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Hedmark (hĕdˈmärk) [key], county (1995 pop. 186,657), c.10,600 sq mi (27,500 sq km), SE Norway, bordering on Sweden in the east. The capital is Hamar. It is the chief forest area of Norway; production is especially important in the upper Glåma River valley. The county also has productive farms.

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