Vestfold

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Vestfold fylke
Coat of airms o Vestfold fylke
Coat airms
Vestfold athin Norawa
Vestfold athin Norawa
KintraNorawa
CoontyVestfold
RegionØstlandet
Coonty IDNO-07
Offeecial leid formBokmål
DemonymVestfolding
Admeenistrative centreTønsberg
Govrenment
 • GovrenorErling Lae
  ...
  (2010–present)
 • Coonty mayorPer-Eivind Johansen
  Høyre
  (2007–present)
Area
(#18 in Norawa, 0.71% o Norawa's land aurie)
 • Total2225 km2 (859 sq mi)
 • Laund2201 km2 (850 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total239,907
 • Density108/km2 (280/sq mi)
 • Chynge (10 years)
8.7 %
 • Rank in Norawa
10 (4.72% of country)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)
Income (per caipita)148,300 NOK
GDP (per caipita)219,970 NOK (2001)
Naitional Rank:10 (3.11% o kintra)
Websitewww.vfk.no
Historical population
YearPop.±%
1951154,670—    
1961174,382+12.7%
1971175,402+0.6%
1981186,691+6.4%
1991198,354+6.2%
2001215,030+8.4%
2011233,705+8.7%
2021?262,777+12.4%
2031?287,496+9.4%
Source: Statistics Norway[1].
Religion in Vestfold[2][3]
religion percent
Christianity
84.85%
Islam
1.41%
Buddhism
0.26%
Other
13.48%

Aboot this soondVestfold  is a coonty in Norawa, borderin Buskerud an Telemark. The coonty admeenistration is in Tønsberg. Vestfold is locatit wast o the Oslofjord, as the name indicates. It includes mony smawer, but well-kent touns in Norawa, such as Larvik, Sandefjord, Tønsberg an Horten. The river Numedalslågen runs throu the destrict. Mony islands are locatit at the coast. Vestfold is maistly dominatit bi lawland an is amang the best agricultural auries o Norawa. Winters last aboot three month, while pleasant simmer temperaturs last frae Mey tae September, wi a Julie average o 17 °C (Tønsberg climate Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine).

Vestfold is kent for shippin an sailin. Ance a heidquarters for whalin fleets, the coastal touns o Vestfold nou engage in fishin an shipbiggin. Some lumberin is carriet on in the interior. The destrict includes some o the best fermland in Norawa an aw. Vestfold is the anerlie coonty in which aw municipalities hae declared Bokmål tae be thair offeecial written form o the Norse leid.[4]

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  1. "Projected population - Statistics Norway". Archived frae the original on 23 October 2013. Retrieved 20 Januar 2021.
  2. "Statistics Norway - Church of Norway". Archived frae the original on 11 Mey 2020. Retrieved 20 Januar 2021.
  3. Statistics Norway - Members of religious and life stance communities outside the Church of Norway, by religion/life stance. County. 2006-2010
  4. "Vestfold County (Vestfold University College0". Archived frae the original on 22 October 2010. Retrieved 23 Mey 2012.

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