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Re: Brilliant!

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Wednesday, February 13, 2002, 11:41
Kvasir wrote:
>Indeed, the country has some kind of history with Denmark, as you can see >from >some of the place names. Niekopenhaag is one of them and indeed it means >New >Copenhagen. As for Jørlantä, it could be related to Jutland, maybe not... >:o)
Surely not! It simply must be related to the Swedish place-name "Jörlanda" (some km from which I used to live)! Clearly Fyksland received a wave of immigrants from Bohuslän* at some point ... * Pronvince on Sweden's West Coast, that belonged to Norway until the 17th century. Andreas _________________________________________________________________ Send and receive Hotmail on your mobile device:


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