Sørstranda, Sogn og Fjordane


View of the village on the far side of the fjord

Location in Sogn og Fjordane county

Coordinates: 61°46′03″N 06°08′49″E / 61.76750°N 6.14694°E / 61.76750; 6.14694Coordinates: 61°46′03″N 06°08′49″E / 61.76750°N 6.14694°E / 61.76750; 6.14694
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Sogn og Fjordane
District Nordfjord
Municipality Gloppen Municipality
Elevation[1] 68 m (223 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 6823 Sandane

Sørstranda or Rygg is a village in Gloppen Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. The village is located on the southwestern shore of the Gloppefjorden. The village sits about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) west of the municipal centre of Sandane. The area is an old church site with the Old Gimmestad Church and the "new" Gimmestad Church both located here, which is why the area is also sometimes referred to as Gimmestad.


  1. "Gimmestad" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2013-10-21.

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