Oslo is 's capital and largest city, with 670,000 citizens in the city proper and about 1.5 million inhabitants in greater Oslo. It is in in the Oslofjorden fjord, extending over an inlet of the Skagerrak strait.

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, literally Center, is the core of inside the first ring road, plus the area around the Royal Palace and Tjuvholmen island.

is the sector of between Ring 1 and Ring 3 and between Highway 168 in the west and Akerselva in the East.

is a part of , comprising the triangle east of Akerselva, south and west of the third ring road and north of the railway.

Western Oslo comprises west of Ring 1, southwest of Highway 168 and south of Ring 3.


comprises the part of north of the third ring road and the eastbound railway.

is in , east of the Oslo Fjord and southeast of .

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Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in . Photo: Coolcaesar, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Bislett Stadium is a sports stadium in , Norway. is situated 1½ km northwest of Oslo. Photo: Kjetil r, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Oslo Cathedral — formerly Our Savior's Church — is the main church for the Church of Norway Diocese of Oslo, as well as the parish church for downtown . Photo: Nina-no, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Viking Ship Museum is located on the peninsula in , . is situated 3½ km west of Oslo. Photo: Peulle, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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Bygdøy or Bygdø is a peninsula situated on the western side of , . is situated 4 km west of Oslo. Photo: Mahlum, Public domain.

Uranienborg is a neighborhood in the borough of Frogner in , . is situated 1½ km northwest of Oslo. Photo: Helge Høifødt, Public domain.

Grønland is a neighbourhood in central , .

Blindern is the main campus of the University of Oslo, located in Nordre Aker in , . is situated 3½ km northwest of Oslo.


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