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Encyclopedia > Nome, Norway
Nome kommune
County Telemark
District Midt-Telemark
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
0.13 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 149
6,606
0.14 %
-1.6 %
17/km²
Coordinates 59°17′N 9°7′E
www.nome.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... 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. ... The Midt-Telemark Region of Norway The Midt-Telemark Region is situated in the heart of the Norwegian 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 Centre Party (Senterpartiet), is a Norwegian political party founded in 1920. ... 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: 59°17′N 9°7′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


Nome is a municipality in the county of Telemark, Norway. Nome consists of a number of villages, including Bjervamoen, Ulefoss and Svenseid. Bjervamoen is a village in Nome municipality, Norway. ...


The name

The municipality of Nome was created in 1964 - and the name was taken from a lake in the river of Eidselva. The meaning of the name is unknown.




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 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. ... 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 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. ...


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Nome in Norway (1278 words)
Nome muncipality has approximately 6.600 inhabitants and covers a area of 434,0 km2.
The Nome region, consisting of the villages of Ulefoss and Lunde, is known as the "canal region" because six of the eight locks in Telemark are located here.
The Telemark Canal stretches 105 kilometres from Skien to Dalen.
Amundsen's transit of the Northwest Passage celebrated in 3-day ceremony (Norway - the official site in the United ... (414 words)
The celebration included a presentation at the Nome Rotary Club, followed by a parade by Nome schoolchildren to the Amundsen memorial, where Denise Michels, mayor of the City of Nome, spoke on the occasion.
From Nome, the great explorer and his crew sailed on to San Francisco, where they were met with a hero’s welcome on October 19.
The centennial was rounded off with a visit to Brevig Mission, some 80 miles north of Nome, where Pastor Tollef Brevig and his wife, Julie, arrived in 1894 to establish what was to become Brevig Mission Village.
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