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Encyclopedia > Drangedal
Drangedal kommune
County Telemark
District Vestmar
Municipality NO-0817
Administrative centre Drangedal
Mayor (2003) Nils Tore Føreland (Ap)
Official language form Neutral
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Percentage
Ranked 96
1,063 km²
996 km²
0.33 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 223
4,175
0.09 %
-2.7 %
4/km²
Coordinates 59°7′N 8°58′E
www.drangedal.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway Image File history File links Coat of arms for the municipality of Drangedal (kommune), Norway. ... Norway is divided into 19 administrative regions, called counties (fylker, singular - fylke, Nynorsk: singular and plural fylke; until 1918 known as singular and plural- amt), and 433 municipalities (kommuner - Nynorsk: kommunar). ... Telemark is a county in Norway, bordering Vestfold, Buskerud, Hordaland, Rogaland and Aust-Agder. ... Norway may be divided into a number of traditional districts. ... Vestmar is a region of Norway situated in the southwest corner of the county of Telemark. ... Norway is divided into 19 administrative regions, called counties (fylker, singular - fylke), and 431 municipalities/communes (kommuner). ... The ISO 3166-2 codes for Norway describe 19 counties (fylke). ... The Norwegian Labour Party (Det norske Arbeiderparti, Arbeiderpartiet or DNA) is a left-wing political party in Norway. ... Norwegian is a Germanic language spoken in Norway. ... Norwegian is a Germanic language spoken in Norway. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... This article is about longitude and latitude; see also UTM coordinate system Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (vertically) and longitude (horizontally); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which...

Coordinates: 59°7′N 8°58′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


Drangedal is a municipality in the county of Telemark, Norway. Telemark is a county in Norway, bordering Vestfold, Buskerud, Hordaland, Rogaland and Aust-Agder. ...


The community centre in Drangedal is called Prestestranda and is situated by lake Tokevann. The municipal administration is located here, along with primary and secondary schools, shopping facilities and a bank. Drangedal railway station is also located in Prestestranda and is served by the Oslo to Kristiansand main railway line. County Oslo NO-03 District Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ... County Vest-Agder District Sørlandet Municipality NO-1001 Administrative centre Kristiansand Mayor (2004) Jan Oddvar Skisland (KrF) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 287 277 km² 259 km² 0. ...


Alpine and cross-country skiing is possible in the area of Drangedal, at Telemark's largest ski resort. Alpine skiing (or downhill skiing) is a recreational activity and sport involving sliding down snow-covered hills with long, thin skis attached to each foot. ... Cross-country skiing (also known as XC skiing) is a winter sport popular in many countries with large snowfields, primarily Northern Europe and Canada. ...


Coat-of-arms

The coat-of-arms is from modern times (1989). It shows two pine cones. A cone (in formal botanical usage: strobilus, plural strobili) is an organ on plants in the division Pinophyta (conifers) that contains the reproductive structures. ...


Notable people from Drangedal


Hallvard Torbjornson was born on the Vraalstad gaard in Telemark, Norway around 1400. ...

Municipalities of Telemark Telemark coat of arms

Bamble |  | Drangedal | Fyresdal | Hjartdal | Kragerø | Kviteseid | Nissedal | Nome | Notodden | Porsgrunn | Sauherad | Seljord | Siljan | Skien | Tinn | Tokke | Vinje Norway is divided into 19 administrative regions, called counties (fylker, singular - fylke), and 431 municipalities/communes (kommuner). ... Telemark is a county in Norway, bordering Vestfold, Buskerud, Hordaland, Rogaland and Aust-Agder. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Bamble is a municipality in the county of Telemark, Norway. ... County Telemark Landscape Municipality NO-0821 Administrative centre Bø i Telemark Mayor (2003) Arne Storhaug (Ap) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 292 263 km² 258 km² 0. ... County Telemark District Municipality NO-0831 Administrative centre Fyresdal Mayor ({{{governor_as_of}}}) Saamund Gjersund (Bygdelista) governor_as_of=2003 Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 71 1,281 km² 1,108 km² 0. ... The municipality Hjartdal in the county of Telemark, Norway, has 1,635 inhabitants as of January 1, 2004. ... County Telemark District Vestmar Municipality NO-0815 Administrative centre Kragerø Mayor (2003) Erling Laland (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 272 306 km² 289 km² 0. ... County Telemark Landscape Municipality NO-0829 Administrative centre Kviteseid Mayor (2003) Torstein Tveito (Sp) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 157 708 km² 624 km² 0. ... County Telemark Landscape Municipality NO-0830 Administrative centre Treungen Mayor (2003) Øyvind Tveit (KrF) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 123 905 km² 788 km² 0. ... County Telemark Landscape Grenland Municipality NO-0819 Administrative centre Ulefoss Mayor (2003) Jan Thorsen (Sp) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 229 430 km² 386 km² 0. ... County Telemark District Municipality NO-0807 Administrative centre {{{capital}}} Mayor (2003) Bjarne Bakken (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 120 914 km² 852 km² 0. ... County Telemark District Grenland Municipality NO-0805 Administrative centre Porsgrunn Mayor (2003) Øystein Beyer (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 352 165 km² 161 km² 0. ... County Telemark Landscape Municipality NO-0822 Administrative centre Akkerhaugen Mayor (2003) Hans Sundsvalen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 264 321 km² 290 km² 0. ... County Telemark Landscape Vest-Telemark Municipality NO-0828 Administrative centre Seljord Mayor (2003) John Kleivstaul (Sp) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 155 715 km² 670 km² 0. ... The municipality Siljan in the county of Telemark, Norway, has 2,349 inhabitants as of January 1, 2004. ... County Telemark District Grenland Municipality NO-0806 Administrative centre Skien Mayor (2005) Rolf Erling Andersen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 140 779 km² 719 km² 0. ... County Telemark District Municipality NO-0826 Administrative centre Rjukan Mayor (2005) Erik Haatvedt (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 28 2,045 km² 1,854 km² 0. ... County Telemark Landscape Vest-Telemark Municipality NO-0833 Administrative centre Dalen Mayor (2003) Birger NygÃ¥rd (Sp) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 107 984 km² 905 km² 0. ... County Telemark Landscape Vest-Telemark Municipality NO-0834 Administrative centre Vinje Mayor (2003) Arne Vinje (SV) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 12 3,106 km² 2,732 km² 0. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Buverud Family - pafg10.htm - Generated by Personal Ancestral File (1463 words)
Olav was born on 18 Jun 1879 in Drangedal, Telemark, Norway.
Asborg Johanne Skreland....(Mobekk) was born on 14 Jul 1905 in Drangedal, Telemark, Norway.
Halvor Mobekk (Gunhild Thomine Hansdatter, Kari Hansdatter, Gunhild Nielsdatter, Nils) was born on 20 Jan 1887 in Voje nedre, Drangedal, Telemark, Norway.
Buverud Family - pafg38.htm - Generated by Personal Ancestral File (702 words)
Andrea Haugen was born on 22 Jun 1990 in Drangedal, Telemark, Norway.
Peder Halvorsen was born on 9 Dec 1996 in Drangedal, Telemark, Norway.
Frida Hummeleid was born on 14 Mar 2002 in Drangedal, Telemark, Norway.
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