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Fauske kommune
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County Nordland
Landscape Salten
Municipality NO-1841
Administrative centre Fauske
Mayor (2005) Kjell Eilertsen (Ap)
Official language form Bokmål
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Percentage
Ranked 82
1,210 km²
1,109 km²
0.37 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 103
9,627
0.21 %
-2.7 %
9/km²
Coordinates Template:Coor dm
www.fauske.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway (http://www.ssb.no/english/municipalities/1841)

Fauske is a municipality and town located in the county of Nordland, Norway.

Several marble quarrys are located in the municipality. The marble is being exported to many countries, where it can be observed in many monumental buildings.

The Nordlandsbanen railroad passes through the municipality. Travellers headed further north leaves the train here, and travels further with bus.

The authors Dag Ove Johansen, Trine Angelsen and Karin Risvoll are living in the municipality.


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Nordland coat of arms

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