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

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse Heiðmǫrk. That's from heiðnir the name of an old Germanic tribe (related to heið meaning moorland) and mǫrk meaning "woodland, borderland, or march/mark."

Hedmark was a fylke (county) in Norway.

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