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Berg, Norway

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Berg kommune
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County Troms
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Municipality NO-1929
Administrative centre Skaland
Mayor (2003) Trond Abelson (Ap)
Official language form Bokmål
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Percentage
Ranked 280
294 km²
276 km²
0.09 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 406
1,043
0.02 %
-14.3 %
4/km²
Coordinates Template:Coor dm
www.berg.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway (http://www.ssb.no/english/municipalities/1929)

Berg is a municipality in the county of Troms, Norway.

Berg municipality was also the first place in the world to utilize electrical street lights, at which time it was mainly a mining community. When this mining industry ceased, the "electrical adventure" did as well. The buildings are still to be seen, at Hamn, which is now a very special hotel/lodge.

The municipality faces the Atlantic on the west side of the island of Senja. The municipal centre is at Skaland. The first female pastor in the Lutheran Church of Norway worked in the parish from 1961 onwards.


Municipalities of Troms Missing image
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Troms coat of arms

Balsfjord | Bardu | Berg | Bjarkøy | Dyrøy | Gratangen | Harstad | Ibestad | Karlsøy | Kvæfjord | Kvænangen | Kåfjord | Lavangen | Lenvik | Lyngen | Målselv | Nordreisa | Salangen | Skjervøy | Skånland | Storfjord | Sørreisa | Torsken | Tranøy | Tromsø

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