Folgefonna National Park

Local nameFolgefonna nasjonalpark
LocationHordaland, Norway

Folgefonna National Park is a 545.2-square-kilometre national park in Hordaland county, Norway. The park is located on the Folgefonna peninsula and it spans the municipalities of Jondal, Kvinnherad, Etne, Odda, and Ullensvang. The national park was opened by Queen Sonja on 14 May 2005.Folgefonna is a collective term for three glaciers in the park. At 168 square kilometres, Folgefonna is the third largest ice cap in Norway. It probably reaches a maximum

thickness of 300 to 400 metres. Its highest point is 1,662 metres above sea level, and this is believed to be one of the wettest places in Norway, receiving an estimated annual precipitation of around 5,500 millimetres.

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Phone +47 53 48 42 80

Address 5475, Norway

Coordinates 60°0'45.781" N 6°17'42.598" E

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