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Encyclopedia > Flakstad
Flakstad kommune
County Nordland
District Lofoten
Municipality NO-1859
Administrative centre Ramberg
Mayor (2003) Ann Helen Fjeldstad Jusnes (Ap)
Official language form Neutral
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Percentage
Ranked 345
178 km²
169 km²
0.05 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 370
1,484
0.03 %
-8.8 %
9/km²
Coordinates 68°4′N 13°16′E
www.flakstad.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway Image File history File links Flakstad_komm. ... 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). ... County NO-18 Region Nord-Norge Administrative centre Bodø County mayor   Area  - Total  - Percentage Ranked 2 38,456 km² 11. ... Norway may be divided into a number of traditional districts. ... Reine, Lofoten, seen from top of Reinebringen (June, 2003). ... 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 primarily in Norway, where it is an official language. ... Norwegian is a Germanic language spoken primarily in Norway, where it is an official language. ... 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: 68°4′N 13°16′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


Flakstad is a municipality in the county of Nordland, Norway. A municipality or general-purpose district (compare with: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... County NO-18 Region Nord-Norge Administrative centre Bodø County mayor   Area  - Total  - Percentage Ranked 2 38,456 km² 11. ...


The name

The municipality (originally the parish) is named after the old farm Flakstad (Norse Flakstaðir), since the first church was built there. The meaning of the first element is unknown, the last element is staðir 'homestead, farm'. Norse is related to Scandinavia, and may mean: Ancient Norse mythology Medieval Norsemen, i. ...


Coat-of-arms

The coat-of-arms is from modern times (1989). It shows a fastening for boats.



Municipalities of Nordland Nordland coat of arms

Alstahaug | Andøy | Ballangen | Beiarn | Bindal | Bodø | Brønnøy |  | Dønna | Evenes | Fauske | Flakstad | Gildeskål | Grane | Hadsel | Hamarøy | Hattfjelldal | Hemnes | Herøy | Leirfjord | Lurøy | Lødingen | Meløy | Moskenes | Narvik | Nesna | Rana | Rødøy | Røst | Saltdal | Sortland | Steigen | Sømna | Sørfold | Tjeldsund | Træna | Tysfjord | Vefsn | Vega | Vestvågøy | Vevelstad | Vågan | Værøy | Øksnes Norway is divided into 19 administrative regions, called counties (fylker, singular - fylke), and 431 municipalities/communes (kommuner). ... County NO-18 Region Nord-Norge Administrative centre Bodø County mayor   Area  - Total  - Percentage Ranked 2 38,456 km² 11. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The municipality Alstahaug in the county of Norway, has 7,434 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. ... County Nordland Landscape VesterÃ¥len Municipality NO-1871 Administrative centre Andenes Mayor (2005) Jonni Helge Solsvik (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 169 656 km² 616 km² 0. ... County Nordland Landscape Ofoten Municipality NO-1854 Administrative centre Ballangen Mayor (2003) Per Kristian Arntzen (Sp) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 118 931 km² 847 km² 0. ... The municipality Beiarn in the county of Nordland, Norway, has 1,257 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. ... County Nordland District Helgeland Municipality NO-1811 Administrative centre TerrÃ¥k Mayor (2003) Magne Paulsen (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 76 1,265 km² 1,193 km² 0. ... County Nordland Landscape Salten Municipality NO-1804 Administrative centre Bodø Mayor (2005) Odd-Tore Fygle (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 62 1,392 km² 1,308 km² 0. ... County Nordland Landscape Sør-Helgeland Municipality NO-8901 Administrative centre Brønnøysund Mayor (2005) Kjell H. Trælnes (Sp) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 99 1,042 km² 996 km² 0. ... County Nordland Landscape VesterÃ¥len Municipality NO-1867 Administrative centre Straume Mayor (2003) Viggo Johnsen (SP) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 304 247 km² 236 km² 0. ... County Nordland Landscape Helgeland Municipality NO-1827 Administrative centre Solfjellsjøen Mayor (2003) Steinar HorsgÃ¥rd (Sp) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 330 194 km² 188 km² 0. ... County Nordland District Ofoten Municipality NO-1853 Administrative centre Bogen i Ofoten Mayor (2003) Jardar Jensen (H) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 300 252 km² 241 km² 0. ... County Nordland District Salten Municipality NO-1841 Administrative centre Fauske Mayor (2005) Tom Vidar Karlsen (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 82 1,210 km² 1,109 km² 0. ... County Nordland Landscape Salten Municipality NO-1838 Administrative centre Inndyr Mayor (2003) Walter Pedersen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 167 662 km² 619 km² 0. ... Grane is also a communes of the Drôme département in France. ... County Nordland Landscape VesterÃ¥len Municipality NO-1866 Administrative centre Stokmarknes Mayor (2003) Reidar Johnsen (Sp) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 188 566 km² 551 km² 0. ... County Nordland Landscape Salten Municipality NO-1849 Administrative centre Oppeid Mayor (2005) Jan-Folke Sandnes (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 103 1,031 km² 921 km² 0. ... The municipality Hattfjelldal in the county of Nordland, Norway, has 1,603 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. ... The municipality Hemnes in the county of Nordland, Norway, has 4,580 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. ... County Nordland Landscape Helgeland Municipality NO-1818 Administrative centre Herøy Mayor (2003) Arnt-Frode Jensen (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 412 65 km² 64 km² 0. ... The municipality Leirfjord in the county of Nordland, Norway, has 2,200 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. ... County Nordland Landscape Helgeland Municipality NO-1834 Administrative centre Lurøy Mayor (2003) Steinar Joakimsen (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 291 264 km² 257 km² 0. ... County Nordland Landscape HÃ¥logaland Municipality NO-1851 Administrative centre Lødingen Mayor (2003) Kurt Olsen (SV) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 202 524 km² 505 km² 0. ... County Nordland District Salten Municipality NO-1837 Administrative centre Glomfjord governor=Arild Kjerpeseth (Ap) Mayor (2005) {{{governor}}} Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 127 873 km² 798 km² {{{areapercent}}} % Population  - Total (2004)  - Percentage  - Change (10 years)  - Density Ranked 145 6,772 0. ... County Nordland Landscape Lofoten Municipality NO-1874 Administrative centre Reine Mayor (2003) Lillian Hansen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 374 119 km² 110 km² 0. ... County Nordland District Ofoten Municipality NO-1805 Administrative centre Narvik Mayor (2004) Olav Sigurd AlstadThe Beagle (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 29 2,023 km² 1,905 km² 0. ... The municipality Nesna in the county of Nordland, Norway, has 1,855 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. ... The municipality Rana in the county of Nordland, Norway, and has 25,350 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. ... County Nordland Landscape Helgeland Municipality NO-1836 Administrative centre VÃ¥gaholmen Mayor (2003) Olav Terje Hoff (Sp) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 156 712 km² 687 km² 0. ... County Nordland Landscape Lofoten Municipality NO-1856 Administrative centre Røst Mayor (2003) Paul RÃ¥nes (Kystpartiet) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 430 11 km² 10 km² 0. ... County Nordland District Salten Municipality NO-1840 Administrative centre Rognan Mayor (2005) Kjell Magne Johansen Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 23 2,215 km² 2,085 km² 0. ... County Nordland Landscape VesterÃ¥len Municipality NO-1870 Administrative centre Sortland Mayor (2003) Svein Roar Jacobsen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 152 722 km² 698 km² 0. ... The municipality Steigen in the county of Nordland, Norway, has 2,863 inhabitants as of January 1, 2004. ... County Nordland Landscape Helgeland Municipality NO-1812 Administrative centre Sømna Mayor (2003) Edmund Dahle (Sp) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 331 194 km² 190 km² 0. ... County Nordland Landscape Salten Municipality NO-1845 Administrative centre Straumen Mayor (2005) Lars Kr. ... The municipality Tjeldsund in the county of Nordland, Norway, has 1,477 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. ... County Nordland Landscape Helgeland Municipality NO-1835 Administrative centre Træna Mayor (2003) Aina Willumsen (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 429 16 km² 16 km² 0. ... The municipality Tysfjord in the county of Nordland, Norway, has 2,283 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. ... County Nordland Landscape Helgeland Municipality NO-1824 Administrative centre Mosjøen Mayor (2003) Jann-Arne Løvdahl (Ap) Official language form Norwegian Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 33 1,928 km² 1,840 km² 0. ... The municipality Vega in the county of Nordland, Norway, had 1,392 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. ... County Nordland District Lofoten Municipality NO-1860 Administrative centre Leknes Mayor (2003) Guri Ingebrigtsen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 233 423 km² 405 km² 0. ... The municipality Vevelstad in the county of Nordland, Norway, has 520 inhabitants as of October 1, 2004. ... County Nordland Landscape Lofoten Municipality NO-1865 Administrative centre Svolvær Mayor (2003) Hugo Bjørnstad (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 212 477 km² 459 km² 0. ... County Nordland Landscape Lofoten Municipality NO-1857 Administrative centre Værøy Mayor (2003) Harald Adolfsen (H) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 428 18 km² 18 km² 0. ... County Nordland Landscape VesterÃ¥len Municipality NO-1868 Administrative centre Myre Mayor (2003) Per Ole Larsen (Sp) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 266 319 km² 310 km² 0. ...


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Flakstad travel guide (520 words)
Flakstad Municipality consists of Flakstad Island and the northern tip of Moskenes Island.
Most of the Flakstad habitation is to be found along the outer edge of Lofoten, facing the ocean, in fishing hamlets such as Ramberg and Fredvang.
The beginning of the Flakstad trail, a sign-posted footpath leading from Napp, past Storbåthallaren - a Stone Age settlement of some reknown - to the abandoned farming and fishing village of Østre Nesland.
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