Norway, Ålesund, sunset at Aksla mountain, August 1, 2013
Ålesund is a town in Møre og Romsdal county of Norway. It is a sea port.
The port of Ålesund was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838, and received town rights in 1848. On 1 January 1968, Ålesund population was 38,589.
The municipality of Ålesund occupies seven of the outer islands in the county of Møre og Romsdal: Hessa, Aspøya, Nørvøya, Uksnøya, Ellingsøya, Humla, and Tørla. The town center is located on Aspøya and Nørvøya islands.
On a trip with
Canon 7D, Tamron 17-35, B+W ND400 filter, ISO 100, f/11, 395 sec (and 10 sec without filter for more intense town lights).