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Notodden kommune
County Telemark
District Øst-Telemark
Municipality NO-0807
Administrative centre Notodden
Mayor (2003) Bjarne Bakken (Ap)
Official language form Neutral
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Percentage
Ranked 120
914 km²
852 km²
0.28 %
Population
 - Total (2005)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 90
12,359
0.27 %
0.5 %
14/km²
Coordinates 59°37′N 9°11′E / 59.617, 9.183Coordinates: 59°37′N 9°11′E / 59.617, 9.183
www.notodden.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... 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. ... Øst-Telemark is a region in the county of Telemark in Norway. ... 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 (norsk) is a North Germanic language spoken primarily in Norway, where it is an official language. ... Norwegian (norsk) is a North 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. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Notodden  is a city and municipality in the county of Telemark, Norway. Image File history File links Notodden. ... Telemark is a county in Norway, bordering Vestfold, Buskerud, Hordaland, Rogaland and Aust-Agder. ...


Notodden was separated from Heddal as a city, and a municipality of its own, in 1913. The rural municipalities of Heddal and Gransherad were merged with Notodden January 1, 1964. Heddel stave church (photo by Marianne F. Pettersen) Heddal is a small area of farms and residences in the municipality Notodden. ... Gransherad is a former municipality in Telemark county, Norway, located north-west of the city Notodden. ...


Norsk Hydro was founded in this town. Norway's biggest stave church Heddal stave church can be seen a few kilometres from the town centre. Norsk Hydro ASA is a Norwegian oil and energy and integrated aluminium company, headquartered in Oslo. ... Heddal Stave Church, Norway Heddal stave church (Heddal stavkirke) is a stave church located at Heddal in Notodden muncipality, Norway. ...


Notodden Airport, Tuven, is located west of the city centre. Notodden Airport, Tuven (IATA: NTB, ICAO: ENNO) (Norwegian: Notodden lufthavn, Tuven) is a privately owned airport located close to the city of Notodden, in the county of Telemark in Norway. ...


Notodden is famous for the annual Notodden Blues Festival, which is considered one of the best blues festivals in Europe, but they also have a famous metal festival called Motstøy Festivalen. Notodden Blues Festival is one of the largest Blues music festivals in Europe and the largest in Scandinavia. ...


The name

The first element of the name is not f 'seine (fishing)', the last element is the finite form of odde m 'headland'. The meaning is 'the fishing place'. Fishermen catching salmon on the Columbia River using a seine. ...


Famous residents

Notodden is also the hometown of Norway's fine organist Kåre Nordstoga, the internationally known author Hans Herbjørnsrud, born in Heddal and the Hardanger fiddlemaker Olav Gunnarsson Helland (1875 - 1939), by many considered the finest in the twentieth century. Composer Klaus Egge, born 1906 in Gransherad also lived in Notodden. KÃ¥re Nordstoga (1954) is a Norwegian organist. ... Hans Herbjørnsrud (born 2 January 1938 in Heddal) is a Norwegian author of short stories. ... Heddel stave church (photo by Marianne F. Pettersen) Heddal is a small area of farms and residences in the municipality Notodden. ... Olav Gunnarsson Helland (b. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Gransherad is a former municipality in Telemark county, Norway, located north-west of the city Notodden. ...


American bluesman Seasick Steve, who is achieving fame in the UK, currently resides in Notodden. Steve Wold, more commonly known as Seasick Steve, is an American bluesman. ...


Also, one of the most influential Norwegian black metal bands, Emperor, comes from Notodden, as does Mortiis, Mind Grinder and Zyklon. Black metal is a musical genre, related to styles of heavy metal, such as death metal. ... Emperor is a seminal and infamous Norwegian black metal band formed in 1991. ... Mortiis (born HÃ¥vard Ellefsen on July 25, 1975 in Notodden, Norway), is a Norwegian musician. ...



Municipalities of Telemark

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 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. ... 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 Øst-Telemark 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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Notodden is a city and municipality in the county of Telemark, Norway.
Notodden is famous for the annual Notodden Blues Festival, which is considered one of the best blues festivals in Europe, but they also have a famous metal festival called Motstøy Festivalen.
Notodden is also the hometown of Norway's fine organist Kåre Nordstoga, the internationally known author Hans Herbjørnsrud, born in Heddal and the Hardanger fiddlemaker Olav Gunnarsson Helland (1875 - 1939), by many considered the finest in the twentieth century.
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