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Telemark [ˈteːləˈmɑrk] is a county in Norway, bordering Vestfold, Buskerud, Hordaland, Rogaland and Aust-Agder. The county administration is in Skien. Until 1919 the county was known as Bratsberg amt.
Cities, towns & villages in Telemark
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SaulandSauland is a village (parish) and the administrative center in Hjartdal municipality in Telemark county. The population is above 800 people in 2016, which equates over half of all households in the whole municipality. The village is placed in the south/east corner of the municipality and is one of the three parishes in Hjartdal. The place was until Notodden was founded, a center in Aust-Telemark, and had at this time the magistrate for the district. Until 1860 it had its own separate stave church (Sauland stave church), which was torn down and replaced with the wooden church (Sauland church) that stands today. Show Saulandon the map
Langesundis the administrative centre of the municipality of Bamble, Norway. The town of Langesund was established as a municipality 1 January 1838 (see It was merged with Bamble 1 January 1964. In the early days, Langesund was one of the most important shipping towns in Norway.Peter Wessel Tordenskiold got one of his ships built in Langesund, Løvendals Gallej. The most famous landmark in Langesund is Langøytangen fyr, a lighthouse placed on the peak of Langøya, a kilometre-long island right outside of Langesund.The island group east of the town are called Arøya. Show Langesundon the map
HerøyaHerøya is a peninsula in the municipality of Porsgrunn, Norway. It is located between the fjords of Frierfjord to the west and Gunneklevfjord to the east, at the mouth of The name stems from the word hare because of the large number of these that is said to have inhabited the previous island (øya). Herøya also has a local football club, participating in the Norwegian 5th division. The club stadium, Herøya Stadion, has a capacity in surplus of 2000. Show Herøyaon the map
Kragerøis a town and municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Vestmar. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Kragerø. The city of Kragerø lies furthest south in the county of Telemark. Show Kragerøon the map
Notoddenis a city and municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Øst-Telemark. The administrative centre of the municipality is the city of Notodden. Notodden was separated from the municipality of Heddal in 1913 to become a separate city and municipality. On 1 January 1964, the rural municipalities of Heddal and Gransherad were merged into Notodden to form a new enlarged municipality. The football club Notodden FK is headquartered here. Show Notoddenon the map
HelleHelle is a village in the Kragerø municipality of Telemark, Norway, located on the north shores of Hellefjorden about 7 km (4.3 mi) northeast of the city of Kragerø. For the purpose of the Norwegian census the village is combined with its neighbor village to the west, Vadfoss, and listed as Vadfoss/Helle. As of January 2012, the Vadfoss/Helle area has a population of 1,556 over an area of 1.59 km2 (0.61 sq mi), giving it a density of 979 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,540 inhabitants per square mile). Helle includes the neighborhoods of Nordbø, Sollia, Måneliheia and Skarbo. Lakes in the area include Upper and Lower Strandtjenn, Langtjenn, Bastautjenn, Årømyrtjenna and Svarttjenn. Show Helleon the map
MorgedalMorgedal, of the municipality of Kviteseid in the county of Telemark Norway, is called the cradle of skiing. Morgedal, Norway is a village whose most famous residents were Sondre Norheim, known to be the father of modern skiing, Torjus Hemmestveit, and Mikkjel Hemmestveit. The Hemmestveit brothers created the world's first skiing school at Christiania, Norway in 1881 before emigrating to the United States in the late 19th century. Show Morgedalon the map
DalenDalen is the administrative centre of Tokke municipality, Norway. Its population (SSB 2005) is 801. Dalen is located on and around the delta where the river Tokke flows into the west end of the lake Bandak. Dalen is the westernmost endpoint of the Telemark Canal which runs to Skien in the east, and became a tourist site with the canal traffic. Dalen Hotel, built in 1894, is among the largest wooden buildings in Norway. Show Dalenon the map
VrådalVrådal, formerly spelled Wraadahl, is a village in Kviteseid municipality, Norway. The village had a population of 220 as of 1 January 2009. The centre of the village is at Eidstod, which lies at the eastern end of the Vråvatn lake, where it flows into lake Nisser. The economy is based on tourism (hotels, camping and a ski-centre), light industry, and small-scale logging. The name probably derives from the old Norse «vrá/ró» which means \"step\", probably used to refer to farms which lay a little remotely - but it could also come from the fact that the valley is curved or \"stepped\". Show Vrådalon the map
RudsgrendRudsgrendi is a village in the municipality of Notodden, Norway. It is located on the western shore of Lake Tinn, halfway between Gransherad and Rjukan. On the opposite side of the lake lies Hovin. In the mid-nineteenth century Rudsgrendi was administratively a part of Tinn, but the area became a part of the new municipality Gransherad in 1860. In 1886 Hovin was separated from Gransherad to form a municipality of its own. Rudsgrendi was located in Hovin until 1 January 1964, when it, together with Gransherad, became a part of Notodden municipality. At that time Rudsgrendi had 21 inhabitants. Show Rudsgrendon the map
GransheradGransherad is a former municipality in Telemark county, Norway, located north-west of the city Notodden. Grandsherred was created in 1859 by the merger of the parishes Hovin in Tinn and Gransherad in Hjartdal. On January 1, 1886 Hovin was separated from Gransherad to form a municipality of its own. The split left Gransherad with a population of 1,393. On 1 January 1964 the district of Øvre Jondalen with 132 inhabitants was moved to Kongsberg in Buskerud county. The rest of Gransherad, then with 1,115 inhabitants, became a part of Notodden. Composer Klaus Egge was born in Gransherad. Show Gransheradon the map
VemorkVemork is the name of a hydroelectric power plant outside Rjukan in Tinn, Norway. The plant was built by Norsk Hydro and opened in 1911, its main purpose being to fix nitrogen for the production of fertilizer. Vemork was later the site of the first plant in the world to mass-produce heavy water developing from the hydrogen production then used for the Haber process. During World War II, Vemork was the target of Norwegian heavy water sabotage operations. The heavy water plant was closed in 1971, and in 1988 the power station became the Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum. Show Vemorkon the map
LundeLunde is a former municipality in Telemark county, Norway. The municipality centre was Bjervamoen. It was created by a split from Bø on 1 January 1867. At that time Lunde had a population of 2,257. On 1 January 1964 the municipality was merged with Holla municipality to form the new municipality Nome. Before the merger Lunde had a population of 3,080. At present certain interests in Lunde want to reunite with Bø. Lunde was the production site of the Troll automobile, and it is also known as the birthplace of ski racer Atle Skårdal and jazz singer Torun Eriksen. Show Lundeon the map
RaulandRauland is a former municipality in Telemark County, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Vest-Telemark. It was created in 1860 from the districts of Rauland in Vinje and Øyfjell in Lårdal as a border adjustment. The new municipality had a population of 988. On 1 January 1964, Rauland was incorporated into Vinje. Prior to the merger Rauland had a population of 1,656. Rauland is known for hiking, recreation and skiing. Telemark University College has a campus in Rauland. Well-known snowboarding celebrity, Terje Håkonsen, started his career in Rauland. Show Raulandon the map
TreungenTreungen is a village in, and the administrative centre of Nissedal municipality, Telemark county in Norway.Located just east of the village Tveitsund, it is a part of the urban area of the same name, which has a population of 361 as of 1 January 2009. The village is the sole centre of population greater than 200 in the Nissedal municipality. The Old Norse name for Treungen was «Þriðjungrinn», meaning \"a third part\" and probably refers to an old division of the village. Famous people from Treungen include Jan Gunnar Solli, international footballer. Show Treungenon the map
GvarvGvarv is a village in Sauherad, Telemark, Norway. Gvarv is famous for its apples, sweet cherries and sour cherries (as is the whole Sauherad municipality). The Norwegian painter Erik Werenskiold painted a number of his famous rustic landscapes, such as Telemarksjenter (\"Girls from Telemark\"), in the vicinity of Gvarv. Gvarv is also the host for the music festival Kartfestivalen and the apple festival Eplefest. Kartfestivalen is an award winning pop/rock festival in the middle of August. Sagavoll folkehøgskole (folk high school) is located in Gvarv. Show Gvarvon the map
Brevikis a town in Telemark, Norway, with an estimated population of 2,700. Brevik was established as a municipality 1 January 1838 (see but was merged with Porsgrunn on 1 January 1964. Brevik is regarded one of the best preserved towns from the sailing ship era. The town is located on the far end of Eidanger peninsula (Eidangerhalvøya), and was a former export centre for ice and timber. The last shipment of wood to the United Kingdom was around 1960. Brevik is Cort Adeler's birth town. Show Brevikon the map
SkotfossSkotfoss is a village in Skien municipality, Norway. It is located near the outlet of the lake Norsjø. From 1837 Skotfoss was administratively a part of Solum municipality. Solum became a part of Skien municipality on 1 January 1964. The village have a population of 1,800 people. The sports team Skotfoss TIF was founded in 1893-1894. The club is currently in the 2010 Norwegian Third Division. The Norwegian footballer Frode Johnsen has played for the team, and Johnsen grew up in the village. Show Skotfosson the map
VadfossVadfoss is a village in Kragerø municipality of Norway, located on the Kammerfoss River (alternate name: Kragerø River) midway between Helle to the east and Sannidal to the west. It is also close to the city of Kragerø, located roughly 5 km (3.1 mi) to the northwest. Since the village is so small and close to Helle, Statistics Norway considers them a single village Vadfoss/Helle with a combined population of 1,556. Show Vadfosson the map
RjukanRjukan is a town and the administrative centre of Tinn municipality in Telemark, Norway. It is situated in Vestfjorddalen, between Møsvatn and Lake Tinn, and got its name after Rjukan Falls ('the smoking waterfall') west of the town. The Tinn municipality council granted township status for Rjukan in 1996. The town has 3,386 inhabitants (Jan. 2007). Show Rjukanon the map
FlatdalFlatdal (lit. \"Flat valley\") is a village, parish and valley in the municipality of Seljord in Telemark, Norway. The lake Flatsjå has been partly drained to gain more land for agriculture. Among notable people from Flatdal are painter Terje Grøstad, who settled in Flatdal, and television presenter Hallvard Flatland, who was born in Flatdal in 1957. Show Flatdalon the map
LangangenLangangen is a village in Porsgrunn municipality, Telemark county, in Norway. Langangen borders to Larvik municipality and Vestfold county. Its population is 499 (2009 Census). Langangen was earlier divided by European route E18 but in 1979 the road was led over Langangen bridge. Langangen has its own elementary school and chapel. Show Langangenon the map
SkafsåSkafså is a parish in southern part of the municipality Tokke in Telemark, Norway. The Skafså Church was consecrated in 1839. The mountain farm Grimdalen, today a museum (Grimdalstunet), has farm buildings from the time of barter economy in the 17th century. Nearby is a collection of around 300 of Anne Grimdalen's sculptures. Show Skafsåon the map
PortørPortør is a village and port on the south coast line of Kragerø in Telemark, Norway. The inlet Stølefjorden extends to the north of Portør. Until the mid-1960s, Portør harbor used to have a pilot and custom station. Norwegian County Road 254 runs from Portør to the village of Levang where it meets Norwegian National Road 351. Show Portøron the map
FalkumFalkum is a neighborhood in Skien, Norway with 15,234 residents. It is a high-density, youthful neighborhood with a high percentage of families headed by single parents. Falkum is largely a working-class neighbourhood, with a mix of low and high income residents, as well as many immigrants. Show Falkumon the map
ArabygdiArabygdi is a village in Rauland in the municipality Vinje in Telemark county, Norway. It is located at the western end of the lake Totak. Arabygdi is particularly known for the folk musician Myllarguten (Targjei Augundsson), whose home Myllarheimen has been preserved as a museum. Show Arabygdion the map
HaukeliHaukeli is a place west in Vinje municipality in Telemark county in Norway and a traffic hub where Norwegian National Road 9 and European route E134 meet. Previously it was called Haukeligrend, but in 1999 the name was changed back to the original Haukeli. Show Haukelion the map
BolkesjøBolkesjø is a lake, village and resort in Notodden municipality, Norway. It is located in Gransherad by Norwegian National Road 37. It is famous for the 1994 Progress Party national convention which took place at one of the hotels there. Show Bolkesjøon the map
ÅfossÅfoss is a village in Skien municipality, Norway. It is located near the outlet of the lake Norsjø. From 1837 Åfoss was administratively a part of Solum municipality. Solum became a part of Skien municipality on 1 January 1964. Show Åfosson the map
NordagutuNordagutu is a village in the municipality of Sauherad, Norway. Its population (SSB 2005) is 367. Nordagutu train station is a part of Bratsbergbanen, and it serves as a junction between Vestfoldbanen and Sørlandsbanen. Show Nordagutuon the map
PrestestrandaPrestestranda is the administrative centre of Drangedal municipality, Norway. Its population is 1,223. The village was built around the train station which appeared with the Sørlandsbanen railroad in 1927. Show Prestestrandaon the map
AustbygdiTinn Austbygd (also known as Austbygde or Austbygda) is a village in the municipality of Tinn, Norway. It is located in the lower Tessungdal, by the northern end of Lake Tinn. Its population is 400. Show Austbygdion the map
BjervamoenBjervamoen is part of Lunde in Nome municipality, Norway. It is located west of the municipality centre Ulefoss, and was itself the centre in the former municipality Lunde. Its population is 1,422. Show Bjervamoenon the map
BamleBamble is a municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Grenland. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Langesund. Show Bamleon the map
HaslumHaslum is a district in the municipality of Bærum, Norway. Its population (2007) is 6,041. Haslum is noted for its medieval parish church, which is surrounded by a cemetery. Show Haslumon the map
HjukseveltaHjuksevelta (also called Hjukse) is a village in the municipality of Sauherad, Norway, located between Nordagutu and Notodden. Its population (SSB 2005) is 350. Show Hjukseveltaon the map
VinjesvingenVinjesvingen is a village and road fork in the municipality of Vinje, Norway. It is mainly known as the site of the Battle of Vinjesvingen during World War II. Show Vinjesvingenon the map
NeslandsvatnNeslandsvatn is a small village in Drangedal with a population of 1262. It is also a station on Sørlandsbanen. It is a popular skiing and snowboarding area. Show Neslandsvatnon the map
TveitsundTveitsund is a village in Nissedal municipality, Norway. The urban area Tveitsund, which consists of Tveitsund and Treungen, has a population of 361. Show Tveitsundon the map
EidstodEidstod is the centre of the village Vrådal in Kviteseid municipality, Telemark county, Norway. It is located at the northern end of the Nisser lake. Show Eidstodon the map
KilKil is a village in Kragerø municipality, Norway. It is located near Sannidal to the west of Kragerø city and Helle. Its population is 901. Show Kilon the map
YliYli is a village in Notodden municipality, Norway. It is located west of Notodden city, across the river Heddøla. Its population is 324. Show Ylion the map
BostrakBostrak is a village in the Tørdal district of Drangedal municipality, Norway. It is located near the western shore of Bjorvatnet lake. Show Bostrakon the map
HerreHerre is a village in Bamble municipality, Norway. It is located west of Porsgrunn, across the Frierfjord. Its population is 1,356. Show Herreon the map
GulsetGulset is a suburb located in Skien, Telemark, Norway. It is the most populated suburb in Skien with over 22,000 inhabitants. Show Gulseton the map
Øvre ByrteØvre Byrte is a village in the municipality of Tokke, Norway. It is located where the river Byrteåi runs out in Byrtevatn. Show Øvre Byrteon the map
HollaHolla was a parish, district and former municipality now located in the municipality of Nome in Telemark, Norway. Show Hollaon the map
SannidalSannidal is a former municipality which is now located in the municipality of Kragerø in Telemark county, Norway. Show Sannidalon the map
Stathelleis a town in Norway in the municipality of Bamble in the county of Telemark, Norway. Show Stathelleon the map
AkkerhaugenAkkerhaugen is the administrative centre of Sauherad municipality, Norway. Its population (SSB 2007) is 369. Show Akkerhaugenon the map
UlefossUlefoss is the administrative centre of Nome municipality in Telemark, Norway. Its population is 2,699. Ulefoss is located near the border between Telemark and Grenland. It occupies both sides of Ulefoss falls on the river Eidselva. Ulefoss is one of Norway's oldest industrial communities, with sawmill operations dating from the 1400s, with mining and ironworks operation from the 1600s. Ulefoss is still largely an industrial site with a number of people employed in these traditional industries. Show Ulefosson the map
EidangerEidanger is a rural parish and former municipality of Porsgrunn, in Telemark County, Norway. Show Eidangeron the map
HoppestadHoppestad is a village in Skien municipality, Norway. Its population is 444. Show Hoppestadon the map
FolkestadFolkestad is a village in Bø municipality, Norway. Its population is 422. Show Folkestadon the map
MilandMiland is a small village in Tinn with a population of 388. Show Milandon the map
GautefallGautefall is a village in Drangedal municipality, Norway. Show Gautefallon the map
TuddalTuddal is a village in Hjartdal municipality, Norway. Show Tuddalon the map
VehusVehus is a village in Aust-Agder, Norway. Show Vehuson the map
HeistadHeistad is a village in Telemark, Norway. Show Heistadon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Telemark
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SkienSkien [ˈʃeː'ən] (13px listen) is a city and municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Grenland. The administrative centre of the municipality is the city of Skien. Skien is also the administrative centre of Telemark county. The conurbation of Porsgrunn/Skien is reckoned by Statistics Norway to be the seventh largest urban area in Norway, straddling an area of three municipalities: Skien municipality (about 62% of the population), Porsgrunn (30%), and Bamble (8%). This area is home to more than 100,000 people.Show on map
Bø is a municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Midt-Telemark. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Bø i Telemark (\"Bø in Telemark\"). Bø has been a parish since ancient times and became a municipality in 1838. The area of Lunde was separated from Bø in 1867 to become a separate municipality. Bø has a population of 5,977 (2015).Show on map
Kragerøis a town and municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Vestmar. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Kragerø. The city of Kragerø lies furthest south in the county of Telemark.Show on map
Notoddenis a city and municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Øst-Telemark. The administrative centre of the municipality is the city of Notodden. Notodden was separated from the municipality of Heddal in 1913 to become a separate city and municipality. On 1 January 1964, the rural municipalities of Heddal and Gransherad were merged into Notodden to form a new enlarged municipality. The football club Notodden FK is headquartered here.Show on map
SeljordSeljord is a municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Vest-Telemark. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Seljord. The parish of Siljord was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see Seljord is famous for its sea serpent, Selma, who allegedly lives in Lake Seljord (Seljordsvatnet). Seljord Folkehøgskule is located in Seljord. The school offers a variety of courses including outdoor adventure, theater, music, and art. Seljord Folk High SchoolShow on map
KviteseidKviteseid is a municipality in Telemarkcounty Norway. It is the home town of the famous bodybuilder Tov Ola Degnes Grave. It is part of the traditional region of Vest-Telemark. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Kviteseid. The parish of Hvideseid was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see The main industries of the municipality are forestry, agriculture, tourism, and hydroelectric power. The Telemark Canal goes through Kviteseid. There are also several ski resorts in Kviteseid. Vrådal is one of them.Show on map
DrangedalDrangedal is a municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Grenland. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Prestestranda. The municipality of Drangedal was established on 1 January 1838 (see The district of Tørdal encompassed the northwestern part of the municipality. Alpine and cross-country skiing is possible in the area of Drangedal, at Telemark's largest ski resort.Show on map
TinnTinn is a municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Øst-Telemark. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Rjukan. The parish of Tin(d) was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see The area of Hovin was separated from the municipality of Tinn in 1860, but it was merged back into the municipality of Tinn on 1 January 1964.Show on map
SiljanSiljan is a municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Grenland. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Siljan. The parish of Slemdal was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see The name was later changed to Siljan. The municipality is located northeast of Skien and borders Buskerud county in the north and Vestfold county in the east. There is a forest district on both sides of Skiensvassdraget (Skien river). The older main road to Skien, Larvik, and Oslo, passes through Siljan.Show on map
Porsgrunnis a city and municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Grenland. The administrative centre of the municipality is the city of Porsgrunn. The municipality of Porsgrunn was established on 1 January 1838 (see The town of Brevik and the rural district of Eidanger were merged into the municipality of Porsgrunn on 1 January 1964. The conurbation of Porsgrunn and Skien is considered by Statistics Norway to be the seventh-largest city in Norway.Show on map
SauheradSauherad is a municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Midt-Telemark. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Akkerhaugen. The municipality borders Kongsberg, Skien, Nome, Bø, and Notodden. The parish of Søfde (later spelled Saude, then Sauherad) was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see The area of Luksefjell was transferred from Sauherad to Gjerpen in 1847.Show on map
NomeNome is a municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Midt-Telemark. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Ulefoss. The municipality of Nome was created on 1 January 1964 when the two former municipalities of Holla and Lunde were merged. Nome consists of a number of villages including Lunde, Ulefoss, Flåbygd, and Svenseid.Show on map
TokkeTokke is a municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Vest-Telemark. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Dalen. The municipality of Tokke was created on 1 January 1964 upon the merger of the two older municipalities of Lårdal and Mo. Located in Lårdal, Eidsborg stave church is one of Norway's old stave churches.Show on map
HjartdalHjartdal is a municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Øst-Telemark. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Sauland. The municipality of Hierdal was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see It consists of three parish'es: Hjartdal, Sauland, and Tuddal.Show on map
FyresdalFyresdal is a municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Vest-Telemark. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Moland. The municipality of Moland was established on 1 January 1838 (see In 1879, the name was changed to Fyresdal.Show on map
NissedalNissedal is a municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Vest-Telemark. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Treungen. The municipality of Nissedal was established on January 1, 1838 (seeShow on map
Telemark fylkeTelemark [ˈteːləˈmɑrk] (13px listen) is a county in Norway, bordering Vestfold, Buskerud, Hordaland, Rogaland and Aust-Agder. The county administration is in Skien. Until 1919 the county was known as Bratsberg amt.Show on map
BambleBamble is a municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Grenland. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Langesund.Show on map
VinjeVinje is a municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Vest-Telemark. The administrative center of the municipality is the village of Åmot.Show on map
Different buildings in Telemark
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Skien-Geiteryggen AirportSkien Airport, Geiteryggen (Norwegian: Skien lufthavn, Geiteryggen; IATA: SKE, ICAO: ENSN) is a regional airport located at Geiteryggen, 5.5 kilometers (3.4 mi) southwest of the city center of Skien, Norway. Owned by Skien Municipality, it is served by Widerøe with daily flights to Bergen. The runway is 1,416-by-30-meter (4,646 ft × 98 ft) and numbered 01–19. The airport had 33,080 passengers in 2014 and has Grenland and the southern part of Telemark as its catchment area.Show on map
Notodden AirportNotodden Airport, Tuven (Norwegian: Notodden flyplass, Tuven; IATA: NTB, ICAO: ENNO) is a municipal regional airport at Heddal in Notodden, a municipality in Telemark county, Norway. The airport is mostly used for general aviation, and has extensive sailplane activity. Bergen Air Transport operates the airport's only scheduled route, six times per week to Bergen Airport, Flesland. In 2011, the airport had 5,078 aircraft movements and 3,423 passengers. The airport has a single 1,393-by-40-meter (4,570 by 131 ft) runway with flight information service and instrument landing system. In connection with the airport is a water aerodrome, which uses the lake of Heddalsvatnet for take-off and landing.Show on map
Skien kirkeSkien Church is a Neo-Gothic church from 1894, located in Skien, Telemark county in Norway.Show on map
Greenland BridgeGrenland Bridge (in Norwegian Grenlandsbrua) is Norway's highest cable-stayed bridge with a tower height of 168 metres (551 ft). The bridge, which opened in 1996, is on route E18. It crosses the Frierfjord, a fjord which separates the municipalities of Porsgrunn and Bamble in Telemark county. When built, it replaced Brevik Bridge as the primary route across the fjord.Show on map
HjuksebøHjuksebø is a village in Sauherad municipality, Norway. It is located between Notodden and Nordagutu, just south of Hjuksevelta. Hjuksebø used to have a train station on the Sørlandsbanen railway. The Hjuksebø train disaster occurred between Hjuksebø and Holtsås on 15 November 1950, and was Norway's worst railway accident in peacetime until the Tretten train disaster in 1975.Show on map
HøydalsmoHøydalsmo is a village in Tokke municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It has about 300 permanent residents. Høydalsmo is known for its skiing facilities. The world's first organized skiing contest, won by Sondre Norheim, was held in Høydalsmo. Høydalsmo hosted the Norwegian cross-country skiing championships in 2002. The wrestler Gromguten hails from Høydalsmo.Show on map
HoltsåsHoltsås is a village in Sauherad municipality, Norway. It is located between Hjuksebø and Nordagutu. Holtsås used to have a train station on the Sørlandsbanen railway. The Hjuksebø train disaster occurred between Hjuksebø and Holtsås on 15 November 1950, and was Norway's worst railway accident in peacetime until the Tretten train disaster in 1975.Show on map
KlovholtKovholt is heavy wooded and one of its major exports is timber. From 1837 Klovholt was administratively a part of Solum municipality. Solum became a part of Skien municipality on 1 January 1964.Show on map
OklungenOklungen Station (Norwegian: Oklungen stasjon) is a railway station on the Vestfold Line in the village of Oklungen in Porsgrunn, Norway. The station is served with InterCity Express trains operated by the Norwegian State Railways. The station opened as part of Vestfold Line in 1882.Show on map
NisterudNisterud Station is a railway station serving Notodden, Norway, on the Bratsberg Line. The station has only one track and one platform, and is served with an hourly service to Grenland by the Norwegian State Railways on contract with Vestviken Kollektivtrafikk.Show on map
Drangedal Railway StationDrangedal Station (Norwegian: Drangedal stasjon) is a railway station located in Prestestranda in Drangedal, Norway on Sørlandet Line. The station is served by express trains to Kristiansand and Oslo.Show on map
GjerpenGjerpen is a former township which is now part of the municipality of Skien, in Telemark county, Norway.Show on map
ÅmotsdalÅmotsdal is a valley and small village in the municipality of Seljord in Telemark, Norway. it is the site of Åmotsdal church (Åmotsdal kyrkje) which dates from 1792.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Telemark
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TinnsjåLake Tinn (Norwegian: Tinnsjå, Tinnsjø, Tinnsjøen) is one of the largest lakes in Norway, and one of the deepest in Europe. It is located between the municipalities of Tinn and Notodden in Telemark county. At its source in the west, the Måna river flows out of Møsvatn and past Rjukan into Tinnsjå. From the north, the river Mår flows from the Mår, Gøystavatn, and Kalhovdfjorden lakes into Lake Tinn. Lake Tinn is part of the Skiensvassdrag, and drains via the Tinnelva river in the south, down to Heddalsvatn.Show on map
FrierFrierfjorden is a fjord in the Grenland traditional district in the county of Telemark, Norway. It is an arm of the Langesundsfjord and well into the 1700s was also known as the Langesundsfjord. Frierfjorden stretches from the opening to Langesundsfjord in the south to the mouth of the Porsgrunn River in the north. The much smaller fjord of Gunneklevfjord opens into the Porsgrunn/Skien River and is separated from Frierfjorden by the peninsula of Herøya. The name Frier originally comes from the old Norse and means beautiful.Show on map
MøsvatnMøsvatn (or Møsvann) is tenth-largest lake in Norway with a surface area of 78.31 km2. It lies primarily Møsstrond, Vinje in Telemark. The lake lies in the watershed of the Skien river (Skiensvassdrag) and discharges into the Måna river. Along the shores of the lake, many traces of stone age settlers can be found. It is 919 meters above sea level and regulated to use for hydroelectric production. Some of Norway’s highest mountain farms can be found here as well.Show on map
TokeToke is a lake in Drangedal municipality in Telemark, Norway, consisting of Upper and Lower Toke, which is connected via \"Straumen\" - \"the stream\". At the north end of Upper Toke is the town center Prestestranda. In the south, Lower Toke reaches into Bamble (Rørholtfjorden) and into Kragerø, where its outlet is in Lundereidelva at the Dalfoss hydroelectric plant. The lake, with its inflow, constitutes the majority of the Kragerø watershed.Show on map
NisserNisser is a lake in Norway. It is the 13th-largest lake in the nation by area with a surface area of 76.30 km², the 10th largest by volume at 7.19 km³, and the 13th deepest at 234 m. It is located in Nissedal and Kviteseid municipality in Telemark county, and is Telemark’s largest lake. Part of the Arendal watershed, water enters from the discharge of Vråvatn, and its outlet is the Nisserelva river. The Norse form of the name was Nizir - probably from an older form *Niðsær. The meaning of the name is 'the lake (sær) of the river Nið (now Nidelva (Aust-Agder))'.Show on map
EidangerfjordenEidangerfjord is a fjord located in Porsgrunn municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is 6 km long, and stretches between Brevik and the island village of Sandøya. The largest island located in the fjord is Kattøya, located at the head of Eidangerfjord. The shipping harbor for the cement produced by Norcem is located at Brevik. Further in, on the west shore, lies the village of Heistad. Stathelle, with a population of about 8,000, is situated at the junction of the Langesundsfjord and Frierfjord with Eidangerfjord.Show on map
RjukanfossenRjukan Falls (Norwegian: Rjukanfossen) is a waterfall of 104 metres in the western part of the Westfjord valley in Tinn, a municipality in the county of Telemark, Norway, west of the industrial town Rjukan. The waterfall is a part of the Måne river, earlier a major tourist attraction, being one of the first floodlighted waterfalls by electricity produced by the same waterfall. In 1905 Rjukan Falls was built out to produce hydro electrical power for the saltpetre production when Norsk Hydro was established.Show on map
BandakBandak is a lake in the municipalities of Kviteseid and Tokke in Telemark county, Norway. The lake, which is part of the Telemark Canal route, belongs to the Skien watershed. The river Tokke flows into the lake, and the outlet is via the river Straumane, to Kviteseidvatn. The Tokke Hydroelectric Power Station utilizes the hydraulic head from Lake Vinje to Lake Bandak of ~394 meters to generate electricity. It is one of northern Europe's largest power plants with a production of some 440,000 kilowatts.Show on map
HolmavatnetHolmavatnet is a lake the Setesdalsheiene mountains of Southern Norway. It is located on the border of the municipalities of Suldal (in Rogaland county), Vinje (in Telemark county), and a small part in Bykle (in Aust-Agder county). The European route E134 passes through the village of Edland in Vinje, about 22 kilometres (14 mi) northeast of the lake. The lake Skyvatn is located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) to the south of the lake.Show on map
KalhovdfjordenKalhovdfjorden is a lake belonging to the municipality Tinn in the province of Telemark in southern Norway. Kalhovdfjorden belongs to the catchment of the river Skien. The river Mår comes out of the lake. The lake is part of the Skiensvassdraget. To the north lies Geilo, to the south lie the lakes Møsvatn, Gøystavatnet and Lake Tinn. The area of the lake is 20.39 kilometers² and it is 1084 metres above sea level.Show on map
NorsjøNorsjø is a lake in the municipalities of Skien, Nome and Sauherad in Telemark county, Norway. It is 55 km² in area and 15 meters above sea level. Norsjø is part of the Telemark Canal. Most rivers in Telemark meet Norsjø on their way before ending up in the Skien river or Porsgrunn river. Norsjø is a source of drinking water for Skien municipality.Show on map
VinjeåiVinjeåi is a river in the municipality Vinje in Telemark, Norway. The river is the outlet from the lake Vinjevatn, and joins the river Tokke at Åmot. Vinjeåi was regulated as part of the Tokke hydroelectric power development in the 1960s, and water from Vinjevatn is transferred through tunnel to the Tokke Hydroelectric Power Station.Show on map
LangesundsfjordenThe Langesundsfjord (Norwegian: Langesundsfjorden), also known as the Breviksfjord (Norwegian: Breviksfjorden), is a stretch of fjord from northern Skagerrak, between the islands of Sandøya, Bjørkøya and Siktesøya in Porsgrunn municipality and the mainland of Bamble municipality, in Telemark county in the southeastern part of Norway.Show on map
HjartdølaHjartdøla is a river in Hjartdal municipality in Telemark, Norway. The river is formed at the convergence of Skjesvatnet, Breidvatnet and Bjordøla. From here, it runs through Hjartsjå and Hjartdal, before in Heddal it changes its name to the Heddøla, which runs into Heddalsvatnet. The whole watercourse is known as Skiensvassdraget.Show on map
FyresvatnFyresvatn, or Fyresvatnet, is the fifth-deepest lake in Norway with a depth of 377 metres (1,237 ft). It is located in Fyresdal municipality, part of Telemark county. Fyresvatn belongs to the Arendal watershed, and discharges via the Fyreselv river into the Nidelva river, which flows into the Skagerrak at Arendal in the county of Aust-Agder.Show on map
VinjevatnVinjevatn is a lake in the municipality Vinje in Telemark, Norway. The main natural influx comes from the river Smørkleppåi, and the lake drains through the river Vinjeåi which meets the river Tokke at Åmot. Vinjevatn is regulated, and receives water from Totak through the Vinje Hydroelectric Power Station.Show on map
FlåvatnFlåvatn is a lake in the municipalities of Nome and Kviteseid in Telemark county, Norway. The lake is the easternmost of the connected lakes Bandak, Kviteseidvatnet and Flåvatn, which are all part of the Telemark Canal. The lake's area is 20.1 km². The outlet is via the river Straumen (Eidselva) to Norsjø.Show on map
BotnedalsvatnBotnedalsvatn is a lake in the valley Botnedalen in the municipality Tokke in Telemark, Norway. The level of Botnedalsvatn is regulated with a dam, and water from the reservoir is delivered through a tunnel to the Byrte Hydroelectric Power Station located near the southern end of Byrtevatn.Show on map
KviteseidvatnetKviteseidvatn (or Kviteseidvatnet) is a lake in the municipality of Kviteseid in Telemark county, Norway. The lake is part of the Telemark Canal and lies in the Skein watershed. Kviteseidvatn’s inlet is via from lake Bandak, and it discharges via the to Flåvatn.Show on map
TokkeTokke is a river in Telemark, Norway. It flows through the municipalities Vinje and Tokke, between the lakes Totak and Bandak. The Tokke river system was regulated between 1959 and 1979, with seven hydroelectric power stations with a combined installed capacity of 976 MW.Show on map
SeljordsvatnetSeljord Lake (Seljordsvatnet) is a lake in the municipality Seljord in Telemark, Norway. The main influx river is Vallaråi, and the lake drains through Bøelva. The lake covers an area of 16.7 km2. According to local folklore Selma, a sea serpent (Norwegian: Seljordsormen) lives in the lake.Show on map
ByrtevatnByrtevatn is a lake in the municipality Tokke in Telemark, Norway. The main natural influx comes from the river Byrteåi. Byrtevatn is regulated, and receives water from Botnedalsvatn through the Byrte Hydroelectric Power Station.Show on map
SongevatnetSongevatnet is a lake in Vinje municipality in Telemark county, Norway. Its coordinates are 59°51′05″N 07°30′51″E / 59.85139°N 7.51417°E. It has a surface area of 29.95 km² and lies at an altitude of 974 m.Show on map
HeddølaHeddøla is a river in the municipalities Hjartdal and Notodden in Telemark, Norway. It starts from the junction of Hjartdøla and Skogsåa, and flows through the valley Heddal ending in the lake Heddalsvatnet.Show on map
HeddalsvatnetHeddalsvatnet is a lake in the municipalities Notodden and Sauherad in Telemark, Norway. The main influx comes from the rivers Tinnelva and Heddøla. The lake covers an area of 11.9 km2.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Telemark
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JomfrulandJomfruland is a small elongated Norwegian island located off the coast of mainland Kragerø in the county of Telemark, about 2 km south of the island of Stråholmen. It measures about 7.5 km by 1 km. Jomfruland provides shelter to the many islands of the Kragerø archipelago from the Skagerrak seas. Approximately on the island's center there are two white lighthouses – one old and one new. Only the newer is in use today. The lighthouses are most characteristic and can be seen from all sides. These towers are often referred to as the characterizing feature of Kragerø and the archipelago.Show on map
GaustatoppenGaustatoppen is the highest mountain in the county Telemark in Norway who lies in the municipality Tinn and Hjartdal. The view from the summit is impressive, as one can see an area of approximately 60,000 km², one sixth of Norway's mainland. There is an elevator system inside the mountain, built for military purposes, which is now a tourist attraction. This ascends from the base of the mountain almost to the summit. The mountain is popular for downhill skiing in winter, and competitions have been held on its slopes. These competitions include the \"Norseman triathlon\", billed as \"the world's most brutal iron-distance triathlon\". It starts in Eidfjord and finishes at the top of Gaustatoppen. The summit is accessible on foot in the summer, on a rocky pathway of medium difficulty, although theShow on map
LangøyLangøy is an island in the municipality of Kragerø in Telemark county, Norway. An area of 6,6 km² makes it the second largest island of Kragerø after Skåtøy. Its name, which means \"Long island\", reflects its shape only to some extent. The highest point on the island is Langøybratten, at 117 meters, followed by Fløyfjell at 103 meters.Show on map
SkåtøySkåtøy' is the largest island in Kragerø municipality in Telemark county, Norway. Skåtøy was formerly a municipality. Skåtøy was separated from Sannidal January 1, 1882. It was merged with Kragerø January 1, 1960.Show on map
StråholmenStråholmen is a small island off the coast of Kragerø and Bamble in southern Telemark, Norway. The island is about 1.5 km long and 1 km wide at the widest, and lies approximately 2 km north of the island Jomfruland. Stråholmen faces the Skagerrak seas to the east and provides shelter for the inner coast line. The name is Norwegian and literally translates to \"The Islet of Straws\".Show on map
SkirveggenSkirveggen (1381 m.) is the highest mountain in Vegglifjell. The summit lies in Tinn commune in Telemark, but the border with Nore og Uvdal commune in Buskerud is only one hundred metres north-east. The mountain has a steep east flank, the other sides are gently sloped. It has a flat summit, where the actual high point is difficult to make out.Show on map
HåøyaHåøya is an island in Langesundfjorden in Porsgrunn municipality, Norway. Its area is 2.4 km². It is known among others from summer camps arranged by Oluf Reed-Olsen.Show on map
Barlindåsen[reflink] Barlindåsen is a mountain of Akershus, Norway.Show on map