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Type Political Subdivision
Usage Norwegian
Pronounced Pron. /ˈfɪnː.mɑɾk/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse finn(ar) (the Old Norse same of the Sami), and mǫrk meaning "woodland, borderland, or march/mark."

Finnmark was a fylke (county) in Norway.

On 1 January 2020, Finnmark merged with Troms to form Troms og Finnmark fylke.
Added 5/7/2019 by sep780
Edited 12/17/2022 by StingyKingPro, Mike C and sep780