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Halnefjorden

Halnefjorden is a large lake on the border of Vestland and Viken counties in Norway. It is located in the municipalities of Hol and Nore og Uvdal in Viken county and in Eidfjord municipality in Vestland county. At 13.61 square kilometres, it is a ...

                                               

Heistadmoen

Heistadmoen is a Norwegian military encampment in Kongsberg, in the county of Buskerud, Norway. Heistadmoen currently provides able quarters for the Telemark and Buskerud Home Guard District. The camp is large and modern, most of the buildings ha ...

                                               

Helgelandsmoen

Helgelandsmoen is a village located in Buskerud, Norway. Helgelandsmoen is situated in Hole on the border between Norderhov in Ringerike. The village had 551 residents as of 1 January 2014, located mainly in the Hole, but extends partially into n ...

                                               

Hen, Buskerud

Hen is a small village in the municipality of Ringerike in Buskerud, Norway. Hen is situated between Honefoss and Hallingby in Ådal. Hen is located near the Hensfossen waterfall on the Ådal River Ådalselva. Timber was floating down the Ådal River ...

                                               

Hogeloft

Hogeloft is a mountain on the border between the municipalities of Lærdal and Hemsedal, Norway. At 1.920 metres above sea level, it is the highest mountain in the Filefjell mountain range. Hogeloft one of the mountains in the Hemsedal Top 20 grou ...

                                               

Hokksund

Hokksund is the administrative centre, and largest town in Ovre Eiker, with a population of around 8.000. Hokksund is located 18 km west of Drammen. The river Drammenselva flows through the town, 500m from the centre. Hokksund has developed on bo ...

                                               

Holmsbu

Holmsbu is a small village located in Viken, Norway. Holmsbu is situated in the municipality of Asker on the west side of the peninsula of Hurumlandet on Drammensfjord. The village had 309 residents as of 1 January 2014. The seaport village was g ...

                                               

Hurumlandet

Hurumlandet is a peninsula in Viken county, Norway. It is situated west of the Oslofjord and east of the Drammensfjord. It comprises the southern parts of the municipality Asker. It is connected to Follo through the subsea Oslofjord Tunnel. Befor ...

                                               

Hvittingfoss

Hvittingfoss is a village in the municipality of Kongsberg in Buskerud, Norway. Hvittingfoss has traditionally been associated with the manufacture of pulp, paper and paper products.

                                               

Hyggen

Hyggen is a coastal village located along the east side of Drammensfjord. Hyggen is 4 km from Royken, 13.7 km from Drammen and 40.6 km from Oslo. The village had 739 residents as of 1 January 2014. Hyggen was previously best known for its granite ...

                                               

Juklevatnet

Juklevatnet is a lake in the municipalities of Hemsedal and Lærdal, Norway. It is located 21 kilometres east of Borgund in Lærdal, just to the south of the mountain Hogeloft in the Filefjell range. The 3.07-square-kilometre lake sits at an elevat ...

                                               

Klokkarstua

Klokkarstua is a village in Asker municipality in Viken county, Norway. It is located on the southern part of Hurumlandet, the peninsula between the Oslofjord and Drammensfjord. Highway 289 Rv289 runs through the village and meanders west down to ...

                                               

Kroderen (village)

Kroderen is a village in Krodsherad, Buskerud, Norway. The village of Kroderen is located at the point where Snarumselva drains out of the south end of Lake Kroderen. Kroderen is approximately 100 km northwest of Oslo. Norwegian county road Fylke ...

                                               

Lågendalen

Lågendalen is a valley located in eastern Norway. Lågendalen forms the lower part of the valley through which the Numedalslågen flows between Kongsberg in Buskerud and Larvik in Vestfold. North of Kongsberg, the valley is known as Numedal. Lågend ...

                                               

Lahell

Lahell is a village in the municipality of Lier in Buskerud, Norway. Located in the south of the municipality of Lier, southwest of Spikkestad in Royken, it is neighbouring to the urban area Drammen which bordering to Lier. Norwegian National Roa ...

                                               

Lampeland

Lampeland is a village located in Buskerud, Norway. It is the administrative centre of Flesberg municipality. The population of the village as of 2013 was 521 residents. Lampeland is situated in the traditional region of Numedal. It is located on ...

                                               

Lierbyen

Lierbyen is the administrative center of Lier municipality in Buskerud county, Norway. The village is situated on the Lierelva River in the valley of Lierdalen which extends from Drammensfjord north toward Sylling near Tyrifjorden. Lierbyen is lo ...

                                               

Lierskogen

Lierskogen is the easternmost village of Lier municipality in Viken county, Norway. Lierskogen makes up the eastern part of Lier together with the nearby village of Tranby. It borders Asker to the east and Drammen to the west. One of the busiest ...

                                               

Mjondalen

Mjondalen is the administrative centre of Nedre Eiker municipality in Buskerud county, Norway. It is situated south of the Drammenselva River opposite of Krokstadelva.

                                               

Nærsnes

Nærsnes is a village in Royken in Asker municipality in Viken, Norway. It is located along the Oslofjord between Båtsto and Slemmestad. As of 2003, it is considered a part of the Greater Oslo area. At the end of the 19th century, ice blocks from ...

                                               

Nakkerud

Nakkerud is a small village in Ringerike municipality, Buskerud, Norway. Its population is 350. Nakkerud is located on Norwegian National Road RV35 about 70 km from Oslo. The village is situated along the western banks of Tyrifjord on the border ...

                                               

Nes, Ådal

Nes i Ådal is a small village in the valley of Ådal in the municipality Ringerike in Buskerud, Norway. The village lies on both sides of the river Begna, just north of the rivers outlet in Lake Sperillen. It is situated on European route E16 nort ...

                                               

Nesbyen

Nesbyen is a town in Nes municipality in the county of Buskerud, Norway. Nes is the administrative center of Nes municipality. Nes is located in the traditional district of Hallingdal.

                                               

Nore, Norway

From 1837 the area was part of Rollag District. Nore was a municipality of its own from 1858 to 1961. It was merged with Uvdal on 1 January 1962. Prior to the merger Nore municipality had a population of 1.975. Norefjord is the center of the Nore ...

                                               

Norefjell

Norefjell is a mountain range in the Scandes Mountains system in Norway. It stretches between the valleys of Eggedal and Hallingdal. It covers parts of the municipalities Flå, Sigdal, and Krodsherad, all in the county Buskerud. The highest peaks ...

                                               

Noresund

Noresund is a small village in Krodsherad in the county of Buskerud, Norway. Noresund is located on Lake Kroderen. Highway 7 Riksvei 7 passes through the village. Norefjell Ski Area is located 3 kilometers northwest of Noresund. The population of ...

                                               

Nicholas Clive-Ponsonby-Fane

Brympton dEvercy, a manor house near Yeovil in the county of Somerset, England, has been called the most beautiful in England. In 1927 the British magazine Country Life published three articles on the house, in which Christopher Hussey, near the ...

                                               

Ovre Sandsvær

From 1837, Ovre Sandsvær was a part of the Sandsvær presidency. The kommune was created on January 1, 1908, when Sandsvær was split into Ovre Sandsvær and Ytre Sandsvær. In 1939, one of the municipalities districts was moved into the Flesberg mun ...

                                               

Oljusjoen

Oljusjoen is a lake in the municipalities of Hemsedal and Lærdal, Norway. The 8.45-square-kilometre lake is located at an elevation of 1.335 metres above sea level. It sits about 15 kilometres southeast of the village of Borgund and the European ...

                                               

Opheim, Norway

Opheim is a village in Ål municipality in Buskerud, Norway. Opheim is situated in the north of the valley of Hallingdal. The traditional industry in the area is mostly agriculture with some forestry. The Lya River runs through the village and int ...

                                               

Pålsbufjorden

Pålsbufjorden is a lake in the municipalities of Hol and Nore og Uvdal, both in Buskerud County, Norway. The water table lies 749 meters above sea level. The area of the lake is 19.55 km². The Pålsbu kraftverk hydro-electric plant was built to ex ...

                                               

Reineskarvet

Reineskarvet is a significant mountain in the municipality of Ål in Buskerud, Norway. It is located in the Skarvheimen highland area between Jotunheimen and Hardangervidda, on the north side of Hallingdalen, west of Hemsedal. Reineskarvet looks l ...

                                               

Rodberg

Rodberg is the administrative centre of Nore og Uvdal municipality in Buskerud, Norway. Rodberg is located in the Norwegian traditional district and valley of Numedal. Its population 2005 is 498, and it is located on the Rodberg dam Norwegian: Ro ...

                                               

Sætre, Buskerud

Sætre is a village in Asker municipality in Viken county, Norway. Sætre is situated on the western bank of the Inner Oslofjord, approximately 45 kilometers south of Oslo. Sætre was the administrative centre of the former municipality of Hurum in ...

                                               

Sandsvær

Sandsvær is a former municipality in Buskerud county, Norway. Historically, Sandsvær as a part of Sandsvær og Numedal fogderi had belonged to Akershus amt from 7 February 1685 In 1760 Sandsvær fogderi was moved administratively to Buskerud. The m ...

                                               

Skoger

Skoger is a village located on the border between Buskerud and Vestfold counties, Norway. Of its population of 1.082 as of 2005, 654 were registered as residents of Drammen whereas 428 live in Sande in Vestfold county, Norway.

                                               

Skollenborg

Skollenborg is a small village in the municipality of Kongsberg in Buskerud county, Norway. Skollenborg is situated in the valley of Numedal on the Numedalslågen River. The village is located at the intersection between Norwegian county roads FV4 ...

                                               

Slemmestad

Historically Slemmestad was located on the old highway running between Oslo and Drammen. Until the establishment of cement factory in 1888, this was a pure farming village. The largest farms were the Lillelien, together with ovre and nedre Slemme ...

                                               

Sokna

Sokna is a small village located between Honefoss and Kroderen in the municipality of Ringerike, in the county of Buskerud, Norway. Its population is 543.

                                               

Sollihogda

Sollihogda is a village in Hole municipality, in the county of Buskerud, Norway. It is situated near the border with the municipality of Bærum, in the county of Akershus, 28 km from Oslo. European route E16 passes through the village. Sollihogda ...

                                               

Sperillen

Sperillen is a lake in the valley of Ådal in Ringerike municipality, Buskerud county, Norway. The lake has an area of 37 km² and extending about 26 km in length. It is 108 meters deep at its deepest and lies at 150 meters above sea level. Two riv ...

                                               

Spikkestad

Spikkestad is a village in Royken in Asker municipality in Viken, Norway. Its current population is between 2000 and 3000. Spikkestad is located in the northern part of the peninsula of Hurumlandet, closer to the Drammensfjord than the Oslo Fjord ...

                                               

Steinsfjorden

Steinsfjorden is a branch of the lake Tyrifjorden located in Buskerud, Norway. It has a length of about eight kilometers, stretching from the sound Kroksund at Sundvollen northwards to Åsa, in the municipalities of Ringerike and Hole. At the east ...

                                               

Edward Glass

Edward Glass may refer to: Edward Brown Glass 1913-1995, Anglican priest and archdeacon on Isle of Man Edward Francis Glass 1885-1954, architect in California

                                               

Strandavatnet

Strandavatnet is a lake in Hol municipality, Norway. The lake covers an area of 23.75 square kilometres, and lies 975 metres above sea level. The lake is a reservoir for the Rud hydroelectric powerstation in Hovet, Buskerud. In 1952/1953 a dam wa ...

                                               

Stromso

Stromso is a borough of Drammen, in Buskerud county, Norway. Stromso is located at the southern side of the river Drammenselva. Until about 1600, Stomso was an island surrounded by the Drammenselva, but was later made landfast. In 1728 Stromso wa ...

                                               

Styggmann

Styggmann or Styggemann is the highest mountain of Skrimfjella in southern Norway. A legend about the mountain claims it used to be the home of a troll. The troll hated people walking on his mountain, disturbing his rest, so he used to lie on top ...

                                               

Sundvollen

Sundvollen is a village in the municipality of Hole, in the county of Buskerud, Norway. Sundvollen is located along the east side of Tyrifjorden where the E16 crosses west over Steinsfjorden, the northeastern arm of Tyrifjorden, to Kroksund. The ...

                                               

Sylling

Sylling is a village in Lier municipality, in the county of Buskerud, Norway. Sylling is located 27 kilometres west of Oslo. The settlement has 707 inhabitants as of 1 January 2016.

                                               

Sysle

Sysle is a village in the municipality of Modum, Buskerud county, Norway. Its population is 227. Sysle is principally a residential area situated about six km northwest of Vikersund. It is located on Norwegian National Road 280 Riksvei 280. The v ...