Lyngdal

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Lyngdal kommune
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County Vest-Agder
Landscape Sørlandet
Municipality NO-1032
Administrative centre Lyngdal
Mayor (2003) Hans Fredrik Grøvan (KrF)
Official language form Bokmål
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Percentage
Ranked 240
391 km²
370 km²
0.12 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 139
7,216
0.16 %
5.1 %
20/km²
Coordinates Template:Coor dm
www.lyngdal.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway (http://www.ssb.no/english/municipalities/1032)

Lyngdal is a municipality and town in the county of Vest-Agder, Norway. It is a coastal municipality, and borders in the south-east on Lindesnes municipality, Audnedal in the north-east, Hægebostad in the north and Kvinesdal and Farsund in the west. Lyngdal declared township on January 1, 2001.

Major sources of revenue are wood processing, agriculture and commerce. Tourism is also central to the community, with the beaches of Kvavik and Rosfjord being popular resorts during the summer.

In 1963, Lyngdal was merged with the municipalities of Austad and Kvås.

The municipality has its name from the river Lygna, which runs through it. The name means Lygna valley.


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Audnedal | Farsund | Flekkefjord | Hægebostad | Kristiansand | Kvinesdal | Lindesnes | Lyngdal | Mandal | Marnardal | Sirdal | Songdalen | Søgne | Vennesla | Åseral

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