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Aarhus (officially spelled Århus from 1948 until 31 December 2010) is the second-largest city in Denmark and the seat of Aarhus municipality.
An administrative centre is a seat of regional administration or local government, or a county town, or the place where the central administration of a commune is located.
An aerial tramway, sky tram, cable car, ropeway or aerial tram is a type of aerial lift which uses one or two stationary ropes for support while a third moving rope provides propulsion.
Airline hubs or hub airports are used by one or more airlines to concentrate passenger traffic and flight operations at a given airport.
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is a trade association founded in 1912 that represents over 130 port authorities in the Western Hemisphere, including the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and Latin America.
An apartment (American English), flat (British English) or unit (Australian English) is a self-contained housing unit (a type of residential real estate) that occupies only part of a building, generally on a single storey.
Aquaculture (less commonly spelled aquiculture), also known as aquafarming, is the farming of fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic plants, algae, and other organisms.
Arna Station (Arna stasjon) is the second largest train station in Bergen, Norway; located in the Arna borough on the east side of Ulriken and between the two tunnels Ulriken Tunnel and Arnanipa.
Arna is a borough in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Arna-Bjørnar Fotball is a Norwegian football club from Arna, Bergen.
Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts, that was most popular between 1890 and 1910.
Askøy is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway.
The Askøy Bridge (Askøybroen) is a suspension bridge which crosses the Byfjorden between the municipalities of Bergen and Askøy in Hordaland county, Norway.
Askøyfjellet or Kolbeinsvarden is a mountain in the municipality of Askøy in Hordaland county, Norway.
Asmara (ኣስመራ), known locally as Asmera (meaning "They made them unite" in Tigrinya), is the capital city and largest city of Eritrea.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.
Austevoll is a municipality and an archipelago in Hordaland county, Norway.
Autopass (stylized autoPASS) is an electronic toll collection system used in Norway.
Avinor AS is a state-owned limited company that operates most of the civil airports in Norway.
Årstad is a borough in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Åsane is a borough of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
The Bagli Party or Bagler (Old Norse: Baglarr, Norwegian Bokmål: Bagler, Norwegian Nynorsk: Baglar) was a faction or party during the Norwegian Civil Wars.
Banksy is an anonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist and film director.
The basic statistical unit (Grunnkrets) is a type of statistical unit used by Statistics Norway to provide stable and coherent geographical units for regional statistics in Norway.
The Battle of Stamford Bridge took place at the village of Stamford Bridge, East Riding of Yorkshire, in England on 25 September 1066, between an English army under King Harold Godwinson and an invading Norwegian force led by King Harald Hardrada and the English king's brother Tostig Godwinson.
The Battle of Vågen (also Battle in the Bay of Bergen, or shortened Battle of Bergen) was a naval battle between a Dutch merchant and treasure fleet and an English flotilla of warships in August 1665 as part of the Second Anglo-Dutch War.
Bergen Academy of Art and Design (Kunst- og designhøgskolen i Bergen) or KHiB is one of the two independent institutions of higher learning in the visual arts and design in Norway.
Bergen Airport, Flesland (Bergen lufthavn, Flesland) is an international airport located at Flesland in Bergen, a city and municipality in Hordaland county, Norway.
Bergen Byleksikon is an encyclopedia which covers the city of Bergen in Norway.
Bergen Cathedral (Bergen domkirke) a cathedral in Bergen municipality in Hordaland county, Norway.
Bergen Cathedral School (Norwegian: Bergen Katedralskole, Latin: Schola Cathedralis Bergensis, formerly known as Bergens lærdeskole and Bergen latinskole and colloquially known as Katten) is an upper secondary school in Bergen, Norway.
Bergen Commuter Rail, sometimes called Vossebanen, is a commuter rail service between Bergen and Arna, Voss and Myrdal, Norway.
Bergen Ishockeyklubb is an ice hockey club from Bergen.
Bergen International Festival (Festspillene i Bergen) is an annual international music and cultural festival in Bergen, Norway.
The Bergen International Film Festival (BIFF) is a film festival held annually in October in Bergen, Norway since 2000, and is the largest film festival in the nation in number of films.
Bergen landdistrikt (Bergen rural district) is a former municipality in Hordaland county, Norway.
Bergen Light Rail (Bybanen) is a light rail system in Bergen, Norway.
The Bergen Line or the Bergen Railway (Bergensbanen or Bergensbana), is a long scenic standard gauge railway line between Bergen and Hønefoss, Norway.
The Bergen Peninsula (Bergenshalvøyen) is a peninsula in Hordaland county, Norway.
The Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra is a Norwegian orchestra based in Bergen.
Bergen Port is an international seaport located in the centre of Bergen, Norway operated by Bergen Port Authority.
Bergen Port Authority (Bergen og Omegn havnevesen) is an intermunicipal enterprise owned by the municipalities of Askøy, Austrheim, Bergen, Fedje, Fjell, Lindås, Meland, Os, Radøy, Sund and Øygarden as well as Hordaland county municipality.
Bergen School of Architecture or BAS (Bergen Arkitekt Skole) is a private and academically independent school which trains architects, located in Bergen, Norway.
The "Bergen School of Meteorology" is a school of thought which is the basis for much of modern weather forecasting.
Bergen Station (Bergen stasjon) is the main railway station in the city of Bergen, Norway.
The Bergen Wave (in Norwegian: Bergensbølgen) is an expression often used by Norwegian media regarding the city of Bergen, Norway as a platform for the development of modern music, illustrating a period in time of a new generation of artists from Bergen "taking over" the musical landscape in Norway.
The Bergen Woodwind Quintet is a well-known woodwind quintet based in Bergen, Norway.
Bergenhus is a borough of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Bergenhus fortress (Bergenhus festning) is a fortress located in Bergen, Norway.
Bergens Tidende is Norway's fifth-largest newspaper, and the country's largest newspaper outside Oslo.
Bergensavisen (lit. "the Bergen newspaper"), usually shortened to BA, is the second largest newspaper in Bergen, Norway.
Bergenshallen is an indoor ice hockey arena in Bergen, Norway.
Bergensk or Bergen dialect is a dialect of Norwegian used in Bergen, Norway.
A billboard (also called a hoarding in the UK and many other parts of the world) is a large outdoor advertising structure (a billing board), typically found in high-traffic areas such as alongside busy roads.
The Birkebein Party or Birkebeinar (Old Norse: Birkibeinar; Norwegian: Birkebeinarane (nynorsk) or Birkebeinerne (bokmål)) was the name for a rebellious party in Norway, formed in 1174 around the pretender to the Norwegian throne, Eystein Meyla.
BIT Teatergarasjen (BIT) is a producer and co-producer of international contemporary theatre and dance in Norway.
Bjorøyna or Bjorøy is an island in Fjell municipality in Hordaland county, Norway.
The Bjorøy Tunnel (Bjorøytunnelen) is a subsea road tunnel in Hordaland county, Norway.
The Black Death, also known as the Great Plague, the Black Plague, or simply the Plague, was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the deaths of an estimated people in Eurasia and peaking in Europe from 1347 to 1351.
Black metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music.
Blåmanen is one of the seven mountains that surround the centre of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Bokmål (literally "book tongue") is an official written standard for the Norwegian language, alongside Nynorsk.
Brann Stadion is a football stadium in Bergen, Norway.
Bryggen (the dock), also known as Tyskebryggen (the German dock), is a series of Hanseatic commercial buildings lining the eastern side of the Vågen harbour in Bergen, Norway.
Buekorps (literally "Bow Corps" or "Archery Brigade") are traditional marching neighbourhood youth organizations in Bergen, Norway.
A bus (archaically also omnibus, multibus, motorbus, autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers.
A business school is a university-level institution that confers degrees in business administration or management.
Byfjorden (Norwegian Nynorsk and Bokmål: /byːfjɔrn/, /-ɔɾn/; Bokmål: also /-ɔɳ/; Bergensk: usually /-ɔʁn/) is a fjord in Hordaland county, Norway.
Bygdanytt is a Norwegian newspaper, published in Indre Arna in Bergen, and covering Arna and Osterøy.
Carte Blanche is the Norwegian national company of contemporary dance, based in Bergen in western Norway.
A catamaran (informally, a "cat") is a multi-hulled watercraft featuring two parallel hulls of equal size.
Cato Gunfeldt (born 18 May 1951) is a Norwegian journalist in Aftenposten and non-fiction writer of Second World War history.
Central European Summer Time (CEST), sometime referred also as Central European Daylight Time (CEDT), is the standard clock time observed during the period of summer daylight-saving in those European countries which observe Central European Time (UTC+1) during the other part of the year.
Central European Time (CET), used in most parts of Europe and a few North African countries, is a standard time which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
The Christian Democratic Party (Bokmål: Kristelig Folkeparti, Nynorsk: Kristeleg Folkeparti, KrF), is a Christian democratic political party in Norway founded in 1933.
A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce, pine, or fir or an artificial tree of similar appearance, associated with the celebration of Christmas.
The Church of Norway (Den norske kirke in Bokmål and Den norske kyrkja in Nynorsk) is a Lutheran denomination of Protestant Christianity that serves as the people's church of Norway, as set forth in the Constitution of Norway.
A city is a large human settlement.
Civilian casualties occurs in a general sense, when civilians are killed or injured by non-civilians, mostly law enforcement officers, military personnel, or criminals such as terrorists and bank robbers.
Classicism, in the arts, refers generally to a high regard for a classical period, classical antiquity in the Western tradition, as setting standards for taste which the classicists seek to emulate.
Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns when that change lasts for an extended period of time (i.e., decades to millions of years).
Climatology (from Greek κλίμα, klima, "place, zone"; and -λογία, -logia) or climate science is the scientific study of climate, scientifically defined as weather conditions averaged over a period of time.
Coastal artillery is the branch of the armed forces concerned with operating anti-ship artillery or fixed gun batteries in coastal fortifications.
The Conservative Party (Høyre, Høgre, H, literally "Right") is a conservative.
Contemporary art is the art of today, produced in the late 20th century or in the 21st century.
Norway is divided into 18 administrative regions, called counties (singular fylke, plural fylker (Bokmål) / fylke (Nynorsk) from Old Norse: fylki from the word "folk"); until 1918, they were known as amter.
A cruise ship or cruise liner is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, when the voyage itself, the ship's amenities, and sometimes the different destinations along the way (i.e., ports of call), are part of the experience.
A cruiseferry is a ship that combines the features of a cruise ship with a Ro-Pax ferry.
Dagen is a Norwegian Christian newspaper established in 1919, and published in Bergen.
Damsgårdsfjellet is a mountain in Bergen, Norway west of Melkeplassen, and one of the seven mountains surrounding the city center of Bergen.
Danish (dansk, dansk sprog) is a North Germanic language spoken by around six million people, principally in Denmark and in the region of Southern Schleswig in northern Germany, where it has minority language status.
Den Nationale Scene (National Theater) is the largest theatre in Bergen, Norway.
Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.
Denmark–Norway (Danish and Norwegian: Danmark–Norge or Danmark–Noreg; also known as the Oldenburg Monarchy or the Oldenburg realms) was an early modern multi-national and multi-lingual real unionFeldbæk 1998:11 consisting of the Kingdom of Denmark, the Kingdom of Norway (including Norwegian overseas possessions the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland, et cetera), the Duchy of Schleswig, and the Duchy of Holstein.
The alveolar trill is a type of consonantal sound, used in many spoken languages.
The word diocese is derived from the Greek term διοίκησις meaning "administration".
The country Norway is historically divided into a number of districts.
Dolk (meaning dagger in Norwegian) (Dolk Lundgren), is the pseudonym of Norway's most recognized stencil artist.
Edvard Hagerup Grieg (15 June 18434 September 1907) was a Norwegian composer and pianist.
Electronic toll collection (ETC) aims to eliminate the delay on toll roads, HOV lanes, toll bridges, and toll tunnels by collecting tolls without cash and without requiring cars to stop.
Eliteserien is a Norwegian professional league for association football clubs.
Eliteserien is the premier women's professional handball league for Norwegian handball clubs.
Eritrea (ኤርትራ), officially the State of Eritrea, is a country in the Horn of Africa, with its capital at Asmara.
Espeland is a village in the borough of Arna in Bergen, Norway.
The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union (EU) for a period of one calendar year during which it organises a series of cultural events with a strong pan-European dimension.
European route E 16 is the designation of a main west-east road through Northern Ireland, Scotland, Norway and Sweden, from Derry to Gävle, via Belfast, Glasgow, Edinburgh, previously by ferry to Bergen, Voss, through the Gudvanga Tunnel and the Lærdal Tunnel (the world's longest road tunnel), Lærdal, over Filefjell to Fagernes, Hønefoss, Gardermoen and Kongsvinger.
E 39 is the designation of a 1330 km long north-south road in Norway and Denmark, running from Klett just south of Trondheim to Aalborg, via Orkanger, Vinjeøra, Halsa...
The Eurovision Song Contest (Concours Eurovision de la chanson), often simply called Eurovision, is an international song competition held primarily among the member countries of the European Broadcasting Union.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1986 was the 31st Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 3 May 1986 in Grieghallen in Bergen, Norway.
In Anglo-Saxon law, an exclusive right, or exclusivity, is a de facto, non-tangible prerogative existing in law (that is, the power or, in a wider sense, right) to perform an action or acquire a benefit and to permit or deny others the right to perform the same action or to acquire the same benefit.
Fana is a borough of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Fana is a former municipality in Hordaland county, Norway.
Fanahammeren or Fanahammaren is a residential village area at the eastern end of the Fanafjorden in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Fanaposten is a Norwegian newspaper, published in Nesttun in Bergen, and covering the districts of Fana and Ytrebygda.
Faroese (føroyskt mál,; færøsk) is a North Germanic language spoken as a first language by about 66,000 people, 45,000 of whom reside on the Faroe Islands and 21,000 in other areas, mainly Denmark.
Friidrettsklubben BFG Fana is a Norwegian athletics club from Fana in Bergen, founded in 1987 as an umbrella team for Bjarg, Fana and Gneist.
Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.
Fjell is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway.
Geologically, a fjord or fiord is a long, narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs, created by a glacier.
Fjord Line is a Norwegian ferry operator offering services between Norway, Denmark and Sweden.
FK Fyllingsdalen is a football club from Fyllingsdalen, a borough in the Norwegian city of Bergen.
The Fløibanen is a funicular railway in the Norwegian city of Bergen.
Fløyen is one of the city mountains in Bergen, Hordaland, Norway, and one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions.
Flesland is a village in Bergen municipality, Norway.
Formannskapsdistrikt is the name for Norwegian local self-government districts that were legally enacted on 1 January 1838.
A "free church" is a Christian denomination or independent church that is intrinsically separate from government (as opposed to a theocracy, or an "established" or state church).
A funicular is one of the modes of transport, along with a cable railway and an inclined elevator, which uses a cable traction for movement on a steep slope.
Fyllingen Fotball was a Norwegian association football club from Fyllingsdalen, Bergen, Hordaland.
Fyllingsdalen is a borough of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
The Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen (Geofysisk institutt, UiB) is a marine research facility located in Bergen, Norway.
Gothenburg (abbreviated Gbg; Göteborg) is the second-largest city in Sweden and the fifth-largest in the Nordic countries.
In linguistics, grammatical gender is a specific form of noun class system in which the division of noun classes forms an agreement system with another aspect of the language, such as adjectives, articles, pronouns, or verbs.
Grieg Hall (Grieghallen) is a 1,500 seat concert hall located on Edvard Griegs' square in Bergen, Norway.
Gross income is all a person's receipts and gains from all sources, before any deductions.
The Gulf Stream, together with its northern extension the North Atlantic Drift, is a warm and swift Atlantic ocean current that originates in the Gulf of Mexico and stretches to the tip of Florida, and follows the eastern coastlines of the United States and Newfoundland before crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
Gullfjellet (Gold Mountain) (987 meters above sea level), also called Gulfjellet, is the highest mountain in the municipality of Bergen in western Norway.
Haakon Haakonsson (c. March/April 1204 – 16 December 1263) (Old Norse: Hákon Hákonarson; Norwegian: Håkon Håkonsson), sometimes called Haakon the Old in contrast to his son with the same name, and known in modern regnal lists as Haakon IV, was the King of Norway from 1217 to 1263.
Haakon V Magnusson (10 April 1270 – 8 May 1319) (Old Norse: Hákon Magnússon; Norwegian: Håkon Magnusson) was king of Norway from 1299 until 1319.
Haakonsvern is the main base of the Royal Norwegian Navy and the largest naval base in the Nordic area.
The Hanseatic League (Middle Low German: Hanse, Düdesche Hanse, Hansa; Standard German: Deutsche Hanse; Latin: Hansa Teutonica) was a commercial and defensive confederation of merchant guilds and market towns in Northwestern and Central Europe.
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene (Det Hanseatiske Museum og Schøtstuene) is a museum in the city of Bergen, Norway.
Harald Sigurdsson (– 25 September 1066), given the epithet Hardrada (harðráði, modern Norwegian: Hardråde, roughly translated as "stern counsel" or "hard ruler") in the sagas, was King of Norway (as Harald III) from 1046 to 1066.
(HGSD) is a city and municipality in Rogaland county, Norway.
Haukeland University Hospital (Haukeland universitetssykehus) is a hospital in Bergen, Norway, and one of the eleven institutions that make up Bergen Hospital Trust.
Henrik Johan Ibsen (20 March 1828 – 23 May 1906) was a Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet.
A high-rise building is a tall building, as opposed to a low-rise building and is defined by its height differently in various jurisdictions.
Hirtshals is a town and seaport on the coast of Skagerrak on the island of Vendsyssel-Thy at the top of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark, Europe.
Historicism or also historism (Historismus) comprises artistic styles that draw their inspiration from recreating historic styles or imitating the work of historic artisans.
Holsnøy is an island in Meland municipality, Hordaland county, Norway.
Hordaland is a county in Norway, bordering Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Telemark, and Rogaland counties.
Hurtigruten ("Express Route", also known as the Norwegian Coastal Express) is a Norwegian cruise, ferry and cargo operator.
Hylkje is a village in the borough of Åsane in Bergen, Norway.
Icelandic (íslenska) is a North Germanic language, and the language of Iceland.
Idrottslaget Gular is a Norwegian athletics club from Bergen, founded in 1946.
Idrettslaget Norna-Salhus is a Norwegian athletics club from Salhus in Åsane, Bergen It was founded on 14 October 1935.
IL Sandviken is a Norwegian sports club from the neighborhood Sandviken in Bergenhus borough, Bergen.
The term first-generation may refer either to a person who has immigrated to a new country and been naturalized, or to the children of such an immigrant.
Indre Arna is a settlement in Arna borough in Bergen, Norway.
Innovation Norway is a state-owned company and a national development bank.
An international airport is an airport that offers customs and immigration facilities for passengers travelling between countries.
Kalfaret is a neighborhood in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
(Finnish and, Киркенес) is a town in Sør-Varanger Municipality in Finnmark county, in the far northeastern part of Norway.
Kleppestø is the administrative centre of the municipality of Askøy in Hordaland county, Norway.
A kontor was a foreign trading post of the Hanseatic League.
Kronstad is a neighbourhood in the borough of Årstad in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
The Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet, A/Ap), formerly the Norwegian Labour Party, is a social-democratic political party in Norway.
Lagunen Storsenter is a shopping center located in the borough Fana in Bergen, Norway.
Laksevåg is a borough of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Lambertseter is a suburb of the city of Oslo, Norway, and is part of the borough of Nordstrand.
Landås is a neighbourhood in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Lars Borgersrud (born 11 March 1949) is a Norwegian military historian and government scholar.
Løvstakken is one of the Seven Mountains that surround the center of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Løvstakksiden, commonly shortened to Løvstakken or simply Stakken, is a neighbourhood in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Lille Lungegårdsvannet or Smålungeren is a small lake in the centre of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Lindås is a municipality in the Nordhordland district in Hordaland county, Norway.
This is a list of mayors of Bergen, Norway.
Norway is divided into 18 administrative regions, called counties (fylker in Norwegian, singular: fylke), and 422 municipalities (kommuner/-ar, singular: kommune – cf. communes).
This is a list of famous people from Bergen, Norway.
Below is a list of towns and cities in Norway.
Literacy is traditionally meant as the ability to read and write.
A local government is a form of public administration which, in a majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state.
Loddefjord is a suburb of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
A log house, or log building, is a structure built with horizontal logs interlocked at the corners by notching.
Lothar Lindtner (July 22, 1917 – April 14, 2005) was a Norwegian actor from Bergen who played a large number of roles at the National Theatre.
Low German or Low Saxon (Plattdütsch, Plattdüütsch, Plattdütsk, Plattduitsk, Nedersaksies; Plattdeutsch, Niederdeutsch; Nederduits) is a West Germanic language spoken mainly in northern Germany and the eastern part of the Netherlands.
Ludvig Holberg, Baron of Holberg (3 December 1684 – 28 January 1754) was a writer, essayist, philosopher, historian and playwright born in Bergen, Norway, during the time of the Dano-Norwegian dual monarchy.
The Diocese of Bjørgvin (Bjørgvin bispedømme) is one of the 11 dioceses that make up the Church of Norway.
Lyderhorn is a mountain near Bergen, Norway.
Maritime transport is the transport of people (passengers) or goods (cargo) by water.
Møhlenpris (formerly Vestre Sydnes) is a neighbourhood in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Medievalism is the system of belief and practice characteristic of the Middle Ages, or devotion to elements of that period, which has been expressed in areas such as architecture, literature, music, art, philosophy, scholarship, and various vehicles of popular culture.
Meland is a municipality in the Nordhordland district of Hordaland county, Norway.
Metres above mean sea level (MAMSL) or simply metres above sea level (MASL or m a.s.l.) is a standard metric measurement in metres of the elevation or altitude of a location in reference to a historic mean sea level.
Middle Low German or Middle Saxon (ISO 639-3 code gml) is a language that is the descendant of Old Saxon and the ancestor of modern Low German.
Midhordland or Midthordland is a traditional district in the Vestlandet region of Norway.
Milorg (abbreviation of militær organisasjon – military organization) was the main Norwegian resistance movement during World War II.
Minde is a neighbourhood in the southwestern part of Årstad borough in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Munkeliv Abbey (Munkeliv kloster) was a Benedictine abbey located at Nordnes in Bergen, Norway.
A natural disaster is a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth; examples include floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, and other geologic processes.
Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.
A newspaper's circulation is the number of copies it distributes on an average day.
The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (officially Sveriges riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne, or the Swedish National Bank's Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel), commonly referred to as the Nobel Prize in Economics, is an award for outstanding contributions to the field of economics, and generally regarded as the most prestigious award for that field.
Nordfjord (Northern fjord—in contrast to Sunnfjord) is a traditional district of Norway.
The Nordhordland Bridge (Nordhordlandsbrua) is a combined cable-stayed and pontoon bridge which crosses Salhusfjorden between Klauvaneset and Flatøy in Hordaland, Norway.
Nordnes is a peninsula and neighbourhood in the city centre of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
The Nordnes Park (Nordnesparken) is a public park in the municipality of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
North Sea oil is a mixture of hydrocarbons, comprising liquid petroleum and natural gas, produced from petroleum reservoirs beneath the North Sea.
Northern Norway (Nord-Norge, Nord-Noreg; Davvi-Norga) is a geographical region of Norway, consisting of the three northernmost counties Nordland, Troms and Finnmark, in total about 35% of the Norwegian mainland.
Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.
Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, trading as Norwegian, is a Norwegian low-cost airline.
The 2003 county council election was held on Monday 15 September 2003 for all eighteen county councils in Norway.
The Norwegian First Division is the second level of ice hockey in Norway.
The Norwegian Institute of Marine Research (Havforskningsinstituttet) is a national consultative research institute which is owned by the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs.
The krone (sign: kr; code: NOK), plural kroner, is the currency of Norway and its dependent territories.
Norwegian (norsk) is a North Germanic language spoken mainly in Norway, where it is the official language.
Country-wide local elections for seats in municipality and county councils were held throughout Norway on 10 September 2007, with some areas polling on 9 September as well.
Nationwide local elections for seats in municipality and county councils were held throughout Norway on 12 September 2011.
National Road 555 (Riksvei 555) is a long national road which runs from the city center of Bergen to Kolltveit in Fjell, Norway.
The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (Statens vegvesen) is a Norwegian government agency responsible for the state and county public roads in the country.
The Norwegian resistance to the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany began after Operation Weserübung in 1940 and ended in 1945.
The Norwegian School of Economics (Norges Handelshøyskole; literally "Norwegian School of Business Studies") or NHH, until 2011 known in English as the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, is a business school situated in Bergen, Norway.
Norges Statsbaner AS, trading as NSB AS and known in English as the Norwegian State Railways, is a government-owned railway company which operates most passenger train services in Norway.
Norwegians (nordmenn) are a Germanic ethnic group native to Norway.
NRK (an abbreviation of the Norwegian: Norsk rikskringkasting AS, generally expressed in English as the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation) is the Norwegian government-owned radio and television public broadcasting company, and the largest media organisation in Norway.
Nygård is a neighbourhood in the city centre of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.
Oceanography (compound of the Greek words ὠκεανός meaning "ocean" and γράφω meaning "write"), also known as oceanology, is the study of the physical and biological aspects of the ocean.
Olaf Haraldsson (Old Norse: Óláfr Haraldsson, Norwegian: Olav Haraldsson; c. 1050 – 22 September 1093), known as Olaf Kyrre (Old Norse: kyrri, English: Peaceful), ruled Norway as (King Olaf III) from 1067 until his death in 1093.
Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements from about the 9th to the 13th century.
Ole Bornemann Bull (5 February 181017 August 1880) was a Norwegian virtuoso violinist and composer.
Oriental Orthodoxy is the fourth largest communion of Christian churches, with about 76 million members worldwide.
Orographic lift occurs when an air mass is forced from a low elevation to a higher elevation as it moves over rising terrain.
Os is a city and municipality in Hordaland county, Norway.
Oslo (rarely) is the capital and most populous city of Norway.
Osterøy is an island municipality in Hordaland county, Norway.
The Osterøy Bridge (Osterøybrua) is a suspension bridge in Hordaland county, Norway.
The Osvald Group was a Norwegian sabotage organisation—the most active one in Norway from 1941 to the summer of 1944.
A parliamentary system is a system of democratic governance of a state where the executive branch derives its democratic legitimacy from its ability to command the confidence of the legislative branch, typically a parliament, and is also held accountable to that parliament.
Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface.
The petroleum industry, also known as the oil industry or the oil patch, includes the global processes of exploration, extraction, refining, transporting (often by oil tankers and pipelines), and marketing of petroleum products.
A planned community, or planned city, is any community that was carefully planned from its inception and is typically constructed on previously undeveloped greenfield land.
The Poles (Polacy,; singular masculine: Polak, singular feminine: Polka), commonly referred to as the Polish people, are a nation and West Slavic ethnic group native to Poland in Central Europe who share a common ancestry, culture, history and are native speakers of the Polish language.
A political party is an organised group of people, often with common views, who come together to contest elections and hold power in government.
Pope Adrian IV (Adrianus IV; born Nicholas Breakspear; 1 September 1159), also known as Hadrian IV, was Pope from 4 December 1154 to his death in 1159.
A port is a maritime commercial facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo.
In meteorology, precipitation is any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapor that falls under gravity.
The Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet, Framstegspartiet, commonly abbreviated as FrP) is a political party in Norway.
Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.
Puddefjorden, often anglicized as Pudde Fjord, is an inlet or fjord in the central part of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Rådal is a neighborhood in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Norway is commonly divided into five major geographical regions (landsdeler).
Rolf Johannes Berntzen (4 June 1918 – 22 September 2005) was a Norwegian actor, and the grandfather of the Norwegian musician Julian Berntzen.
The Royal Norwegian Naval Academy (RNoNA, Sjøkrigsskolen in Norwegian) is located at Laksevåg in Bergen.
The Royal Norwegian Navy (Norwegian: Sjøforsvaret, "the naval defence (forces)") is the branch of the Norwegian Armed Forces responsible for naval operations of the state of Norway.
Rundemanen is a mountain in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
A rural municipality, often abbreviated RM, is a type of municipal status in the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan, to be called rural municipalities and soon to be Prince Edward Island, or a group of municipal status types in the provinces of Alberta and Nova Scotia.
The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC; Rússkaya pravoslávnaya tsérkov), alternatively legally known as the Moscow Patriarchate (Moskóvskiy patriarkhát), is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox churches, in full communion with other Eastern Orthodox patriarchates.
Samnanger is a municipality in the Midhordland region of Hordaland county, Norway.
Sandviken is a locality and the seat of Sandviken Municipality in Gävleborg County, Sweden with 22,965 inhabitants in 2010.
Sandviken is a traditional neighbourhood of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Sandviksfjellet is a mountain in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties.
Scandinavian Airlines, usually known as SAS, is the flag carrier of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, which together form mainland Scandinavia.
Schibsted Media Group is an international media group that owns some of the largest newspapers in Sweden and Norway.
Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.
A seawall (or sea wall) is a form of coastal defence constructed where the sea, and associated coastal processes, impact directly upon the landforms of the coast.
The seven hills of Rome (Sette colli di Roma, Septem colles/ montes Romae) east of the river Tiber form the geographical heart of Rome, within the walls of the city.
The Seven Mountains (De syv fjell) surround the city centre of Bergen, Norway.
A stand-alone house (also called a single-detached dwelling, detached residence or detached house) is a free-standing residential building.
SK Brann (most often simply called Brann) is a Norwegian professional football club, founded 26 September 1908, from Bergen.
Skyss is the public authority that plans, purchases and markets the public transport services governed by the county authority in Hordaland, Norway.
A snare drum or side drum is a percussion instrument that produces a sharp staccato sound when the head is struck with a drum stick, due to the use of a series of stiff wires held under tension against the lower skin.
The Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti, Sosialistalas Gurutbellodat) or SV, is a democratic socialist political party in Norway.
Sogn og Fjordane (English: Sogn and Fjordane) is a county in western Norway, bordering Møre og Romsdal, Oppland, Buskerud, and Hordaland.
The Sognefjord or Sognefjorden, nicknamed the King of the Fjords, is the largest and deepest fjord in Norway.
Solheimsviken is a bay and a neighbourhood in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Sotra or Store Sotra is the name of a large island in Hordaland county, Norway, located just west of the city of Bergen.
The Sotra Bridge (Sotrabrua) is a suspension bridge which crosses Knarreviksundet between Knarrevik in Fjell and Drotningsvik on the mainland of Bergen in Hordaland, Norway.
St Mary's Church (Mariakirken) is a parish church in Bergen municipality in Hordaland county, Norway.
The Dutch steam trawler Voorbode was a fishing vessel, until it was confiscated by the Germans during World War II and used for military transport.
Statistics Norway (Statistisk sentralbyrå, abbreviated to SSB) is the Norwegian statistics bureau.
Stavanger is a city and municipality in Norway.
Stockfish is unsalted fish, especially cod, dried by cold air and wind on wooden racks (which is called "hjell" in Norway) on the foreshore.
Store Lungegårdsvannet is a bay located in the city and municipality of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Strategic bombing is a military strategy used in a total war with the goal of defeating the enemy by destroying its morale or its economic ability to produce and transport materiel to the theatres of military operations, or both.
Subsea is fully submerged ocean equipment, operations or applications, especially when some distance offshore, in deep ocean waters, or on the seabed.
Sund is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Sydnes is a traditional neighbourhood in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Sydvesten (The Southwest) is a local Norwegian newspaper published once a week in Bergen in Hordaland county.
Tar is a dark brown or black viscous liquid of hydrocarbons and free carbon, obtained from a wide variety of organic materials through destructive distillation.
Before 1992, telephone numbers would consist of a 2 or 3-digit area code, and a 5 or 6-digit subscriber number.
In architecture and city planning, a terraced or terrace house (UK) or townhouse (US) exhibits a style of medium-density housing that originated in Europe in the 16th century, where a row of identical or mirror-image houses share side walls.
Tertnes Håndball Elite is the women's handball team of the Norwegian multi-sports club Tertnes IL based in Bergen.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
"Theta" was a radio communications group that operated in Bergen, Norway during the German occupation of Norway, communicating with the British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS).
Turn & Idrettsforeningen Viking is a Norwegian sports club from Bergenhus, Bergen.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
The Toppserien is the top level of women's association football in Norway.
Torgallmenningen, Torgalmenningen, or Torvallmenningen, is the main square of Bergen, Norway.
Totem poles (Gyáa'aang in the Haida language) are monumental carvings, a type of Northwest Coast art, consisting of poles, posts or pillars, carved with symbols or figures.
TradeWinds is the world's biggest shipping news service, publishing both online news and a printed weekly newspaper, that covers shipping as a global industry.
A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.
Troldhaugen is the former home of Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg and his wife Nina Grieg.
A trolleybus (also known as trolley bus, trolley coach, trackless trolley, trackless tram Joyce, J.; King, J. S.; and Newman, A. G. (1986). British Trolleybus Systems, pp. 9, 12. London: Ian Allan Publishing.. or trolleyDunbar, Charles S. (1967). Buses, Trolleys & Trams. Paul Hamlyn Ltd. (UK). Republished 2004 with or 9780753709702.) is an electric bus that draws power from overhead wires (generally suspended from roadside posts) using spring-loaded trolley poles.
The Bergen trolleybus system serves the city of Bergen, Norway.
Turku (Åbo) is a city on the southwest coast of Finland at the mouth of the Aura River, in the region of Southwest Finland.
TV 2 is the largest commercial television broadcaster in Norway.
The UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (abbreviated as CWC) was a football club competition contested annually by the most recent winners of all European domestic cup competitions.
Ulriken is the highest of the Seven Mountains (de syv fjell) that surround Bergen, Norway.
The Ulriken Tunnel (Ulrikstunnelen) is a railway tunnel on the Bergen Line between Bergen Station and Arna Station in Norway.
Ulriksbanen is a passenger aerial tramway in Bergen, Norway.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The University Museum of Bergen (Universitetsmuseet i Bergen) is a university museum in Bergen, Norway.
The University of Bergen (Universitetet i Bergen) is a public university located in Bergen, Norway.
The uvular trill is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages.
is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway.
Varden Amfi is a football venue in Bergen, Norway.
Vågen is a bay in the centre of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Verftet is a neighbourhood of Bergen, Norway.
The Victual Brothers (Vitalienbrüder) were a loosely organized guild of privateers who later turned to piracy.
A vocabulary is a set of familiar words within a person's language.
is a municipality and a traditional district in Hordaland county, Norway.
Western Norway (Vestlandet, Vest-Norge, Vest-Noreg) is the region along the Atlantic coast of southern Norway.
Western Norway University of Applied Sciences or HVL is a Norwegian public institution of higher education, established in January 2017 through the merging of formerly independent colleges across five campuses: Bergen, Førde, Haugesund, Sogndal and Stord.
Widerøe's Flyveselskap AS, trading as Widerøe, is the largest regional airline operating in the Nordic countries.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Ytre Arna is a settlement in the borough of Arna in Bergen, Norway.
Ytrebygda is a borough of the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway.
Statistics of Norwegian Main League Association Football championchis in season 1961/1962.
Statistics of Norwegian First Division in season 1963.
The 1990 Tippeligaen began on April 29, 1990, and ended on 7 October 1990.
The 1991 Tippeligaen is the highest football league in Norway.
The 1993 Tippeligaen is the highest football league in Norway.
The 1996–97 season of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup was won by Barcelona after beating holders Paris Saint-Germain in the final.
The 2007 season was SK Brann's 99th season and their 21st consecutive season in the Norwegian Premier League.
The 2017 UCI Road World Championships were held in 2017 in Bergen, Norway.
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