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Telemark (Norway)

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Flag of Telemark image by Mark Sensen

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Description of the flag

Proportions are 1:1
Mark Sensen, 18 November 1995

Or, a rising curved axe Sable. Such an axe with a curved handle was traditional in area from 15th century, and was a symbol of power. People were bearing axes even to churches, up till the last Century.
Željko Heimer, 19 November 1995

Status of the flag

The flag was adopted by the county council on 2 November 1970 and approved by Royal resolution on 19 December 1970.
Jan Oskar Engene, 19 November 1995


The following communes are listed in this county (fylke). The codes following the names are assigned by Norway for statistical and administrative purposes.

The following are former municipaliteis of this county: