Wednesday, August 23, 2006

This is Oslo. See (following text is taken from there)

Oslo (called Christiania 1624-1878, Kristiania 1878-1924) is the capital and largest city of Norway. The population of the city proper is 544 073 (as of July 1, 2006). [1] The city area extends into the surrounding county of Akershus, with a total population of 825,105[2] in the conurbation (as of January 1, 2006). The city has a current annual growth exceeding 15,000. The city centre of Oslo is situated at the end of the Oslofjord from where the city sprawls out both to the north and to the south on both sides of the fjord giving the city area more or less the shape of a U. Oslo's metropolitan area, also referred to as Greater Oslo region, which extends beyond the city boundaries, has an estimated population of 1 300 000 citizens. In the entire Oslo Fjord Region there is a total population of about 1,7 million.
About 22 % of the population of Oslo are immigrants.

This is a picture of one of the beggar in the Walking Street of Oslo, dressed as traditional soldier.

Some of the important sites for Norway are given below. - The Norwegian Tourist Board / Innovation Norway - Online travel guide and info about Norway - Welcome to Fjord Norway - Travel by boat Bergen - Nordkapp - Travel by Boat/Bus in Western Norway - Discover the Flaam Railway - Discover the Norwegian fjords by boat find out hostels..;jsessionid=0000WUMH4NB4ASC0NVPQ2ZE4JTI+v1fj8das all europe destination.. oslo information for tourists good site for travel global road data norway railway route information

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