Type Political Subdivision
From the Nynork word aust "east" and the place name agder. It means "the eastern part of Agder."Agder was a district in NORWAY during the Viking Age. The origin of the name Agder is unknown.Aust-Agder is a fylke (county) in NORWAY.On 1 January 2020, Aust-Agder will merge with VEST-AGDER to form Agder fylke.