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History __ "According to the Norse sagas, Oslo was founded around 1048 by king Harald Hardråde. Recent archaeological research has uncovered Christian burials from before 1000, evidence of a preceding urban settlement. This called for the celebration of Oslo's millennium in 2000." A good overview of the city history with many imbedded text links to related materials. - illustrated - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oslo#History 

History __ "The patron saint of Oslo is St. Hallvard. This derives from the legend of young Hallvard, of royal lineage, who sacrificed his life in a deed of valour some nine hundred years ago. According to legend, a pregnant woman was fleeing from assailants who had accused her of theft and were therefore trying to kill her. Hallvard was present and wanted to help the woman escape..." You will have to read to find out what happened next. - From visitoslo.com - http://www.visitoslo.com/History-of-Oslo/ 

Norway Post __ Online newspaper, updated daily. - illustrated - From The Norway Post - http://www.norwaypost.no/newdev/cache/cacheView.asp?sUrl=%2Fdefault%2Easp 

Oslo __ "Oslo ...(called Christiania from 1624 to 1878, and Kristiania from 1878 to 1924) is the capital and largest city of Norway. It is also a municipality, and a county of its own." An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oslo 

Oslo 2000 - Oslo map __ General city map of Oslo with zoom feature for the university and downtown districts. - illustrated - From oslo2000.uio.no - http://www.oslo2000.uio.no/english/map1.htm 
 
Oslo Lufthavn __ General background and flight information about Oslo's international airport. - illustrated - from Oslo Lufthavn - http://www.osl.no/index.asp?languagecode=9 

Oslo Map __ Interactive map of attractions. You cal also go on to galleries of photos of Oslo and other information about the city. - illustrated - From Lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/mapshells/europe/oslo/oslo.htm

Oslo Map, Map of Oslo __ " Welcome to the InfoHub Oslo map page. Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to map of Oslo as well as a wealth of information on the subject of Oslo maps." - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/Maps/oslo_map_513.html

 

Oslo Map - Map of Oslo, Norway __ You may find local attractions, hotels, restaurants, shops, airports and entertainment locations on this interactive Map of Oslo. - From Yahoo.com - http://travel.yahoo.com/p-map-191501782-map_of_oslo-i 

Oslo, Norway __ "Photographs of Oslo, Norway. Includes Akershus Castle, Viking Ships, The Folk Museem, Vigeland, and The Holmenkollen Ski jump." - illustrated - From quovadimus.org - http://www.quovadimus.org/norway/ 

Oslo ( Norway ) __ A brief bit of history about the city and a lot of history about its flags. - illustrated - From crwflags.com - http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/no-03-01.html

Oslo, Norway News __ "Local news for Oslo, Norway continually updated from thousands of sources on the web." - From topix.net - http://www.topix.net/no/oslo 



Oslo - Norway - Travel __ Maps, malls and more. You will find an excellent guide to the city. - illustrated - From virtualoslo.com - http://www.virtualoslo.com/

Oslo Photos __ Galleries of click-to-enlarge photos of Oslo, Norway. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/Norway/South/Oslo/ 

Oslo Photos at PBase.com __ Excellent gallery of click-to-enlarge images. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://search.pbase.com/search?q=Oslo

Oslo pictures __ Excellent galleries and pages of click-to-enlarge pictures of Oslo, Norway. - illustrated - From Yahoo.com - http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-191501782-action-pictures-oslo_vacations-i-tgphotoid-595610

Oslo pictures, Oslo images __ "Pictures of Oslo. Welcome to the InfoHub Oslo pictures and images page. Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to the pictures of Oslo as well as a wealth of information on the subject of Oslo images and photos." - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/pictures/images_oslo_513.html 

Oslo Travel Guide, Attractions, Tours & Hotels __ "We are your one stop online destination European CityGuide, with online booking of hotels, vacation rentals, tours, car rentals and cruises. Click here to learn more about travel and tours in Oslo." - illustrated - From cityguide-europe.com - http://cityguide-europe.com/no/oslo/ 
 
Photos of Oslo Norway: the city of the Nobel Peace Prize __ A gallery of click-to-enlarge photos of Oslo. - illustrated - From fjordtravel.no - http://www.fjordtravel.no/picturegallery/oslo.html

population of Oslo __ Oslo population figure 2010 - From trueknowledge.com - http://www.trueknowledge.com/q/population_of_oslo

University of Oslo __ "The University of Oslo is Norway’s largest and oldest institution of higher education. It was founded in 1811 when Norway was still under Danish rule. Today the University of Oslo has approx. 30,000 students and 4,600 employees. Four Nobel Prize winners indicates the quality of the research at the University." Learn about their programs and offerings. - illustrated - From University of Oslo - http://www.uio.no/english/ 

UrbanRail.Net > Europe > Norway > OSLO Tunnelbane __ Learn how to find your way around on the Oslo rail transit system. - illustrated - From urbanrail.net - http://www.urbanrail.net/eu/osl/oslo2.htm

VisitOSLO.com - The official website for Oslo - Norway __ "Welcome to Oslo - capital of Norway! Here you can find information about accommodation, attractions, activities, restaurants and a lot more! " - illustrated - From visitoslo.com - http://www.visitoslo.com/indexe/

What is Oslo city profile? __ You will find a brief overview of Oslo. - illustrated - From quezi.com - http://quezi.com/5832

 
 

 

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