Akershus is a county in , west and east of the capital, . Oslo and Akershus make up one contiguous metropolitan area with 25 % of Norway's population and the visitor can regard it as one city.

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is one of three districts in the County of , .


is in the Frogn municipality, in the county of in , at the shores of the Oslofjord, a few miles south-east of .

is a town in . In every Norwegian patriot's heart for being the site of the signing of the modern Norwegian constitution in 1814, an important step towards full independence from the country's neighbours.

is a municipality in . It is situated just south of the capital The town derives its name not from skiing equipment, but rather from skeið, Old Norse for "horse racing track".

is a small town in , Norway. It is located half an hour away from the capital, Oslo The town is quite small so you can easily walk around, but a car would be practical if you want to see more.

is a small town in . is the nearest town to Norway's main airport and location for the administration of Ullensaker Municipality.

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French: Akershus, French: Comté d'Akershus, German: Akershus, Italian: Akershus, Portuguese: Akershus, Spanish: Provincia de Akershus, Akershus Fylke, Akershus county
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