Telemark has a population of 170643 making it is one of the smallest cities in Norway.
It operates on the Europe/Oslo time zone.
Telemark [ˈtêːləmɑrk] (listen) is a traditional region, a former county and a current electoral district in Norway. In 2020, Telemark merged with the former county of Vestfold to form the county of Vestfold og Telemark. Telemark borders the traditional regions and former counties of Vestfold, Buskerud, Hordaland, Rogaland and Aust-Agder.
The various geographic sub-regions of Telemark have distinct cultural traditions in terms of dialect, music, clothing, handcrafts, food, and architecture.
The name Telemark means the "mark of the Thelir", the ancient North Germanic tribe that inhabited what is now known as Upper Telemark in the Migration Period and the Viking Age.
In the Middle Ages, the agr..