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Vettakollen

Vettakollen is a hill and neighbourhood in the borough of Vestre Aker in Oslo, Norway. The hill lies west of Sognsvann and southeast of Voksenåsen and Holmenkollen, and measures 419 metres above mean sea level. The estimated population in the Vet ...

                                               

Vika, Oslo

Vika is a neighborhood in the Oslo city center in Norway. It is located between the Royal Palace, Oslo, Oslofjord, Aker Brygge, Pipervika, Slottsparken, Oslo City Hall, Oslo Concert Hall and borders on the north with Karl Johans gate, the main st ...

                                               

Wessels plass

Originally on the site was a knoll with a house surrounded by a garden. The Parliament of Norway Building was completed in 1866, ad in 1873 Oslo municipality bought the knoll. It was demolished around 1880 to give room for a park-like square. Nam ...

                                               

Akeroya

Akeroya is an uninhabited island in the Hvaler island chain in Ostfold, Norway. The island has an area of 1.6 km². On the islet Festningholmen near Akeroya is Akeroya Fort which from the 17th century was part of the fortifications of Fredrikstad ...

                                               

Alshus

Alshus is a village in the municipality of Fredrikstad, Norway, situated on the island and former municipality of Kråkeroy. Its population is 1.019. Alshus is placed at the eastern coast of Kråkeroy, lying next to Kallera and Femdal. The kids in ...

                                               

Basmo Fortress

Basmo fortress is a former fortification located in the north-western part of Marker municipality in Ostfold, Norway. The fortress was placed on the main road from Orje. The site is situated near the Swedish border on an isolated mountain outcrop ...

                                               

Berg, Ostfold

Berg is a former parish and municipality which now forms part of Halden municipality in Ostfold county, Norway. The rural municipality was merged with the city of Halden on January 1, 1967.

                                               

Borgenhaugen

Borgenhaugen is a borough in the city of Sarpsborg, Norway, located east of the city centre. Before 1992, Borgenhaugen was a part of Skjeberg municipality. The old Skjeberg council hall is located here.

                                               

Degernes

Degernes is a village and parish in Rakkestad municipality in Ostfold county, Norway. It has become known as the location of a cheap but somewhat unsavoury camping community originally designed to provide low cost camping and caravan accommodatio ...

                                               

Elvestad

Elvestad is a well-known traffic junction area and a village in the Hobol municipality in the Ostfold county, Norway. It is where the "Riksvei" E18 cross each other. Riksvei 120 goes between Gardermoen airport via Gjerdrum municipality in the Ake ...

                                               

Fuglevik

Fuglevik is a village in the municipality of Rygge, Norway. It is located near the Oslofjord, a few kilometres south of Moss. Its population is 471.

                                               

Glemmen

The parish of Glemminge was established as a municipality 1 January 1838 see formannskapsdistrikt. A part of Glemmen with 2.013 inhabitants was moved to Fredrikstad 1 January 1867. The island of Kråkeroy was separated from Glemmen to form a munic ...

                                               

Greåker

Greåker is a borough in the city of Sarpsborg, Norway, located 7 km west of the city centre. Before 1992 Greåker was a part of Tune municipality. It is situated at the river Glomma between Sarpsborg and Fredrikstad. The borough of Greåker is the ...

                                               

Gressvik

Gressvik is a village located in the municipality of Fredrikstad, Norway. The river named Seut separates Gressvik from the city of Fredrikstad. Gressvik stretches from Orebekk in the north, to Rod and Viker in the south. Consisting only of two fa ...

                                               

Gullholmen Lighthouse

Gullholmen Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse in the municipality of Moss in Viken, Norway. The lighthouse is located in the outer Oslofjord, off the island Jeloya. It was established in 1894, and replaced by a light in 1984.

                                               

Hafslund

Hafslund is a borough located east of the city centre in the city of Sarpsborg, Norway, Before 1992, Hafslund was a part of Skjeberg municipality. The name Hafslund, which is composed of Hafr, the Old Norse name for husband and lundr meaning grov ...

                                               

Hanko

See also Hango, Finland. Hanko Island is located in the Oslo Fjord, Ostfold county, Norway. It used to be the property of the Dano-Norwegian king, the site where the king hunted deer. Later an island of retreat, notable visitors are the Norwegian ...

                                               

Hasle, Ostfold

Hasle is a village in the municipality of Sarpsborg, Norway, located on the eastern bank of Glomma. Its population is 698. Before 1992 Hasle was a part of Varteig municipality.

                                               

Hauge, Ostfold

Hauge is a village on the island Vesteroy in Hvaler municipality, Norway. The origin of the name Hauge is from the Old Norse word haugr meaning mound. Its population is 320.

                                               

Herfol

Herfol is a sparsely populated, wooded island in the municipality of Hvaler in Ostfold, Norway. The island has an area of 1.9 km² and is designated with postal code 1690.

                                               

Hoysand

Hoysand is a village in Sarpsborg municipality, Norway. Located just south of the village Skjeberg, it is a part of the urban area of the same name, which has a population of 1.919 at the 2006 census.

                                               

Idd

Idd is a parish and former municipality in Halden, Ostfold county, Norway. The parish of Id was established as a municipality January 1, 1838 see formannskapsdistrikt. The rural municipality was together with Berg merged with the city of Halden J ...

                                               

Jeloy

Jeloy was a former municipality in Ostfold county, Norway. Jeloy was established as a municipality January 1, 1838 see formannskapsdistrikt. It was merged with the urban municipality of Moss on July 1, 1943. The old municipality consisted of the ...

                                               

Jelsnes

Jelsnes is a village in Sarpsborg municipality, Norway. Its population is 308. Jelsnes is located in the north of Tunoya, and belonged to Tune municipality before 1992.

                                               

Kala, Sarpsborg

Kala is a small place east of Sarpsborg in southeastern Norway, or more precisely at Borgenhaugen. It mainly consists of the residential areas Kalakroken and Kalaveien. It also shares its name with the trotting track Kalabanen. Kala is 15 minutes ...

                                               

Kallum

Kallum is a residential area in the city of Moss, Ostfold, Norway. Although located in the neighboring municipality to the south, Rygge, it is a part of the urban area Moss. The part of the Moss urban area that stretches into Rygge has a populati ...

                                               

Kambo

Kambo is a village in the municipality of Moss, in Ostfold county, Norway. Kambo Station, the local railway station, is served by commuter train line L21 between Skoyen via Oslo and Moss.

                                               

Karlshus

Karlshus village is the administrative centre of the Råde municipality, Norway. Its population is 1.952, with 1.073 residents per km2. Karlshus is located near Moss Airport, Rygge, with European route E6 passing through it, and is served by Råde ...

                                               

Karlsoya (Ostfold)

Karlsoya is an island in the municipality of Sarpsborg, in Ostfold county, Norway. Before 1992, Karlsoya was a part of Skjeberg municipality. The islands only connection with the mainland is a bridge that connects the island with the peninsula of ...

                                               

Kirkegrenda

Kirkegrenda is a village in the municipality of Rygge in Ostfold, Norway. Its population is 294. The village was built up around Rygge Church Rygge kirke, hence the name Kirkegrenda which means church hamlet. Rygge church is a medieval era church ...

                                               

Kirkeoy

Kirkeoy is the largest island in the Norwegian municipality of Hvaler. Its name means "church island" and is derived from Hvaler Church which is on the island and is also the main church of the municipality. The island covers an area of 29.6 squa ...

                                               

Knapstad

Knapstad is a village in the municipality of Hobol, Norway. Its population is 1.133, of which 78 people live within the border of the neighboring municipality Spydeberg.

                                               

Kornsjo

Kornsjo is a village in Enningdalen in Halden, Norway on the border to Sweden. The village has 250 residents. At Kornsjo is the border crossing for the railway lines the Ostfold Line and the Norway/Vanern Line. Previously change of crew was perfo ...

                                               

Kykkelsrud

Kykkelsrud is a village in Askim municipality, Norway. Located a few kilometres west of the town Askim, it is a part of the urban area of the same name, which has a population of 12.570. Kykkelsrud, located on the east bank of the Glomma river, h ...

                                               

Langnes, Ostfold

Langnes is a village in Askim municipality in Ostfold, Norway. The town is most known for the historically important Battle of Langnes which occurred during the events of 1814.

                                               

Lauer, Norway

Lauer is a small island in the Hvaler municipality in South-East Norway. The Hvaler islands are located in the Oslofjord, not far from the border with Sweden. The island was first settled in the 17th century. Today, there are around 30 homes on L ...

                                               

Lervik

Lervik is a village in the municipality of Fredrikstad, Norway, located by the Oslofjord. The population of Lervik is 2.393. In the summer, a lot of tourists comes to Lervik, mainly from Oslo and Bærum.

                                               

Lisleby

Lisleby is the largest of the cityparts in centrum Fredrikstad, Norway. Before 1963, Lisleby was a part Glemmen kommune. Lisleby was a center of the Fredrikstad industry, and the first electric light used in Norway, was lit in Lisleby Bruk in 187 ...

                                               

Lower Glomma Region

The Lower Glomma Region is a statistical metropolitan region in Ostfold in southeastern Norway. It is centered on the cities of Fredrikstad and Sarpsborg near the Swedish border. It is located at the end of the Glomma River. 1/ km² 2/ Population ...

                                               

Mellos

Mellos is a borough of the city Moss in Norway. It is located in the south of the city, bordering Kallum in Rygge municipality to the south. The name Mellos is known in Norway via Mellos Stadion, the home ground of Moss FK.

                                               

Morkfoss

Morkfoss is a small village in Trogstad municipality, Norway. It is located in the southern end of lake Oyeren, at the continuation of Glomma river. Morkfoss has traces of a dam construction which was built in connection to the Solbergfoss power ...

                                               

Mysen

Mysen is the administrative center of the municipality of Eidsberg in the county of Ostfold in Norway. The town is named after the old farm of Mysen Norse Mysin, from *Mosvin, since the town is built on its ground. The first element is mosi m bog ...

                                               

Oymark

Oymark is a former municipality now located in Marker municipality in Ostfold county, Norway. Oymark was originally a part of Aremark formannskapsdistrikt from 1837, but on 1 July 1903 Oymark was separated from Aremark to form a separate municipa ...

                                               

Orje

Orje is the administrative centre of Marker municipality, Norway, not far from the Swedish border. Its population) is 1.881. Orje was founded in the 1880s around a timber-processing mill. Engebret Soot had built the first Norwegian canal locks at ...

                                               

Orje Fortress

Orje Fortress lies in Marker municipality in Ostfold county, Norway. The construction of the fort started in December 1901 and was completed the following year. The fortification guarded the heavily trafficked route through the community of Orje, ...

                                               

Ormen

Ormen is a village in the municipality of Fredrikstad, Norway. In the past, the village was also a train station on the Ostfold Line. The station was opened on 1 October 1914 although passenger service ended 1 April 1957. The station then functio ...

                                               

Os, Ostfold

Os is one of three parishes in the municipality of Rakkestad in southeastern Norway. The parish was separated from Rakkestad parish in about 1878. The parish, between Rakkestad village and Glomma, forms the northwestern part of the municipality, ...

                                               

Rod, Ostfold

Rod is a village on the island Asmaloy in Hvaler municipality, Norway. Its population is 330. Rod and Roed identical pronunciations are relatively common farm names in southeastern parts of Norway, hence both relatively common as family names and ...

                                               

Rodenes

Rodenes is a former municipality in Ostfold county, Norway. The parish of Rodenæs was established as a municipality January 1, 1838 see formannskapsdistrikt. The district of Romskog was separated from Rodenes as a municipality of its own January ...

                                               

Rostadneset

Rostadneset is a village in the municipality of Fredrikstad, Norway, north of the city of Fredrikstad in the former municipality Rolvsoy. Its population is 270.