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Oslo Opera House at Kirsten Flagstads Plass
View of the city's famous Oslo Opera House, home of the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and the national opera theater, thopera is located at Kirsten Flagstads Plass, at the head of the Oslofjord.
Image: Helge Høifødt
 

About Oslo


Oslo SealSatellite view is showing Oslo, chief port, largest city, and the capital of Norway. The city is situated on the country's southern coast at the head of Oslofjord. Oslo is Norway’s primate city and its cultural, financial, economic, scientific, and political center, and an important center of maritime knowledge in Europe. Norway's largest city is among Europe's fastest-growing capitals.



Aker Brygge, Oslo harbor
Aker Brygge, part of the Sentrum area and Oslo’s go-to place for shopping, dining, and entertainment, in background Oslo's twin-towered City Hall.
Image: Jean-Pierre Dalbéra
 
Founded in the 11th century, it was known as Christiania (or Kristiania) from 1624 until 1924 in honor of Christian IV of Norway and Denmark (1577–1648).

The city is the seat of the Norwegian government.
Oslo is considered to be a global city, it is ranked a "Beta World City Plus".

The city has a population of 700,000 inhabitants (in 2017), about 1 million people live in its urban area. Spoken language is Norwegian in various dialects.

Major Points of Interest
The city's top-sights are the Viking Ship Museum, art and culture of the real Vikings. The 19th century Royal Palace is open to the public during summer. The medieval castle of Akershus Fortress, a former royal residential palace and a prison. The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History is a large open-air museum with medieval building, it shows how people lived in Norway from 1500 to the present day. The Munch Museum is dedicated to the life and works of the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (The Scream). The Fram Museum (Frammuseet) is telling the story of the polar explorations by Fridtjof Nansen, Roald Amundsen and other Norwegian explorers.

Zoom straight in (+) to see Oslo’s Royal Palace (Det Kongelige Slott), the official residence of the Norwegian monarch.

The map shows a city map of Oslo with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Oslo International Airport, official website Gardermoen (IATA code: OSL) about 48 km (30 mi) by road (via E16) north-northeast of the city, and Oslo-Sandefjord Airport (IATA code: TRF) about 120 km (75 mi) by road (via E18) in south.

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Local Time Oslo:
Monday-January-22  07:04  
Standard Time Zone (CET): UTC/GMT +1 hour
CEST (Daylight Saving Time) in use from end of March until end of October. Time zone offset: UTC/GMT +2 hours

 
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Google Maps: Searchable map/satellite view of the city of Oslo, Norway.
 
City Coordinates: 59°57′N 10°45′E
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External Links:
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