Contact: Løten kommune, Tlf: 047+62 56 40 00, 2340 Løten Norway.
Chief executive officer: Tollef Imsdalen
Area: 370 sq.km. ¾ forest and ¼ farming area and built up area.
Farming, industri, trade, and tourism. Famous product: Candles.
Host of the Olympic Wintergames `94. 27.000 inhab.
Distance from Løten: 15 km westwards.
19.000 inhab. Distance from Løten: 15 km. eastwards.
(Compulsary) primary and secondary school. (10 years – from 6 to 15.)
For upper secondary education our youths can find suitable schools in the neighbourhood, - Hamar, Elverum and Stange; in Hamar and Elverum- even university courses.
Local theatre groups, library, bands and choirs.
Orienteering, shooting, football, athletics, handball, ski.
Local public service:
Care for the elderly, - in institution and at home.
Care for children, young people and families with certain needs.
Water, drain, garbage disposal, environment protection…. technical service.
4 primary and 1 secondary school.(Approximately 1000 pupils and 100 teachers.
Administration for the council.
The firebrigade, water, drain and garbage disposal, some educational service, agriculture, doctor on duty, etc.
The name LØTEN is world famous because of two reasons: The Aquavit and the painter Edvard Munch. (Born in Løten)
-Written by Harald Skjølaas-