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Arendal

Arendal (äˈrəndäl) [key], city (1995 pop. 38,695), capital of Aust-Agder co., SE Norway, a port on the Skagerrak. Manufactures include forest products and processed metal, food, and tobacco. Chartered in 1723, Arendal has had one of Norway's largest merchant fleets since 1880.

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