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Søgne kommune
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County Vest-Agder
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Municipality NO-1018
Administrative centre Søgne
Mayor (2003) Eli D. Løite (H)
Official language form Bokmål
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Percentage
Ranked 357
151 km²
143 km²
0.05 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 109
9,426
0.21 %
18.1 %
66/km²
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www.sogne.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway (http://www.ssb.no/english/municipalities/1018)

Søgne is a municipality in the county of Vest-Agder, Norway. It is a coastal municipality, with a long stretch of coastline to the south. In the east, it borders on the municipality of Kristiansand, in the north and north-east on Marnardal and Songdalen, and in the west on Mandal.

As opposed to the other municipalities of Vest-Agder, Søgne has not gone through a municipal merger in recent times. On the contrary, Greipstad was separated from Søgne in 1913, and merged with Songdalen. The population of Søgne is approx. 9000 (in 2001).

The municipality has its name from the old river Sygna, now Søgneelva. The name means "Sygna valley".


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Municipalities of Vest-Agder Missing image
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Vest-Agder coat of arms

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

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