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Finnmark fylke

Finnmárkku fylka
Coat o airms o Finnmark fylke
Coat o airms
Finnmark athin Norawa
Finnmark athin Norawa
Coonty IDNO-20
Offeecial leid formBokmål, Kvensk, an Sami
Admeenistrative centreVadsø
 • GovrenorGunnar Kjønnøy
 • Coonty mayorRunar Sjåstad
(#1 in Norawa, 15.04% o Norawa's land aurie)
 • Total48,618 km2 (18,772 sq mi)
 • Land45,757 km2 (17,667 sq mi)
 • Tot72,812
 • Density2/km2 (5/sq mi)
 • Chynge (10 years)
-4.2 %
 • Rank in Norawa
19 (1.60% of country)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)
Income (per caipita)128,300 NOK
GDP (per caipita)185,563 NOK (2001)
Naitional Rank:19 (0.90% o kintra)
Data frae Statistics Norway
For the obsolete currency, see Finnish markka.

Aboot this soondFinnmark  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[edit | edit source]

Municipalities[edit | edit source]

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