Alta, Norawa

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Alta kommune
Álttá gielda
Alattion komuuni
Municipality
Alta-Marketsgata
Alta-Marketsgata
Coat o airms o Alta kommune
Coat o airms
Offeecial logo o Alta kommune
Finnmark within
Norway
Alta within Finnmark
Alta within Finnmark
Coordinates: 69°58′36″N 23°17′45″E / 69.97667°N 23.29583°E / 69.97667; 23.29583Coordinates: 69°58′36″N 23°17′45″E / 69.97667°N 23.29583°E / 69.97667; 23.29583
Kintra Norawa
Coonty Finnmark
Destrict Vest-Finnmark
Admeenistrative centre Alta
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2015) Monica Nielsen (Ap)
Aurie
 • Tot 3,849.59 km2 (1,486.34 sq mi)
 • Laund 3,653.36 km2 (1,410.57 sq mi)
 • Watter 196.23 km2 (75.76 sq mi)
Aurie rank 7 in Norway
Population (2015, Sept. 16t)
 • Tot 20,000 (Increase)
 • Rank 55 in Norway
 • Density 5.15/km2 (13.3/sq mi)
 • Change (10 years) 13.7 %
Demonym(s) Altaværing[1]
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code NO-2012
Offeecial leid furm Bokmål
Wabsteid www.alta.kommune.no
Data from Statistics Norway

Alta (Aboot this soond listen ; Northren Sami: Áltá;[2] Kven: Alattio or Alta) is the maist populatit municipality in Finnmark coonty, Norawa.

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Alta is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Personnemningar til stadnamn i Noreg" (in Norwegian). Språkrådet. 
  2. Umwhile, Álaheadju wis uised as the Northren Sámi name. This reflects the dialect o the Inland Sámi, while Áltá is the name in the oreeginal Sámi dialect o the aurie.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Vennskapsbyer" (in Norwegian). Alta kommune. 
  4. "Ystävyyskaupungit (Twin Cities)". Oulun kaupunki (City of Oulu) (in Finnish). Retrieved 2013-07-27.