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Undredal is a small village in the municipality of Aurland in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located along the Aurlandsfjord, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of the Nærøyfjord. The popular tourist destination of Undredal is located along the Aurlandsfjord which is a branch off the massive Sognefjord in Norway's "fjord-country." It is most beautiful and also home to the smallest Stave church in Northern Europe.

With a population of approximately 100 people and 500 goats, Undredal is famous for the brown goat cheese (geitost) that is still produced the traditional way. The production of cheese is important to the local economy as eight farms produce 10 to 12 short tons (9,100 to 11,000 kg) of cheese each year. Goat sausage is also produced locally.

Prior to 1988, Undredal was only accessible by boat, but since then a road connection has been made by constructing two lengthy tunnels as part of the E16 highway. The Gudvanga Tunnel leads southwest to Gudvangen and the Flenja Tunnel goes to Flåm and Aurlandsvangen to the northeast. There is a brief 700-metre (2,300 ft) long length of road between the tunnels that has an access road to Undredal 6.5 kilometres (4.0 mi) to the north

Source: wikipedia

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  • Copyright: lakshmi partha (lakshmip1949) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2560 W: 0 N: 2990] (19110)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2010-08-23
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/4, 1/125 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2011-04-13 3:56
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