Flekkefjord

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Flekkefjord is the westmost of the Sørlandet ("South Country") towns, Western Norway begins just a few kilometers away. Nevertheless, the old town is as typical Sørlandet as any town, with its narrow streets, white wooden houses and – still – some blue front doors. The latter might not be visible on this picture taken late in the evening. The number of inhabitants in the Flekkefjord town is a little above five thousand.
(2006-07-25)

Flekkefjord

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A Flekkefjord street in the morning. This is a part of the town called Hollenderbyen (Dutch City) because Dutch merchant ships once used to land here.
(2006-07-26)

Ola Dekksgutt

For Norwegians only: Statue of Ola Dekksgutt (apprentice sailor) in the harbor, remember Torbjørn Egner's song?. Ola happened to come from Flekkefjord because that rhymes with ...

coat of arms

The Flekkefjord coat of arms

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