Resources for researching locations and ancestors in Norway. The map displays old and new names of counties in Norway, which are called fylke. Our original spelling was "Lende" - would like to find some of my relatives from the Telemark area -
Sápmi The Sami call their land Sápmi and it is quite a large area; about the size of Sweden, but spread out over Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russian Kola Peninsula. Most experts agree that the Sami culture can be traced back to around 2000 to 2500 years.