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Nesodden


Nesodden in Norway Nesodden municipality coat of arms

Population:
18,372

Areal:
61,5 km2


Nesodden Local Directory


Accommodation, Businesses and more pictures from Nesodden

Nesodden municipality has approximately 17.900 inhabitants and covers a area of 61,5 km2. Farming and forestry have always been important for settling and employment in Nesodden. The township have 750 employees. The main attractions are the Follo museum and Sunnås Rehabilitation Hospital, Hellviktangen, Nesodden Church, the Steilene and Nesodden House.

The most important motorways and main roads to and from the whole of Norway go through Akershus. Travelers by train, coach, car and boat to and from the area around Oslo have to pass through Akershus. There is a very good public transport system carrying large numbers of passengers between Akershus and the surrounding area daily, facilitating travel around the county. This provides an alternative to the big city, whether it's for just an afternoon trip or a longer stay. You can get to all parts of Akershus within one hour from the centre of Oslo. The most modern airport in Europe lies in Akershus Oslo Airport.

EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 2009>

Alexander Rybak won the 54 th Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow, with a record 387 points, singing "Fairytale", a song inspired by Norwegian folk music. The song was composed and written by Rybak himself and was performed together with the modern folk dance company Frikar.

FOLLO MUSEUM

Follo Museum is the regional museum for the Follo municipalities and includes farm buildings and barns from Skoklefall, Nesodden, a school house from 1869, a tenant farmer's cottage from Vestby, a tinsmith's workshop from Drøbak and the 18th century Korsegården travellers' inn. One of the museum's buildings, the Jostushuset, is part of the Coast Cultural Centre at Son, where temporary theme exhibitions are staged. Follo Museum has an extra responsibility for coastal culture in Akershus and it owns several boats. At Steilene near Nesodden you'll find the museum's shrimp trawler Ternen, a café and a museum shop.

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Sunnås Rehabilitation Hospital. A national and regional hospital for specialized medical rehabilitation in Norway. The hospital was founded in 1954 by Birgit and Rolf Sunnås, and was donated to the municipality of Oslo in 1979.

As a part of the University of Oslo, the hospital is responsible for several research projects in thefield of rehabilitation. It is the major hospital in Norway for education specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation. The hospital also offers a wide range of courses for multidisciplinary professionals whithin the field of rehabilitation. Sunnås Rehabilitation Hospital have chosen "a road forward" as their symbol.

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