Hyllestad is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Sogn. The administrative center is the village of Hyllestad. Other villages in the municipality include Sørbøvågen and Leirvik. Hyllestad municipality has existed since 1862 when it was created from parts of the neighboring municipalities of Askvoll and Lavik. Hyllestad is located on the north side of the Sognefjorden, near the mouth of the fjord.

The 259-square-kilometre (100 sq mi) municipality is the 295th largest by area out of the 422 municipalities in Norway. Hyllestad is the 356th most populous municipality in Norway with a population of 1,438. The municipality's population density is 5.8 inhabitants per square kilometre (15/sq mi) and its population has decreased by 3.6% over the last decade.

In 2016, the chief of police for Vestlandet formally suggested a reconfiguration of police districts and stations. He proposed that the police station in Hyllestad be closed

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Trond Eiksund


I was born i Norway in 1967. When starting school I was asked what i was going to do when I grow up. Instead of the typical answers of polic...