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Gamvik is a municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Mehamn. The other main villages in Gamvik include Gamvik and Skjånes.Most people live in the village of Mehamn (about 700 inhabitants), which has an airport, Mehamn Airport, and is also a port of call of the hurtigruten coastal boats. The Slettnes Lighthouse near the village of Gamvik is the northernmost lighthouse on the mainland of Europe. Nervei and Langfjordbotn are two very small villages in southern Gamvik that are only accessible by boat. Finnkongkeila is an abandoned village along the Tanafjorden.General informationThe municipality of Gamvik was established on 1 January 1914 when the old Tana Municipality was divided into Tana, Berlevåg, and Gamvik. Initially, Gamvik had 1,371 inhabitants. The municipal boundaries have not changed since that time.NameThe Old Norse form of the name may have been Gangvík. The first element is then gangr which means "path" and the last element is vík which means "cove" or "wick".
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