Birkenes is a municipality in county, . It is located in the traditional district of Sørlandet. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Birkeland, where about half the municipal population lives.

Notable Places in the Area

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The is a monumental, legendary oak near the Norwegian village of Mollestad in the municipality of Birkenes, . Photo: Friman, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a parish church in Birkenes municipality in county, . is situated 3½ km southwest of Birkenes. Photo: Krg, CC BY-SA 3.0.


58.3348° or 58° 20' 5.2" north
8.2327° or 8° 13' 57.8" east
56 metres (184 feet)
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  • Albanian: Birkenes
  • Arabic: Birkenes
  • Asturian: Birkenes
  • Asturian: Birkenes kommune
  • Asturian: conceyu de Birkenes (Noruega)
  • Basque: Birkenes
  • Bavarian: Birkenes
  • Bishnupriya: বিরকেনেস
  • Catalan: Birkenes
  • Cebuano: Birkenes
  • Chinese: Birkenes
  • Chinese: 比尔克内斯
  • Chinese: 比爾克內斯
  • Danish: Birkenes
  • Dutch: Birkenes
  • Esperanto: Birkenes
  • Estonian: Birkenesi vald
  • Finnish: Birkenes
  • French: Birkenes
  • Galician: Birkenes
  • German: Birkenes
  • Hungarian: Birkenes
  • Italian: Birkenes
  • Javanese: Birkenes
  • Latin: Birkenes
  • Limburgan: Birkenes
  • Low German: Kommun Birkenes
  • Malay: Birkenes
  • Min Nan Chinese: Birkenes
  • Northern Sami: Birkenes
  • Norwegian: Birkenes
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Birkenes
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Birkenes
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Birkenes kommune
  • Occitan (post 1500): Birkenes
  • Persian: بیرکنس
  • Polish: Birkenes
  • Portuguese: Birkenes
  • Romanian: Birkenes
  • Russian: Биркенес
  • Slovenian: Birkenes
  • Spanish: Birkenes
  • Swahili: Birkenes
  • Swedish: Birkenes
  • Swedish: Birkenes kommun
  • Turkish: Birkenes
  • Vietnamese: Birkenes
  • Waray (Philippines): Birkenes

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