Østfold

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Østfold fylke
Coonty

Coat of arms
Østfold athin Norawa
Kintra Norawa
Coonty Østfold
Region Østlandet
Coonty ID NO-01
Offeecial leid form Bokmål
Demonym Østfolding
Admeenistrative centre Sarpsborg
Government
 • Govrenor Anne Enger
  Senterpartiet
  (2003–present)
 • Coonty mayor Ole Haabeth
  Arbeiderpartiet
  (2007–present)
Area(#17 in Norawa, 1.28% o Norawa's land aurie)
 • Total 4,182 km2 (1,615 sq mi)
 • Land 3,887 km2 (1,501 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 267,039
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
 • Chynge (10 years) 7.5 %
 • Rank in Norawa 6 (5.61% of country)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)
Income (per caipita) 138,600 NOK
GDP (per caipita) 200,084 NOK (2001)
Naitional Rank: 8 (3.30% o kintra)
Website www.ostfold-f.kommune.no
Data frae Statistics Norway


Aboot this soond Østfold  is a coonty in sootheastren Norawa, borderin Akershus an soothwastren Swaden (Västra Götaland Coonty an Värmland Coonty), while Buskerud an Vestfold is on the ither side o the bay. The coonty's admeenistrative seat is Sarpsborg, an Fredrikstad is the lairgest ceety.

Mony manufacturin facilities are situatit here. Moss (Moss Verft) an Fredrikstad hae shipyards. There are granite mines in Østfold an granite stane frae these wis uised bi Gustav Vigeland.

The coonty slogan is "The hertland o Scandinavie". The local dialect is characterizit bi the geographical proximity tae Swaden.

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