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Oslo Travel, Information, & Things to Do

Oslo is the capital of Norway and the most populated city in the country. It was founded in the year 1040 and became a place of trade eight years later. Olso's reputation as a green city no doubt adds to its appeal. With many parks, rivers, forests, pristine lakes, fjord with islands, and beaches it was ranked number one in 2012 among other European cities in terms of the quality of life. Oslo is home to the Viking Ship Museum, Nobel Peace Center, as well as the Storting Building, which is the parliament of Norway. Modern linguists believe the name Oslo to mean “meadow at the foot of a hill”, but it was once assumed to mean something different entirely. Oslo has warm summers and cold winters while the length of daylight varies greatly during the year due to the city’s latitude. It only receives about six hours of daylight in the winter and more than 18 hours in the middle of summer.

Discover and explore Oslo, a city in the country of Norway. This online guide of information, articles, and photos of Oslo helps you explore the attractions and points of interest of Oslo. It is located on the continent of Europe and its GPS coordinates address is latitude 59.9333 and logitude 59.9333. [Map of Oslo].

Trolltunga: The Most Beautiful Ledge in the World

Trolltunga is the most spectacular rock ledge in the world and one of the most iconic places in Norway. You may not be familiar with the name, but you will undoubtedly recognize this place by the phot...

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Facts About Norway and Top Places to Visit

“The most beautiful thing in the world is the world itself.” You get to experience this saying when you visit Norway, a beautiful Nordic country in the Baltic Sea region of Europe. It is o...

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Top 10 Royal Palaces in Europe

These are 10 of the most beautiful and famous palaces in Europe. Not only does Europe's rich and diverse culture make it unique but so do the many royal palaces owned by the royal famili...

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