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Hammerfest

Hammerfest is a municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Hammerfest. Some of the main villages in the municipality include Rypefjord, Forsøl, Hønsebybotn, Akkarfjord, Akkarfjord, and Kårhamn.The 848km2 municipality is the 129th largest by area out of the 426 municipalities in Norway. Hammerfest is the 111th most populous municipality in Norway with a population of 10,527. The municipality's population density is and its population has increased by 12.1% over the last decade.The municipality encompasses parts of three large islands: Kvaløya, Sørøya, and Seiland. Other small islands such as Lille Kamøya and Kamøya are also located here. Most of the municipality does not have a road connection with the rest of Norway. Only Kvaløya island is connected via the Kvalsund Bridge.In 2017, the two neighboring municipalities of Hammerfest and Kvalsund voted to merge together into one large municipality effective 1 January 2020.
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