Leira, Oppland
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Leira, Oppland
Nord-Aurdal kommune
Leira from Bergflagget
Leira from Bergflagget
Coat of arms of Nord-Aurdal kommune
Coat of arms
Official logo of Nord-Aurdal kommune
Oppland within
Norway
Nord-Aurdal within Oppland
Nord-Aurdal within Oppland
Coordinates: 60°57?35?N 9°15?51?E / 60.95972°N 9.26417°E / 60.95972; 9.26417Coordinates: 60°57?35?N 9°15?51?E / 60.95972°N 9.26417°E / 60.95972; 9.26417
CountryNorway
CountyOppland
DistrictValdres
Administrative centreFagernes
Government
 o Mayor (2003)Svein Erik F. Hilmen (Sp)
Area
 o Total907 km2 (350 sq mi)
 o Land850 km2 (330 sq mi)
Area rank122 in Norway
Population
(2004)
 o Total6,539
 o Rank151 in Norway
 o Density8/km2 (20/sq mi)
 o Change (10 years)
-0.9%
Demonym(s)Nordaurdøl [1]
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeNO-0542
Official language formNeutral [2]
Websitewww.nord-aurdal.kommune.no

Leira i Valdres is a village in Nord-Aurdal municipality, Norway. Its population is 861, in 2014.

The name

The place is named after the river Leira. The name of the river is derived from leire 'clay'. Leira is a common name of rivers many places in Norway.

References

  1. ^ "Navn på steder og personer: Innbyggjarnamn" (in Norwegian). Språkrådet.
  2. ^ "Forskrift om målvedtak i kommunar og fylkeskommunar" (in Norwegian). Lovdata.no.

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