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RV614 - Bremanger

 

Bremanger is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway.
Bremanger was separated from Kinn in 1866. Davik was merged with Bremanger January 1, 1965.
The municipality consists of the villages Ålfoten, Kalvåg, Svelgen, Rugsund, Davik and Berle. Svelgen is the administrative center with its 1174 inhabitants (2006). In the district of Bremanger you will find tourist destinations as Kalvåg which has the one of the largest and best-kept waterfront environment in the county, Grotlesanden, the Hornelen cliff that has big rocks, rock carvings at Vingen and the old trading stations of Rugsund and Smørhavn.
 

The name

The name (Norse Brimangr) originally belonged to the fjord of Bremangerpollen. The first element is brim n 'breaker wave, heavy sea', the last element is angr m 'fjord'.

 

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