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Birkenes Kommune

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Birkenes has almost 5 000 inhabitants, half of whom live in the Birkeland area, which is the municipal centre.

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Birkenes has almost 5 000 inhabitants, half of whom live in the Birkeland area, which is the municipal centre.

Birkeland is 30 km north of the centre of Kristiansand and a good 10 km north-west of the centre of Lillesand.

The region is famous for its untouched forests and moores, spectacular waterways and abundant wildlife. There is salmonfishing in the river Tovdal and a general fishingpermit is available for most of the lakes in the region.

Lake Ogge (Birkenes/Iveland), with its 365 islands and islets, is considered to be one of Norway’s canoeing Eldorados.

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1/1/2013 - 5/31/2013
Mon - Fri
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6/1/2013 - 9/15/2013
Mon - Fri
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
9/16/2013 - 12/31/2013
Mon - Fri
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Birkenes Kommune

Birkenes has almost 5 000 inhabitants, half of whom live in the Birkeland area, which is the municipal centre. Birkeland is 30 km north of the...

Birkenes Kommune

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