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Norwegian counties Posted by on May 27, 2010

Similar to the 50 states of the United States, Norway as et land (a country) is divided into 19 fylker (counties), or  politiske administrative regioner (take a guess-political administrative regions), which are further subdivided into a total of 431 kommuner (municipalities).  Prior to 1919 when these regioner were renamed fylker, they were called (singular) amt, ting, len, and syssel, all names…

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