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Våler in Norway Våler municipality coat of arms


256,0 km2

Våler is a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Våler. The district is about 256,0 km2 and has around 4.600 inhabitants. The parish of Vaaler was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838. The municipality borders to Hobøl in north, Moss and Vestby in vest, Sarpsborg, Rygge and Råde in south, and Skiptvet and Spydeberg in east. The municipality have 3 villages Svinndal, Våk/Sperrebotn and Kirkebygden.


Lake Vansjø unites the municipalities of Moss, Rygge, Råde, Våler and Vestby. With its countless coves, sounds, bends and islands, Lake Vansjø is a rare gem. The lake´s close proximity to urban areas makes it perfect for recreational activities like swimming, fishing, walking, paddling or camping out. Enjoy a day on the fjord with the gentle wash of the waves, the insistent cry of a seagull and the leisurely pace of a boat. Treat your family to an outing with activities like fishing, playing, cycling and a picnic under the open sky.