Modalen is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway. Modalen was separated from Hosanger on 1 January 1910. The middle part of Eksingedalen was transferred from Modalen to Vaksdal on 1 January 1964.
It borders to the north towards Høyanger, in the east to Vik, in the south against Vaksdal and in the west to Lindas and Masfjorden.
Modalen is the second smallest municipality in terms of number of inhabitants, Utsira has fewer. The municipality has large income from hydro power and is also a major exporter of sand from the sandy roofs in the valley.
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