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Storfjord

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Storfjord kommune
County Troms
Landscape
Municipality NO-1939
Administrative centre Oteren
Mayor (2003) Hanne Braathen (Sp)
Official language form Neutral
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Percentage
Ranked 49
1,543 km²
1,477 km²
0.48 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 340
1,912
0.04 %
-0.3 %
1/km²
Coordinates Template:Coor dm
www.storfjord.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway (http://www.ssb.no/english/municipalities/1939)

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

The municipality is situated around the inner parts of the fjord of Lyngen. The ethnic mix is interesting, with both Sami and Finnish cultures represented. In the valley of Signaldalen, a Norwegian dialect of southern origin is spoken, a reminiscent of the valley's settlement from the south in the early 19th. c.

Storfjord borders both Finland and Sweden, and the borders of the three countries meet at the beacon of Treriksrøysa (Swedish: Treriksröset), the northernmost point of Sweden.


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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