Tokke is a river in Vestfold og Telemark, Norway. It flows through the municipalities Vinje and Tokke, between the lakes Totak and Bandak. The Tokke river system was regulated between 1959 and 1979, with seven hydroelectric power stations with a combined installed capacity of 976 MW .
Tokke is a municipality in Telemark in the county of Vestfold og Telemark in Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Vest-Telemark. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Dalen. The municipality of Tokke was created on 1 January 1964 upon the merger of the two older municipalities of Lårdal and Mo. Located in Lårdal, Eidsborg stave church is one of Norway's old stave churches.
Lårdal is a former municipality in Telemark county, Norway. Lårdal is a small village located next to the lake Bandak, in the eastern parts of the county Telemark. Lårdal was earlier its own municipality, but in 1964 it made a larger municipality together with Mo, called Tokke. There is a church, a school and a place where you can buy fast food. Three years ago Lårdal had its own grocery store, but because of the low population in Lårdal, they had to close it down. Now, the people living in Lårdal have to go to Høydalsmo to buy food. Lårdal is also home to the former journalist and television presenter Bjørn Honerød.
Høydalsmo is a village in Tokke municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It has about 300 permanent residents.
Bandak is a lake in the municipalities of Kviteseid and Tokke in Vestfold og Telemark county, Norway. The lake, which is part of the Telemark Canal route, belongs to the Skien watershed. The river Tokke flows into the lake, and the outlet is via the river Straumane, to Kviteseidvatn. Average depth is 121 meter or about 50 meters below sea level. The lake is 2 km at the widest. The catchment area is 2556 km2.
Totak is a lake in the municipality of Vinje in Vestfold og Telemark county, Norway. The lake is part of the Skien river watershed (Skiensvassdraget), discharging via the river Tokke to lake Bandak. At 306 m Totak is the 10th deepest lake in Norway; this tremendous overdeepening marks it as a glacially formed lake with characteristics similar to a fjord. Its volume of 2.36 km3 makes it the 20th largest by volume as well.
Øvre Byrte is a village in the municipality of Tokke, Norway. It is located where the river Byrteåi runs out in Byrtevatn.
Åmot is the administrative centre of Vinje municipality, Norway. Its population is 592.
Dalen is the administrative centre of Tokke municipality, Norway. Its population is 801. Dalen is located on and around the delta where the river Tokke flows into the west end of the lake Bandak.
Hjartdøla is a river in Hjartdal municipality in Vestfold og Telemark, Norway. The river is formed at the convergence of Skjesvatnet, Breidvatnet and Bjordøla. From here, it runs into lake Hjartsjå and through Hjartdal, before it junction with Skogsåa in Sauland, and then changes its name to the Heddøla, which runs through Heddal and into Heddalsvatnet. The whole watercourse is known as Skiensvassdraget.
Eikeren or Eikern is a long and deep lake in the municipalities of Hof in the county of Vestfold og Telemark and Øvre Eiker in the county of Viken, Norway. It is the largest lake in Vestfold.
Skafså is a parish in southern part of the municipality Tokke in Telemark, Norway. The Skafså Church was consecrated in 1839. The mountain farm Grimdalen, today a museum (Grimdalstunet), has farm buildings from the time of barter economy in the 17th century. Nearby is a collection of around 300 of Anne Grimdalen's sculptures.
Seljord Lake (Seljordsvatnet) is a lake in the municipality Seljord in Vestfold og Telemark, Norway. The main influx river is Vallaråi, and the lake drains through Bøelva. The lake covers an area of 16.7 km2. According to local folklore Selma, a sea serpent lives in the lake.
Vinjevatn is a lake in the municipality Vinje in Vestfold og Telemark, Norway. The main natural influx comes from the river Smørkleppåi, and the lake drains through the river Vinjeåi which meets the river Tokke at Åmot. Vinjevatn is regulated, and receives water from Totak through the Vinje Hydroelectric Power Station.
Byrtevatn is a lake in the municipality Tokke in Vestfold og Telemark, Norway. The main natural influx comes from the river Byrteåi. Byrtevatn is regulated, and receives water from Botnedalsvatn through the Byrte Hydroelectric Power Station.
Botnedalsvatn is a lake in the valley Botnedalen in the municipality Tokke in Vestfold og Telemark, Norway. The level of Botnedalsvatn is regulated with a dam, and water from the reservoir is delivered through a tunnel to the Byrte Hydroelectric Power Station located near the southern end of Byrtevatn.
Vinjeåi is a river in the municipality Vinje in Vestfold og Telemark, Norway. The river is the outlet from the lake Vinjevatn, and joins the river Tokke at Åmot. Vinjeåi was regulated as part of the Tokke hydroelectric power development in the 1960s, and water from Vinjevatn is transferred through tunnel to the Tokke Hydroelectric Power Station.
Eidsborg is a village and parish in the municipality of Tokke in Telemark county, Norway. It is located at the northern side of the lake Bandak. The Eidsborg Stave Church, from the 13th century, is located in the parish, and the Vest-Telemark Museum is located nearby. At the museum is Vindlausloftet from about 1167, originally from the farm Vindlaus, the oldest secular tree building in Norway. For hundreds of years there was a quarry industry in Eidsborg. Whetstones were transported to Skien on the ice during winter, and further by ship. Anne Lillegaard's version of the visionary poem Draumkvedet was written down by folklorist Jørgen Moe during a visit to Eidsborg in 1847. Lillegaard also contributed a large number of traditional songs.
Upper Telemark is a Norwegian region comprising the inland of the traditional district Telemark in Vestfold og Telemark county. More than two thirds of the total area of Telemark, or above 10,000 square kilometres, belong to the traditional region of Upper Telemark. Conversely, Lower Telemark refers to the more densely populated, flatter coastal area of Grenland and traditionally also includes Central Telemark. Upper Telemark has a varied and often scenic landscape, with many hills, mountains, valleys and lakes.
Åmdals Verk is a village and a former copper mine in the Tokke municipality in Telemark, Norway, located 8 km south of the municipality center of Dalen.
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