway is the most profitable in the country, according to an annual report from the civil aviation authority's Hordaland og Sogn og Fjordane region.
The body has been taken to a nearby hospital in Odda and formal identification is pending," duty officer Frode Kolltveit of the Hordaland police told dpa.
THE county of Hordaland in western Norway, twinned with Cardiff, has for many years presented a Christmas Tree to Cardiff.
Students from Coleg Glan Hafren have been selected to visit Cardiff's twin county of Hordaland in Norway this Easter.
Twenty years ago I was heavily involved in the rebuilding of the church on this new site - after it had laid derelict for over two decades - with the support of Hordaland Fylkeskommune, the County Council and many other people in Wales and Norway.
Since I have been here I've travelled to Florence with my Italian group and to Bergen in Norway as part of Hordaland Exchange with students in the college.
Norwegian town Hordaland, which is twinned with Cardiff, was also represented at the ceremony by County Mayor Torill Nyborg.
Mr Goodway will unveil a plaque in the presence of the Norwegian Ambassador, Tarald Brautaset, Roald Dahl's widow, Felicity and representatives from Cardiff's partner region of Hordaland County in Norway.