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Høyanger

is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Sogn. The administrative center is the village of Høyanger, which has 2152 inhabitants (2012). Other villages in Høyanger municipality include Austreim, Bjordal, Kyrkjebø, Lavik, Ortnevik, and Vadheim.

Høyanger is known for having one of the first industrial towns in Norway to use its steep mountains surrounding the town giving excellent conditions for producing hydroelectricity needed for electrolysis. The main product being produced in the village of Høyanger was aluminium.

Høyanger (village)

Høyanger is the administrative centre of Høyanger Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. The industrial village is located in a steep, narrow valley at the head of the Høyangsfjorden, a branch that flows north off the main Sognefjorden. The isolated village is connected to the rest of the country by the Norwegian County Road 55 which enters the village through tunnels which go through the steep mountains on the east and the west sides of the village. The village has a population (2013) of 2146, giving the village a population density of . The main church for the village is Høyanger Church, which was built in 1960.