Balestrand is a former municipality in county, . It was located on the northern shore of the Sognefjorden in the traditional district of Sogn.
Photo: Andrew Bowden, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

is a museum located in in Vestland county, . Photo: Reiselivsmuseum, CC BY-SA 4.0.

St. Olaf's Church is an Anglican church in the village of Balestrand in Sogndal Municipality in the county of Vestland in . Photo: 3s, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Sogndal Municipality in Vestland county, . Photo: Arild Nybø, CC BY-SA 2.0.


61.2097° or 61° 12' 35.1" north
6.5371° or 6° 32' 13.5" east
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Balestrand
  • Arabic: Balestrand
  • Asturian; Bable: Balestrand
  • Asturian; Bable: Balestrand kommune
  • Asturian; Bable: conceyu de Balestrand (Noruega)
  • Basque: Balestrand
  • Bishnupriya: বালেস্ট্রান্ড
  • Catalan: Balestrand
  • Cebuano: Balestrand
  • Chinese: Balestrand
  • Chinese: 巴勒斯特蘭
  • Danish: Balestrand
  • Dutch: Balestrand
  • Esperanto: Balestrand
  • Finnish: Balestrand
  • French: Balestrand
  • German: Balestrand
  • Italian: Balestrand
  • Javanese: Balestrand
  • Korean: 발레스트란
  • Latin: Balestrand
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Balestrand
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Kommun Balestrand
  • Malay (generic): Balestrand
  • Min Nan Chinese: Balestrand
  • Northern Sami: Balestrand
  • Norwegian: Balestrand
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Balestrand
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Balestrand kommune
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Balestrand
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Balestrand kommune
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kommunen Balestrand
  • Polish: Balestrand
  • Portuguese: Balestrand
  • Romanian: Balestrand
  • Russian: Балестранн
  • Slovenian: Balestrand
  • Spanish: Balestrand
  • Swahili (generic): Balestrand
  • Swedish: Balestrand
  • Swedish: Balestrand kommun
  • Swedish: Balestrands kommun
  • Ukrainian: Балестранд
  • Waray (Philippines): Balestrand

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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Balestrand. See this page's contributions. Photo: Nelson Minar, CC BY-SA 2.0.