Aust-Agder

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Aust-Agder fylke
Coonty

Coat of arms
Aust-Agder athin Norawa
Kintra Norawa
Coonty Aust-Agder
Region Sørlandet
Coonty ID NO-09
Offeecial leid form Neutral
Demonym Austegde
Admeenistrative centre Arendal
Government
 • Govrenor Øystein Djupedal
  Sosialistisk Venstreparti
  (2009–present)
 • Coonty mayor Laila Øygarden
  Arbeiderpartiet
  (2007–present)
Area(#14 in Norawa, 2.73% o Norawa's land aurie)
 • Total 9,158.15 km2 (3,535.98 sq mi)
 • Land 8,353.31 km2 (3,225.23 sq mi)
 • Water 804.54 km2 (310.63 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 106,842
 • Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
 • Chynge (10 years) 4.3 %
 • Rank in Norawa 18 (2.26% of country)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)
Income (per caipita) 135,700 NOK
GDP (per caipita) 208,275 NOK (2001)
Naitional Rank: 18 (1.40% o kintra)
Website www.austagderfk.no/
Data frae Statistics Norway

Aboot this soond Aust-Agder  is a coonty (fylke) in Norawa, borderin Telemark, Rogaland, an Vest-Agder. In 2002, there wur 102,945 inhabitants, which is 2.2% o the total population in Norawa. Its aurie is 9,212 square kilometres (3,557 sq mi). The admeenistrative center o the coonty is in Arendal.

The coonty, which is locatit at the Skagerrak coast, extends frae Gjernestangen at Risør tae Kvåsefjorden at Lillesand. The inner pairts o the aurie includes Setesdalsheiene an Austheiene. The majority o the population live near the coast; aboot 78% o the coonty's inhabitants live in the five coastal municipalities Arendal, Grimstad, Lillesand, Tvedestrand an Risør. The rest o the coonty is spairsely populatit. Tourism is important, as Arendal and the other coastal touns are popular attractions.

The coonty includes the islands o Tromøy, Justøya, and Sandøya. The interior o the coonty encompasses the traditional destrict o Setesdal, through which the Otra river flows tae the coast.

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