Sunnmørsalpene mountains surrounding the region
Volda. A municipality in Møre og Romsdal county. Part of the Sunnmøre region. Located about 50 kilometres south of the city of Ålesund.
It´s a mountainous municipality, particularly southeast of the fjords, with the Sunnmørsalpene mountains surrounding the region. The 1,482-metre tall mountain Eidskyrkja is located in the southeastern part.
The municipality is named after the fjord Voldsfjorden. Probably derived from an old word meaning «wave». Before 1918, the name was written Volden.