Odda

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Odda kommune
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County Hordaland
Landscape Hardanger
Municipality NO-1228
Administrative centre Odda
Mayor (2003) Toralv Mikkelsen (Ap)
Official language form Neutral
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Percentage
Ranked 42
1,616 km²
1,478 km²
0.50 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 131
7,468
0.16 %
-8.0 %
5/km²
Coordinates Template:Coor dm
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Data from Statistics Norway (http://www.ssb.no/english/municipalities/1228)

Odda is a municipality and town in the county of Hordaland, Norway. It is the centre of the landscape of Hardanger, located at the end of the Hardanger Fjord.

In 1927 Erling Johnson did an invention at Odda in the company called "Odda Smelteverk". He invented a proces to produce fertilizers. The process is now known as the "Odda Process".


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Hordaland coat of arms

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Odda was also the name of the commander who defeated a viking raid in the Battle of Cannington, England, in 878 AD.
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