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Hakkloa

Hakkloa is a regulated lake in Nordmarka in Oslo, Norway. Hakkloa drains through the river Hakkloelva to the lake Bjornsjoen, and further to Skjærsjoen and Maridalsvannet.

                                               

Haugerud, Oslo

Haugerud is a neighborhood in the borough of Alna in Oslo, Norway. Its origin was a farm of the same name. It first had a private owner in 1670. Some of the land was parceled out in the early 1900s, and the rest of the land was bought by the muni ...

                                               

Hauketo

Hauketo is a neighborhood in the borough of Sondre Nordstrand in Oslo, Norway. It is mainly a residential area with detached housing as well as larger blocks. It is served by the Ostfold Line station Hauketo. It is located south of Ljabru, east o ...

                                               

Hegdehaugen

Hegdehaugen is a neighbourhood in the borough Frogner of Oslo, Norway. It is located in the West End between Homansbyen and Majorstuen. The name origins from the mans name Heide. Urban settlement in the area started in the 1860s, and the neighbou ...

                                               

Heggholmen Lighthouse

Heggholmen Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse located in the Oslofjord, in the municipality of Oslo, Norway. It was established in 1827, and automated in 1972. The lighthouse was listed as a protected site in 1998.

                                               

Hellerud

Hellerud was a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway up to January 1, 2004, when it became part of the new borough of Alna. It is also a traditional neighbourhood located within this area to the south of Tveita and Haugerud and north of Oppsal. It ...

                                               

Helsfyr-Sinsen

Helsfyr-Sinsen was a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway up to January 1, 2004, when it was split and merged into Alna and Gamle Oslo boroughs. It consisted of the neighborhoods Helsfyr, Teisen, Etterstad, Keyserlokka, Lille Toyen, Valle, Loren, ...

                                               

Holmenkollen

In addition to being a residential area, the area has been a ski recreation area since the late 19th century, with its famous ski jumping hill, the Holmenkollbakken, hosting competitions since 1892. To the north, the area borders to the woodlands ...

                                               

Hovseter

Hovseter is a neighbourhood of Oslo, Norway, that comes under Vestre Aker kommune and lies between Roa and Holmen. Hovseter was originally a place under Hoff farm. The site was mainly developed in the 1970s as a project associated experimental po ...

                                               

Hoybråten

Hoybråten is a residential area in the north-eastern part Stovner bydel of Norways capital Oslo. Hoybråten has its own church, schools and railway station.

                                               

Johan Nygaardsvolds plass

Johan Nygaardsvolds plass is a town square in Oslo, Norway. It is located between the offices of the Ministry of Finance, Hoyblokka "High Block", and Y Block in Regjeringskvartalet. The square encompasses the Regjeringsparken "The Government Park ...

                                               

Jomfrubråten

Jomfrubråten is a residential area of Nordstrand in Oslo, Norway. It is located approximately 3 kilometres away from the city centre. The area was disintegrated from Ekeberg in 1920, and made a residential area when the Ekeberg Line opened in 191 ...

                                               

Jordal

Jordal is a neighborhood in the borough of Gamle Oslo in Oslo, Norway. It is a small valley between Kampen and Vålerenga, and the farm Jordal was originally under Nedre Valle. The area was located in Aker until 1878, when it was incorporated into ...

                                               

Kampen, Norway

The name may come from kamp, meaning outcrop, though it may also come from a military campment. During the 18th century, the home guard had military practices at Kampen. The area belonged to the farms Bergslokken and Oslo Ladegård, before being p ...

                                               

Karihaugen

Karihaugen is a neighbourhood in the residential area of Ellingsrud in Oslo, Norway. The development of the area started in the 1970s.Karihaugen consists mainly of residential buildings in various shapes and sizes. Karihaugen also has a tiny indu ...

                                               

Keyserlokka

Keyserlokka is a neighborhood in the borough of Grunerlokka in Oslo, Norway. It was originally farmland under Toyen. In 1850 it was given to professor Rudolf Keyser. It was later sold to the municipality, and built up with larger buildings betwee ...

                                               

Kontraskjæret

Kontraskjæret is proximate to the Akershus Fortress, and was the location for outworks for Escarpe du Nord Contre escarpe, part of the fortifications from early 1600s. The outworks were demolished in the 19th century. The area had stables for the ...

                                               

Korsvoll

Korsvoll is an area in the borough Nordre Aker in Oslo, Norway. The area is located between the areas Brekke and Nordberg, northwest of the old industrial area Nydalen. The area borders on the forest area Nordmarka, and is a popular residential a ...

                                               

Lambertseter

Lambertseter is a suburb of the city of Oslo, Norway, and is part of the borough of Nordstrand. Lambertseter was built over a short period starting from 1951, and was the very first modern suburb of Oslo. A Tram line was built to the neighborhood ...

                                               

Lilleaker

Lilleaker is a neighbourhood and industrial site in Ullern, Oslo, Norway. It is located east of the river Lysakerelva. The area is named after the Lilleaker farm. Lilleaker served by the Lilleaker station of the Oslo Tramway, the southern part by ...

                                               

Lilletorget

Lilletorget is a square in Oslo, Norway. It was established as a square in 1867, and was named Lilletorvet from 1872. It is located near the Vaterland Bridge of Brugata. Ola Enstads sculpture Neve og rose English: Fist and Rose from 1991 is locat ...

                                               

Lindeberg, Oslo

Lindeberg is an area in the borough Alna in Oslo, Norway. The area, located south of Furuset, is named after two farms, and was mostly built from 1973. The European route E6 runs through the district, and it is served by Lindeberg station of the ...

                                               

Lindern, Oslo

Lindern is an area in the borough St. Hanshaugen in Oslo, Norway. Originally farmland in the former municipality Aker, the southern part was incorporated into Christiania city in 1858 and the northern part in 1948. The Norwegian School of Veterin ...

                                               

Ljabru

Ljabru is a hill and neighborhood in the borough of Nordstrand in Oslo, Norway. It is mainly a residential area with detached housing as well as larger blocks. It is served by the Ekeberg Line terminal station Ljabru. It is located south of Nords ...

                                               

Malmoya

Malmoya is an island 3 kilometres outside Oslo, the capital of Norway. The island is mostly known for its large quantities of fossils from the Cambro-Silurian period and its rare flowers. The name Malmoya is derived from malm, or ore, due to the ...

                                               

Malmoykalven

Malmoykalven is an island in the Oslofjord in Oslo, Norway. It has an area of 98.000 m², and is located west of the island of Malmoya, separated from Malmoya by a narrow strait. Malmoykalven is included in the Malmoya og Malmoykalven Nature Reser ...

                                               

Manglerud

Manglerud is a borough in the Ostensjo district of Oslo, Norway. Manglerud was built in the 1960s as a suburb to Oslo, connected by the Oslo T-bane metro system.

                                               

Maridalen

Maridalen is a valley situated just north of Oslo, Norway, just above the suburb of Kjelsås. Considering that Maridalen is within the City of Oslo, Maridalen has a very low population density. The valley is consisting of forests, lakes and agricu ...

                                               

Maridalsvannet

Maridalsvannet is a lake in Maridalen, Oslo, Norway. It is the largest lake in the municipality of Oslo, and serves as the main drinking water supply for the city. The lake drains via the river Akerselva to the Oslofjord. The primary inflows are ...

                                               

Marienlyst

Marienlyst is an area in the borough of St. Hanshaugen in Oslo. It is best known as the site of the national headquarters of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, and "Marienlyst" is often used synonymously with NRK. It is located next to the U ...

                                               

Middelalderparken

The Medieval Park in the borough of Gamle Oslo in Oslo, Norway. The park was built in 2000 in Sorenga in The medieval town of Oslo in The Old Town, Oslo. That is about ten minutes walk from the Oslo Central Station. The park is located within the ...

                                               

Midtstuen

Midtstuen is an area in the borough Vestre Aker in Oslo, Norway. Originally a forested area in the former municipality Aker, it was later incorporated into Oslo. In the 1960s it was developed as a residential area. It is served by Midtstuen Stati ...

                                               

Montebello, Norway

Montebello is a neighborhood in the borough of Ullern in Oslo, Norway. The area is dominated by single dwellings. The Norwegian Radium Hospital is located at Montebello. The area is served by Montebello Station on the Kolsås Line of the Oslo T-bane.

                                               

Mortensrud

Mortensrud is a neighborhood in the borough of Sondre Nordstrand, in Oslo, Norway. The area has two primary schools, Mortensrud and Stenbråten, and a lower secondary school, Lofsrud. The area is served by the rapid transit station Mortensrud. The ...

                                               

Movatn

Movann is a lake at the northern end of the village of Sorbråten in Maridalen valley in Nordmarka, a forested part of Oslo, Norway. It has a train station on Gjovikbanen. The population of Sorbråten is 317.

                                               

Nakholmen

Nakholmen is an uninhabited island in the inner part of Oslofjord, in the municipitality of Oslo. It is located west of Lindoya and southeast of Bygdoy. The island has more than 180 weekend cottages.

                                               

Noklevann

Noklevann is a lake in Ostmarka in Oslo, Norway. It has a surface area of 0.8 km², and is 163 meters above sea level. The lake drains through Ljanselva to Bunnefjorden. It is a former drinking water supply for Oslo.

                                               

Nordberg

Nordberg is a neighbourhood in Nordre Aker in Oslo, the capital of Norway. From 1934 to 1992 it was served by Nordberg Station on the Sognsvann Line, but is now served by Osthorn and Holstein on the same line.

                                               

Nordre Puttjern

Nordre Puttjern is a lake in Ostmarka in Oslo, Norway. The lake was almost entirely dried up in 1997 due to a leak during the construction of the railway tunnel Romeriksporten.

                                               

Nordstrand, Norway

Nordstrand is a district of the city of Oslo, Norway. It borders Gamle Oslo in the north, Ostensjo in the east and Sondre Nordstrand in the south. The district is located in the southern part of the city and with a population of more than 40.000 ...

                                               

Nydalen

Since the late 19th century Nydalen has been a largely industrial area. Beginning in the 1990s, it gradually transformed into a mix of "lighter" service industries and residential areas. The relocation of the BI Norwegian Business School to the a ...

                                               

Ostensjo

Ostensjo) is a district of the city of Oslo, Norway. The district is in the southeastern part of Oslo. It is well known for its proximity to the forested area of Ostmarka, a popular resort and hiking area for the citizens of Oslo and Lorenskog. O ...

                                               

Olav Kyrres plass

Olav Kyrres plass is a square and area in Frogner in Oslo, Norway. The area centered on the intersection between Drammensveien and Bygdoy alle. It is named for King Olav Kyrre.

                                               

Oppsal

Oppsal is a suburb in the borough of Ostensjo in Oslo, Norway. The modern history of Oppsal starts with villas and summer homes built during the Interwar period. The Oslo Tramway was extended to Oppsal in 1926. Oppsal was developed as a planned s ...

                                               

Ormoya

Ormoya is an inhabited island in the inner part of Oslofjord, in the municipality of Oslo. It is located north of the island Malmoya and west of the mainland at Bekkelaget / Nordstrand. A bridge over the strait Ormsundet connects the island to th ...

                                               

Ovresetertjern

Ovresetertjern is a lake in Oslo, Norway. It is located 477 metres over sea level between the top of the hill Tryvannshoyden and Frognerseteren. From 1916 to 1938, the station Tryvandshoiden was located north of the lake, but it was never served ...

                                               

Pilestredet Park

Pilestredet Park is a neighborhood in the borough St. Hanshaugen in Oslo, Norway, about one kilometer north of the city center. It is named after the street Pilestredet. From 1893, it was the location of Rikshospitalet. The area underwent an urba ...

                                               

Pipervika

Pipervika is a neighborhood in the borough Sentrum in Oslo, Norway. It is located between the Oslofjord, Akershus Fortress and The City Hall Square. Today the term Pipervika is primarily used for the bay between the fortress and Aker Brygge. This ...

                                               

Ris, Norway

Ris is a neighborhood in the borough of Vestre Aker in Oslo, Norway. It has its origins in Ris farm, which is known from medieval times. Crofts under Ris farm include Trosterud and Slemdal. In 1898 the Holmenkollen Line was opened, and went past ...

                                               

Roa

Roa was a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway until 1 January 2004, when it became part of the Vestre Aker district. Roa is also a suburb of Oslo, located approximately 7 kilometers away from downtown Oslo. It primarily consists of duplex houses ...