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Aust-Agder is a county (fylke) in Norway, bordering the counties Telemark, Rogaland, and Vest-Agder.  Until 1919, the name of the county was Nedenes amt.  Nedenes amt (fylke) was named after the old Nedenes farm. About 77% of the inhabitants live at the coast, where the main built area is. Tourism is important, as Arendal and the other coastal towns are popular attractions.  The county, which is located at Skagerrak coast, extends from Gjernestangern at Risør to Kvåsefjorden at Lillesand.  The inner parts of the area includeds Setesdalsheiene and Austheriene.  About 77% of the inhavitants live at the coast, where the main built area is. 


Cities, Parishes, Clerical Districts in Aust-Agder County

Map of Aust-Agder County

Map of Aust-Agder County (special thanks to James Hasleton for improving the image).


History and Government Offices

Passenger Lists

Probate Jurisdictions


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