Mandal, Norway

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View of the town
View of the town
 • Total7.03 km2 (2.71 sq mi)
 • Total11,053
 • Density1,667/km2 (4,320/sq mi)

Mandal is a town in the Lindesnes municipality in Agder, Norway. It is the fourth largest town in Agder. It is located at the end of Mandalen Valley, where the Mandalselva river flows into the sea.[1] The town has an area of 7.03 square kilometres (2.71 sq mi)[2] and had a population of 11,053 in 2019.[3]

The town is located along the European route E39 highway. it is about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southwest of Kristiansand and 60 kilometres (37 mi) southeast of Flekkefjord. Close to Mandal, there are smaller communities like Ime to the east and Sånum to the southwest. Another small village, Krossen, is about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north, along the Mandalselva river.

References[change | change source]

  1. Thorsnæs, Geir (12 March 2020). "Mandal". Store Norske Leksikon. Retrieved 17 April 2024. Mandal, formerly a municipality in Vest-Agder at the mouth of the Mandalselva in the furthest south of the county
  2. "Area and population of urban settlements, by urban settlement, contents and year". Statistisk sentralbyrå. Retrieved 17 April 2024.
  3. "Population and land area in urban settlements". Statistisk sentralbyrå. 6 October 2020. Retrieved 17 April 2024.