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Category Archives: Norway
CHRISTIANA KRISTIANA. Former name of the capital of Norway and of a small county around and including the city. Originally called OSLO, the city was named after Christian IV of Denmark and Norway after being rebuilt in 1624 following … Continue reading
BUSKERUD Inland county in southern Norway, west and northwest of the Oslo region.
BOHUSLÅN Or, Bohus (lån means district or county). Swedish district on the shores of the Skaggerak, bordering Norway, and named after a fortress north of Göteborg, built in the reign of Haakon V of Norway (1299-1319). It was once the … Continue reading
AUST-AGDER County in southernmost Norway, with a coast on the Skaggerak; the east of the old province of Agder.
AKERSHUS County in southern Norway, around the city and county of Oslo, at the head of Oslofjord. The former province of Aggershus included Oslo, and took its name from a castle built in the reign of Haakon V (1299-1319) between … Continue reading
AGGERSHUS Old province in southeastern Norway, more extensive than the present county of Akershus around Oslo, and taking its name from a castle on the coast within the city of Oslo.
AGDER Or, Agdir. Former region in southernmost Norway; now divided into the two counties of Vest and Aust Agder.