Synonyms for flakstad or Related words with flakstad

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Examples of "flakstad"
Flakstad Church () is a parish church in the municipality of Flakstad in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the village of Flakstad. The church is part of the Flakstad parish in the Lofoten deanery in the Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland. The red, wooden church was built in 1780.
Nils Erik Flakstad (born 9 August 1907 in Hamar, died on 31 July 1979 in Oslo) was a Norwegian sculptor, son of businessperson and politician Nils Erik Flakstad.
The municipality of Flakstad was established on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). On 1 July 1916, the southern part of the municipality (population: 1,306) was separated to form the new municipality of Moskenes. This left Flakstad with 1,667 residents.
The municipality's economy is dominated by fishing. The fishing fleet mainly consists of small boats. There are also several fish farm in Flakstad. There is some agriculture in Flakstad, but mostly cattle and sheep farming rather than growing crops.
Samuelsen died in a tractor accident on 16 September 2014 in Flakstad. He was 72.
Asmund Kristoffersen (born 5 November 1944 in Flakstad) is a retired Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.
Nils Erik Flakstad (23 March 1876 – 9 December 1939) was a Norwegian businessperson and politician for the Conservative Party.
His grandson Nils Erik Flakstad served as a member of Parliament representing the market towns of Hedmark and Oppland counties.
On 1 January 1964 during a period of municipal mergers, Moskenes (population: 2,001) and Flakstad (population: 2,067) were merged back together. This merger only lasted for twelve years. On 1 January 1976, Moskenes (population: 1,705) and Flakstad (population: 2,007) were divided once again.
Flakstad Church is located about northeast of Ramberg. It is the second church building to exist on this site since 1430. The timber used for the church comes from Russia—the people of Flakstad exchanged fish for timber during the Pomor trade. This is why the steeple has a Russian Orthodox look.
Flakstad also served as a delegate to the Inter-Parliamentary Union Congress in Paris, France in 1927.
On 1 January 1964, the municipalities of Flakstad and Moskenes were reunited, this time under the name "Moskenes". Prior to the merger, Moskenes had 2,001 residents and the new municipality of Moskenes had 4,068 residents. This new municipality did not last long because on 1 January 1976, Flakstad broke away again to once again form a separate municipality. This left Moskenes with 1,705 residents.
Located near the southern end of the Lofoten archipelago, Flakstad comprises all of the island of Flakstadøya and the northern part of the island of Moskenesøya. The islands are connected by the Fredvang Bridges and the Kåkern Bridge. The large lake Solbjørnvatnet lies on the northern part of Moskenesøya in Flakstad.
The Church of Norway has one parish "(sokn)" within the municipality of Flakstad. It is part of the Lofoten deanery in the Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland.
The municipality was established on 1 July 1916 when the southern part of Flakstad municipality was separated to become Moskenes. Initially, Moskenes had a population of 1,306.
The company is owned by the six municipalities it operates the power grid in, Vestvågøy (41%), Vågan (41%), Flakstad (6.5%), Moskenes (6.5%), Værøy (3%) and Røst (2%).
The municipal council "(Kommunestyre)" of Flakstad is made up of 11 representatives that are elected to every four years. Currently, the party breakdown is as follows:
Lofoten District Court is a district court located in Svolvær, Norway. It covers the municipalities of Flakstad, Moskenes, Vestvågøy, and Vågan and is subordinate Hålogaland Court of Appeal.
The municipality (originally the parish) is named after the old "Flakstad" farm (Norse "Flakstaðir"), since the first church (Flakstad Church) was built there. Historically, the name was spelled ""Flagstad"". The first element could be a Norse nickname ("flak" meaning "reckless") or it could come from the word "flag" meaning "rock wall", possibly referring to the large cliff near the church site. The last element is "staðir" which means "homestead" or "farm".
Solbjørnvatnet is a lake that lies in the municipality of Flakstad in Nordland county, Norway. The lake is located on the northern part of the island of Moskenesøya, less than west of the European route E10 highway.