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Ålesund
Muncipiality
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Official seal of Ålesund
Seal
Nickname(s): 
"Åleby"
Country Norway
Government
 • Mayor Eva Vinje Aurdal (Labour Party)
Area
 • Total 99 km2 (38 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total 46,747
 • Density 472.2/km2 (1,223/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Ålesunder
Ålesundar
Time zone UTC + 1
Website alesund.kommune.no

Ålesund (or Aalesund) is a city and municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Ålesund was founded in 1837. The city has gotten attention worldwide for being one of the best small sea ports in Europe.


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