Telemark County Council

Telemark consists of 18 municipalities and has a population of around 171.000. The administrative centre of Telemark is in Skien. Great amounts of Norway’s electricity are produced in Telemark in the form of hydropower. Telemark has a various culture, as well as a diverse landscape.


Contact information:

Lars Haukvik, head of the office for international cooperation. Telephone: +47 90 06 82 50. E-mail:

Vibeke Jakobsen, international advisor. Telephone: +47 48 00 14 12. E-mail:

Dawn Marie Syvertsen. Telephone: +47 906 81 287. E-mail: