Hem, Norway

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Hem is a village and statistical area (grunnkrets) in Larvik municipality, Norway. Before 1988 it was a part of Tjølling municipality.

The statistical area Hem, which also can include the peripheral parts of the village as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of 780.[1]

The village Hem is located in the eastern part of the municipality. It is considered a part of the urban settlement Sandefjord, which covers the greater Sandefjord city area and stretches towards Stokke and into peripheral parts of Larvik municipality.[2] The urban settlement Sandefjord has a population of 39,849, of which 705 people live within Larvik.[3]


  1. ^ Statistics Norway (2007). "Statistics bank". 
  2. ^ Statistics Norway (2005). "Kart over tettsteder og sentrumsområder 1. januar 2005" (PDF). 
  3. ^ Statistics Norway (2006). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality. 1 January 2006".