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Oslo - NO011

EU regions: NORGE > Norway > Oslo og Akershus > Oslo

map of Oslo NO011
flag of Oslo NO011 coat of arms Oslo NO011
number of inhabitants2020693 494
population density20191590.9
old-age dependency ratio202017.8

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Composition of population according to age group, education and economic activity, Oslo

age grouplow educationmiddle educationhigh education

note: in thousands, according to labour force sample survey. P – total population, E – employed, U – unemployed, I – number of ecnomically inactive

demographic pyramid NO011 Oslo

From wikipedia:

Oslo ( OZ-loh, also US: OSS-loh, Norwegian: [²ʊʂlʊ] (listen), rarely [²ʊslʊ, ˈʊʂlʊ]; Southern Sami: Oslove) is the capital and most populous city of Norway. It constitutes both a county and a municipality. Founded in the year 1040 as Ánslo, and established as a kaupstad or trading place in 1048 by Harald Hardrada, the city was elevated to a bishopric in 1070 and a capital under Haakon V of Norway around 1300. Personal unions with Denmark from 1397 to 1523 and again from 1536 to 1814 reduced its influence. After being destroyed by a fire in 1624, during the reign of King Christian IV, a new city was built closer to Akershus Fortress and named Christiania in the king's honour. It was established as a municipality (formannskapsdistrikt) on 1 January 1838. The city functioned as a co-official capital during the 1814 to 1905 Union between Sweden and Norway. In 1877, the city's name was respelled Kristiania in accordance with an official spelling reform – a change that was taken over by the municipal authorities only in 1897. In 1925 the city, after incorporating the village retaining its former name, was renamed Oslo.

Oslo is the economic and governmental centre of Norway.

other: Oslo og Akershus, Akershus, Oslo

neighbours: Buskerud, Akershus, Oppland

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - Oslo - NO011, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/NO011