Finnish Exonyms For Places In Norway
This is a list of Finnish language names in Norway. The first list contains all Finnish or Kven names that are officially recognised by the Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority. The second lists further Finnish names of towns in the general area (most of these names do not have official status).
Kven is closely related to Finnish and was recognised as an official minority language of Norway in 2005. It is one of three official languages of Porsanger municipality in Finnmark.
Famous quotes containing the words norway, places and/or finnish:
“Such was the very armor he had on
When he the ambitious Norway combated.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“People who live in quiet, remote places are apt to give good dinners. They are the oft-recurring excitement of an otherwise unemotional, dull existence. They linger, each of these dinners, in our palimpsest memories, each recorded clearly, so that it does not blot out the others.”
—M. E. W. Sherwood (18261903)
“A conversation in English in Finnish and in French can not be held at the same time nor with indifference ever or after a time.”
—Gertrude Stein (18741946)