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Aboot this soondFinnmark  or Finnmárku (Northern Sami) is a coonty in the extreme northeast o Norawa. Bi land it borders Troms coonty tae the wast, Finland (Lapland) te the sooth an Roushie (Murmansk Oblast) tae the east, an bi water, the Norse Sea (Atlantic Ocean) tae the northwest, an the Barents Sea (Airctic Ocean) tae the north an northeast.

Finnmark fylke
Finnmárkku fylka
Coonty
Coat o airms o Finnmark fylke
Coat o airms
Finnmark athin Norawa
Finnmark athin Norawa
Kintra Norawa
Coonty Finnmark
Region Nord-Norge
Coonty ID NO-20
Offeecial leid form Bokmål, Kvensk, an Sami
Demonym Finnmarking
Admeenistrative centre Vadsø
Govrenment
 • Govrenor Gunnar Kjønnøy
  (1998–present)
 • Coonty mayor Runar Sjåstad
  Arbeiderpartiet
  (2007–present)
Aurie(#1 in Norawa, 15.04% o Norawa's land aurie)
 • Total 48,618 km2 (18,772 sq mi)
 • Laund 45,757 km2 (17,667 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Tot 72,812
 • Density 2/km2 (5/sq mi)
 • Chynge (10 years) -4.2 %
 • Rank in Norawa 19 (1.60% of country)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)
Income (per caipita) 128,300 NOK
GDP (per caipita) 185,563 NOK (2001)
Naitional Rank: 19 (0.90% o kintra)
Wabsteid www.ffk.no
Data frae Statistics Norway
For the obsolete currency, see Finnish markka.

The coonty wis umwhile kent as Finmarkens amt or Vardøhus amt, an syne 2002, haes haed twa offeecial names: Finnmark (Norse) an Finnmárku (Sami). It is pairt o the Sápmi region, which spans fower kintras, as well as the Barents Region, an is the lairgest an least populatit coonty o Norawa.

Situatit at the northmaist pairt o continental Europe, whaur Norawa swings eastward, Finnmark haes aaways been an aurie whaur east meets wast, in cultur as well as in natur an geography. Vardø, the eastmaist municipality in the kintra, is locatit farther east than Saunt Petersburg an Istanbul.

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