Polmak

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Polmak
Buolbmát
Village
View of the village church
View of the village church
Polmak is located in Finnmark
Polmak
Polmak
Location of the village
Polmak is located in Norway
Polmak
Polmak
Polmak (Norway)
Coordinates: 70°04′15″N 28°00′27″E / 70.0708°N 28.0075°E / 70.0708; 28.0075Coordinates: 70°04′15″N 28°00′27″E / 70.0708°N 28.0075°E / 70.0708; 28.0075
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Finnmark
District Øst-Finnmark
Municipality Tana Municipality
Elevation[1] 19 m (62 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 9845 Tana

Polmak (Northern Sami: Buolbmát and Finnish: Pulmanki) is a village in Tana Municipality in Finnmark county in Norway. The village is located on the south shore of the river Tana, just east of the border with Finland (and the northernmost point of Finland). The village is the site of the Polmak Church.[2]

The village was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Polmak which existed from 1903 until its dissolution in 1964.

Name

The name is a Norwegian version of the Northern Sami form of the name, Buolbmát. The meaning is unknown.

References

  1. ^ "Polmak, Tana (Finnmark)". yr.no. Retrieved 2018-05-12. 
  2. ^ Askheim, Svein, ed. (2015-12-09). "Polmak". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-05-12. 

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