Askøy is an island in county, . Located directly north-west of , parts of the island functions as a suburb of the city. However, particularly the northern and western parts of the 30 km long island have beautiful rural landscapes, culminating in the small island community of Herdla, linked to Askøy by a short bridge.

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The Askøy Bridge is a suspension bridge which crosses the Byfjorden between the municipalities of and in county, .

Lyderhorn is a mountain near , . It is one of "De syv fjell", the seven mountains surrounding the city centre, and the starting location of Bergen Turlag's annual trip of the mountains.

The Norwegian School of Economics or NHH, until 2011 known in English as the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, is a business school situated in , .

Kvarven Fort was a mountain fort strategically located by the main shipping channel of the Byfjorden leading to Bergen, Norway.

Strusshamn Church is the main parish church for the municipality of in county, .


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