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Hvitsten

Hvitsten is a former town in Akershus county, Norway, located between Drobak and Son. It is the smallest town that has ever existed in Norway: In 1951 it had 76 inhabitants, and an area of just 0.07 km². Due its size it could not be established a ...

                                               

Kalvoya, Bærum

Kalvoya is situated in the inner Oslofjord. The island is right outside of Sandvika in Bærum. The island has been connected to the mainland by a suspension bridge to Kadettangen since 1963. Kalvoya is one of the most popular bathing spots in Bæru ...

                                               

Kjeller

The Norse form of the name was probably Tjaldir. This is then the plural of tjald n tent. The hills around the farm Kjellerhaugen and others might have been compared in form with tents.

                                               

Kjorbo

Kjorbo is a former manor in Bærum, Norway. It is located slightly south of the city of Sandvika, near the outlet of the river Sandvikselva, at the opposite shore of Kadettangen. Originally a home farm under Nesoya manor, in 1630 it was made into ...

                                               

Klofta

Klofta is a town located in Ullensaker, Akershus, Norway. It has a population of approximately 7.170 inhabitants. Klofta has a soccer team called Klofta IL, and a shopping market. Klofta has three schools – a middle school and two first through s ...

                                               

Kråkstad

The parish of Kraakstad was established as a municipality January 1, 1838 see formannskapsdistrikt. Ski was separated from Kråkstad July 1, 1931 - and the rest of Kråkstad was merged with Ski January 1, 1964. The village has 839 inhabitants 2006, ...

                                               

Landoya

Landoya is an island situated on the north-western part of Asker, in the province of Akershus just outside Oslo, Norway. The Norwegian figure skating star Sonia Henie lived on Landoya, and one of the roads, the Sonja Henies vei, is named after he ...

                                               

Langhus

Langhus is a village in the municipality of Nordre Follo in Viken, Norway. With a population of about 13.000, Langhus includes the local areas of Boleråsen, Vevelstad and Langhus.

                                               

Osterås

Osterås is a village in Akershus, Norway. Osterås the west end station of the Oslo Metro line 5, which is also known as the Osterås metro line.

                                               

Rykkinn

Rykkinn is a commuter town in the north-west of Bærum, Akershus county, Norway with about 10.000-17.000 inhabitants. It is located between Kolsås and the area of Skui and Voyenenga. Rykkinn consists mainly of apartment blocks and smaller houses. ...

                                               

Sand, Akershus

Sand is a village in Ullensaker municipality in Akershus, Norway. The village lies halfway between Gardermoen and Jessheim. The village was previously its own urban area, but now is part of the urban area of Jessheim. Raknehaugen, Ljogodttjernet, ...

                                               

Sandvika

Sandvika is the administrative centre of the municipality of Bærum in Norway. It was declared a city by the municipal council in Bærum on 4 June 2003. Sandvika is situated approximately 15 kilometers 9.3 mi west of Oslo. It is the main transporta ...

                                               

Sandvikselva

Sandvikselva, formerly known as Loxa, is a river in Bærum, Norway, originating at the intersection of the two rivers Lomma and Isielva at Woyen. The river flows into the Oslo Fjord 4.5 km south at Sandvika, though the center of the city. At the m ...

                                               

Siggerud

Siggerud is a village in the municipality of Ski, Norway, just a few kilometres away from the border of the municipality of Oslo where most of Siggeruds population work. Its population is 1.353, but probably over 2000 if you count the area around ...

                                               

Skogbygda, Akershus

Skogbygda is a small community in the municipality of Nes in Akershus, Norway. The name "Skogbygda" is derived from Skog = forest, Bygd = village in Norwegian. The center of the community lies in Ingeborgrud, with an elementary school, a convenie ...

                                               

Son, Norway

Son is located at the Oslofjord, 50 kilometres south of the Norwegian capital Oslo, just north of Moss and near the border of Ostfold, and is located west of the village of Holen. Before the merge with Vestby the number of inhabitants in Son was ...

                                               

Stabekk

Stabekk is a suburban centre in the municipality of Bærum, Norway, west of Oslo. It is predominantly a residential area, with many residents commuting to Oslo. As of 2005 the population was 6.261. Bærum has the highest income per capita and the h ...

                                               

Strommen

Strommen is a town in Lillestrom, Viken, Norway. It is about twenty kilometers east of Oslo, and considered part of Greater Oslo. It has around 11.400 residents. The town has its origins from floating lumber and sawmills along Sagelva. Later ther ...

                                               

Tanum, Norway

Tanum in Bærum is situated on the fertile Tanum plateau which is located approximately 150 meters above sea level. The Tanum area has a rich soil, and is the site of a number of farms. This areas is also known for its archaeological findings of s ...

                                               

Trandum leir

Trandum leir is a former army camp Ullensaker, Norway. The camp was shut down when the civilian airport at Gardermoen was built since most of the buildings were located directly underneath the flightpath for planes landing there. The woods near T ...

                                               

Varingskollen

Varingskollen is a mountain of Akershus, Norway. It is situated above the village of Hakadal in Nittedal. it is the site of the Varingskollen ski resort located 25 minutes by train from Oslo on the Gjovik Line with exit at the Hakadal Station. Va ...

                                               

Ytre Enebakk

Ytre Enebakk is a village and a forest and farming village in the municipality Enebakk in Akershus. The village has 3.359 inhabitants as of 1 January 2009, and is located 10 kilometers southwest of the municipal center of Kirkebygda and 30 kilome ...

                                               

Åraksbo

Åraksbo is a village in Bygland municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The village is located on the eastern shore of the Åraksfjorden, about 5 kilometres north of the village of Sandnes and about 6 kilometres southeast of the village of Ose. ...

                                               

Åmli (village)

Åmli is the administrative centre of Åmli municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The village is located along the Norwegian National Road 41 and the river Nidelva, about 30 kilometres northwest of the town of Tvedestrand via the Norwegian Cou ...

                                               

Austad, Aust-Agder

Austad is a village in Bygland municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The village is located on the eastern shore of the river Otra, just north of the lake Åraksfjorden. The village of Ose lies just to the south, across the river. The area is ...

                                               

Barmen, Aust-Agder

Barmen is an island in Risor municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The 9-square-kilometre island lies in the middle of the Sondeledfjorden, separating the fjord into the Nordfjorden to the north and the Sorfjorden to the south. The island is ...

                                               

Bergeheii

Bergeheii is a mountain in the municipality of Valle in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The 1.403-metre tall mountain has a topographic prominence of 100 metres, making it the 19th highest mountain in Aust-Agder county. The mountain is located in the ...

                                               

Birketveit

Birketveit is the administrative centre of Iveland municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The village is located about 8 kilometres north of the villages of Skaiå and Bakken and about 12 kilometres to the west of the village of Vatnestrom. Th ...

                                               

Bjåen

Bjåen or Bjåi is a small village in Bykle municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The village is located along the Norwegian National Road 9. The village sits on the north shore of the lake Breidvatn, about 12 kilometres north of the village o ...

                                               

Blakstad, Aust-Agder

Blakstad or Blakstad-Osedalen is a village which is also the administrative centre of the municipality of Froland in Aust-Agder county, Norway. It is located along the river Nidelva, about 10 kilometres northwest of the town of Arendal. The small ...

                                               

Blindleia

Blindleia is an 20-kilometre long inland waterway in the municipality of Lillesand in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The strait starts in the Gamle Hellesund or Ulvoysund areas in southern Hovåg in the southwest and it continues northeast past the ci ...

                                               

Boroya, Aust-Agder

Boroya or Boroy is an island in Tvedestrand municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The 3.4-square-kilometre island lies along the Oksefjorden between the islands of Sandoya and Tverrdalsoya. Some of the villages on the island include Sandvika ...

                                               

Bygland (village)

Bygland is the administrative centre of Bygland municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The village is located on the eastern shore of the lake Byglandsfjorden, near the northern end of the lake. The village lies along the Norwegian National R ...

                                               

Dypvåg (village)

Dypvåg is a village in Tvedestrand municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The village is located along the Skagerrak coast and the Norwegian County Road 411, about 10 kilometres east of the town of Tvedestrand and the village of Kråkvåg lies ...

                                               

Eikeland

Eikeland is a village in southeastern part of the municipality of Gjerstad in Aust-Agder, Norway. It is located about 15 kilometres southeast of the municipal center of Gjerstad and about 5 kilometres north of the village of Sondeled. The Norwegi ...

                                               

Evje (village)

Evje is the administrative centre of Evje og Hornnes municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The village is located along the river Otra. It sits along the Norwegian National Road 9, about 10 kilometres south of the village of Byglandsfjorden ...

                                               

Flostaoya

Flostaoya is an island in Arendal municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The 7.9-square-kilometre island lies along the Skaggerak coast between the islands of Tromoy to the southwest and Tverrdalsoya to the northeast. The island lies about 11 ...

                                               

Frolands verk

Frolands verk is a small village area in Froland municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The village is located along the Norwegian County Road 42, almost 5 kilometres west of the municipal centre of Blakstad/Osedalen and about 7 kilometres so ...

                                               

Gjerstad (village)

Gjerstad is the administrative centre of Gjerstad municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The village is located at the northern end of the lake Gjerstadvatnet at the northern end of the Norwegian County Road 418. The Sorlandsbanen railway lin ...

                                               

Hartevatnet

Hartevatnet or Hartevatn is a lake in the municipality of Bykle in Aust-Agder county, Norway. It is located along the river Otra, on the south side of the village of Hovden. The lake is a good fishing spot and it contains lots of brown trout. The ...

                                               

Herefossfjorden

Herefossfjorden is a lake in the municipality of Birkenes in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The 3.7-square-kilometre lake is about 9 kilometres long and it is part of the Tovdalselva river. The Gauslåfjorden and Uldalsåna lakes flow into Herefossfjor ...

                                               

Holmavatnet (Vinje)

Holmavatnet is a lake the Setesdalsheiene mountains of Southern Norway. It is located on the border of the municipalities of Suldal, Vinje, and a small part in Bykle. The southeastern corner of the lake is in Bykle, and it is the northernmost par ...

                                               

Holmevatnet

Holmevatnet or Holmevatn is a lake in the Setesdalsheiene area of Norway. It is located in the mountains on the border of the municipalities of Bykle in Aust-Agder county and Suldal in Rogaland county. The 4.76-square-kilometre lake lies just wes ...

                                               

Homborsund Lighthouse

Homborsund Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse located on the island Store Gronningen in the municipality of Grimstad in Agder county, Norway. It sits about 2 kilometres southeast of the village of Homborsund in the Eide area. It was established i ...

                                               

Homstolvatnet

Homstolvatnet or Eptevatn is a lake in the far western part of the municipality of Froland in Aust-Agder county, Norway. It is located about 12 kilometres east of the village of Byglandsfjord and about 16 kilometres northwest of the village of My ...

                                               

Hovåg (village)

Hovåg is a village in Lillesand municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The village is located about 12 kilometres southwest of the town of Lillesand and about 15 kilometres northeast of the city of Kristiansand. The village lies on the northe ...

                                               

Hovringsvatnet

Hovringsvatnet or Hovringsvatn is a lake in the municipality of Evje og Hornnes in Aust-Agder county, Norway. Its located about 10 kilometres northeast of the village area of Evje and about 6 kilometres southeast of the village area of Byglandsfj ...

                                               

Kilefjorden

Kilefjorden is a lake on the border of Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder counties in Norway. The lake is located on the border of the municipalities of Evje og Hornnes and Iveland and Vennesla. The lake is part of the river Otra. The lake is located abou ...

                                               

Kilsund

Kilsund is a village in Arendal municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The village is located on the island of Tverrdalsoya, although the village has grown over the bridge onto the nearby island of Flostaoya a short distance to the south. The ...

                                               

Kongshamn

Kongshavn or Kongshamn is a village in the municipality of Arendal in Aust-Agder county, Norway. Its population was 862. Kongshavn is located on the north side of the island of Tromoya, across the Tromoysundet strait from the village of Eydehavn. ...