Vest-Agder

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Vest-Agder fylke
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County NO-10
Region Sørlandet
Administrative centre Kristiansand
County mayor Thore Westermoen
Area
 - Total
 - Percentage
Ranked 15
7,276 km²
2.19 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 14
160,127
3.50 %
7.8 %
24/km²
Gross Regional Product
 - Total (2001)
 - Percentage
 - GRP/capita
Ranked 14
34,609 million NOK
2.27 %
219,928 NOK

Vest-Agder is a county in Norway, bordering Rogaland and Aust-Agder. In 2002 there were 157,851 inhabitants, which is 3.4% of the total population in Norway. Its area is 7,281 km². The county administration is in Kristiansand.

It is the southernmost county in Norway, extending inland from the North Sea and its arm, the Skagerrak, to the southern fringes of Setesdalen, including the southermost point of the entire country, Pysen island south of Mandal, and the southernmost part of the continental Norway, Lindesnes. It has a very broken and hilly surface.

Most of the habitation lies along the coast, including the towns Kristiansand, Mandal, Flekkefjord, and Farsund. The northern portion is mountainous and sparsely settled, while the central upland moors are used for pasturing of cattle and sheep.

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