Kongsvinger is the regional centre of the southern part of Hedmark County. Our town has 17.400 inhabitants out of a county population of 186.000. (Norway's total population is about 4.4 million) Hedmark County is the 3rd largest in Norway, with an area of 27.388 square km2. This covers 8.5 % of Norway's total area of 232.752 km2.