Sogn og Fjordane is a fylke of Western Norway, is known for its many fjords, mountains and glaciers. Sogn og Fjordane got its present name in 1919. Until then the area was known as Nordre Bergenhus Amt, established in 1763. Sogn og Fjordane is situated north-east of Bergen. The fylke has three major districts: Sogn in the south, Sunnfjord in the middle and Nordfjord in the north.
The district of Sogn has 12 kommunes:
Author: Oddvar Natvik (2009)