Facts About Gudvangen
Gudvangen is a village in Aurland Municipality in Vestland county, Norway.
The European route E16 highway passes by the village.
The Kjelfossen waterfall is located just to the southeast of the village.
The name Gudvangen comes from the old farm name. The first element is ‘gud’ meaning a “heathen god”. The ‘vang’ word is still in use referring to the open space in front of a place of worship like Aurlandsvangen and Vossevangen.
In Gudvangen, there have been several places of worship since pre-Christian times.
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