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Hordaland is a county in Norway, bordering Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Telemark and Rogaland. Hordaland is the third largest county after Akershus and Oslo. The county administration is in Bergen. Hordaland is almost semi-circular in shape. The district is located central on the western coast of the country, split from southwest to northeast by the long, deep Hardangerfjorden , one of Norway's main fjords and a great tourist attraction. About half of the National park of Hardangervidda is in the county. The county also includes many well-known waterfalls of Norway, like Vøringsfossen and Stykkjedalsfossen . It also includes the glaciers Folgefonna and Hardangerjøkullen .
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