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Vest-Agder

(vĕst`-äg'dər), county (1995 pop. 149,563), 2,810 sq mi (7,278 sq km), S Norway, bordering on the Skagerrak in the south. Kristiansand is the capital. Farming, shipping, fishing, and the manufacture of forest products are the chief occupations. LindesnesLindesnes
or the Naze
, cape, in Vest-Agder co., southernmost point of the Norwegian mainland, projecting into the North Sea at the entrance to the Skagerrak. Norway's first lighthouse (1655) is there.
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, Norway's southernmost point, is in Vest-Agder.
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Moody's estimate that the combined entity's market share in its core region of Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder is around 30% with a national market share of around 2%.
21 July 2011 - Norwegian energy and shipping company Ganger Rolf ASA (OSL: GRO) said today in its second-quarter report that it has started the construction of onshore wind park Lista Vindkraftverk in the southern Norwegian county of Vest-Agder.
19 May 2010 - Norwegian IT provider Atea ASA (OSL: ATEA) said Wednesday it will deliver student PCs to the county of Vest-Agder, under a deal, estimated at NOK11m in 2010.
The patients, both 38 years of age, included a man from Vest-Agder County, who had not been abroad during the last 4 weeks before disease, and a woman from Hordaland County, who was bitten by a tick on Bornholm Island.
The nurses, from Vest-agder health services in Kristiansand, Norway, will spend a week looking at Tees and North-East NHS Trust's mental health services in Hartlepool.
Four had been on Tromoy Island in Aust-Agder County before becoming ill, while one had been in Lyngdal and three in Mandal and Sogne in Vest-Agder County.
The first metres of the cable, which was also manufactured by Nexans, have been laid on the seabed in Vollesfjord in Vest-Agder.
10 May 2010 - Norwegian company Fred Olsen Renewables AS said today that it received a grant of NOK388m from the state energy fund Enova SF for its wind-power project at Lista in Vest-Agder.
Vest-Agder Hospital, Kristiansand, Norway; ([dagger]) Norwegian Veterinary Association, Oslo, Norway; and ([double dagger]) InVitro, Labor for Veterinamedizinische Diagnostik und Hygiene GmbH, Vienna, Austria