Finnmark

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Finnmark fylke
Finnmárkku fylka
Coonty

Coat of arms
Finnmark athin Norawa
Kintra Norawa
Coonty Finnmark
Region Nord-Norge
Coonty ID NO-20
Offeecial leid form Bokmål, Kvensk, an Sami
Demonym Finnmarking
Admeenistrative centre Vadsø
Government
 • Govrenor Gunnar Kjønnøy
  (1998–present)
 • Coonty mayor Runar Sjåstad
  Arbeiderpartiet
  (2007–present)
Area(#1 in Norawa, 15.04% o Norawa's land aurie)
 • Total 48,618 km2 (18,772 sq mi)
 • Land 45,757 km2 (17,667 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 72,812
 • Density 2/km2 (5/sq mi)
 • Chynge (10 years) -4.2 %
 • Rank in Norawa 19 (1.60% of country)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)
Income (per caipita) 128,300 NOK
GDP (per caipita) 185,563 NOK (2001)
Naitional Rank: 19 (0.90% o kintra)
Website www.ffk.no
Data frae Statistics Norway

Aboot this soond Finnmark  or Finnmárku (Northern Sami) is a coonty in the extreme northeast o Norawa. Bi land it borders Troms coonty tae the wast, Finland (Lapland) te the sooth an Roushie (Murmansk Oblast) tae the east, an bi water, the Norse Sea (Atlantic Ocean) tae the northwest, an the Barents Sea (Airctic Ocean) tae the north an northeast.

The coonty wis umwhile kent as Finmarkens amt or Vardøhus amt, an syne 2002, haes haed twa offeecial names: Finnmark (Norse) an Finnmárku (Sami). It is pairt o the Sápmi region, which spans fower kintras, as well as the Barents Region, an is the lairgest an least populatit coonty o Norawa.

Situatit at the northmaist pairt o continental Europe, whaur Norawa swings eastward, Finnmark haes aaways been an aurie whaur east meets wast, in cultur as well as in natur an geography. Vardø, the eastmaist municipality in the kintra, is locatit farther east than Saunt Petersburg an Istanbul.

Admeenistration an economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Currently, there are 19 municipalities in Finnmark.

Municipalities in Finnmark
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  1. Alta
  2. Berlevåg
  3. Båtsfjord
  4. Gamvik
  5. Hammerfest
  6. Hasvik
  7. Kárášjohka - Karasjok
  8. Guovdageaidnu - Kautokeino
  9. Kvalsund
  10. Lebesby
  11. Loppa
  12. Måsøy
  13. Unjárga - Nesseby
  14. Nordkapp
  15. Porsanger or Porsángu or Porsanki
  16. Sør-Varanger
  17. Deatnu - Tana
  18. Vadsø
  19. Vardø

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Coordinates: 70°N 25°E / 70°N 25°E / 70; 25