Larvik

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Larvik kommune
County Vestfold
Landscape
Municipality NO-0709
Administrative centre Larvik
Mayor (2003) Øyvind Riise Jenssen (H)
Official language form Bokmål
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Percentage
Ranked 199
535 km²
501 km²
0.17 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 17
40,990
0.90 %
5.5 %
82/km²
Coordinates Template:Coor dm
www.larvik.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway (http://www.ssb.no/english/municipalities/0709)

Larvik is a municipality in the county of Vestfold, Norway. The municipality covers an area of 530 km². The district also includes the villages Stavern, Nevlunghavn, Helgeroa, Kvelde, Hvarnes and Tjølling. Other noteable places is the lake Farris and the river Numedalslågen, locally called Lågen, wich terminates in the fjord of Larvik. A source of fresh water located below the city's beech tree forest also bears the name Farris.

Larvik has a daily ferry connection to Frederikshavn in Denmark.

Larvik houses the Treschow estate which is currently owned by Mille-Marie Treschow, the richest woman in Norway.

The world's most northern natural occurrence of beech trees (Fagus sylvatica) in Bøkeskogen (Beech Tree Forest).

Notable natives

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Municipalities of Vestfold Missing image
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Vestfold coat of arms

Andebu | Hof | Holmestrand | Horten | Lardal | Larvik | Nøtterøy | Re | Sande | Sandefjord | Stokke | Svelvik | Tjøme | Tønsberg

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