Norawa is dividit intae 19 admeenistrative regions, cried coonties (singular Norse: fylke, plural Norse: fylker (Bokmål) / fylke (Nynorsk); till 1918 kent as amt, pl. amter / amt). The coonties form the primary first-level subdiveesions o Norawa an are further dividit intae 430 municipalities (kommune, pl. kommuner / kommunar). The caipital Oslo is considered as baith a coonty an a municipality.

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Thare is some poleetical disagreement on whether coonties are a practical, economical or even necessar level o admeenistration. (See Politics o Norway fur mair information.)

Leet o coontiesEedit

Below is a leet o the Norse coonties as thay hae been syne 1919, wi thair current admeenistrative centres. Note that the coonties are admeenistered baith bi appointees o the naitional govrenment an tae a lesser extent bi thair awn electit bodies. The coonty nummers are frae the offeecial numbering seestem ISO 3166-2:NO, which follaes the coastline frae the Swadish mairch in the sootheast tae the Roushie mairch in the northeast. The number 13 wis dropped frae the seestem when the ceety o Bergen (coonty no. 13) wis mergit intae Hordaland (coonty no. 12) in 1972.

ISO-code Airms Coonty (Fylke) Admeenistrative centre
01   Østfold Sarpsborg
02   Akershus Oslo
03   Oslo Ceety o Oslo
04   Hedmark Hamar
05   Oppland Lillehammer
06   Buskerud Drammen
07   Vestfold Tønsberg
08   Telemark Skien
09   Aust-Agder Arendal
10   Vest-Agder Kristiansand
11   Rogaland Stavanger
12   Hordaland Bergen
14   Sogn og Fjordane Leikanger
15   Møre og Romsdal Molde
16   Sør-Trøndelag Trondheim
17   Nord-Trøndelag Steinkjer
18   Nordland Bodø
19   Troms Tromsø
20   Finnmark Vadsø

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