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Basic information about Ostfold
Østfold [ˈœstˈfɔl] is a county in southeastern Norway, bordering Akershus and southwestern Sweden (Västra Götaland County and Värmland), while Buskerud and Vestfold are on the other side of Oslofjord. The county's administrative seat is Sarpsborg. Many manufacturing facilities are situated here, such as the world's most advanced biorefinery, Borregaard in Sarpsborg. Moss (Moss Verft) and Fredrikstad have shipyards. There are granite mines in Østfold and stone from these were used by Gustav Vigeland. The county slogan is \The heartland of Scandinavia\. The local dialect is characterized by its geographical proximity to Sweden.
Cities, towns & villages in Ostfold
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LarkollenLarkollen is a village in Rygge municipality, Norway. Its population is 1,382.Larkollen was the landfall on the main route between Oslo (then Christiania) and Copenhagen for several centuries. The lee behind the islands Sletter, Eldøya and Kollen south and west of Larkollen was an easily accessible harbor in all kinds of wind, which also was easy to defend. Sometime in the early 19th century the landfall was moved north to Jeløya outside of Moss. Ancient farms in Larkollen are Støtvik and Saltbohuset. Newer, medieval farms are Ammundrød, Tollefsrød, Grefsrød, Buberg and Botner. \n* \n* Show Larkollenon the map
GreåkerGreåker is a borough in the city of Sarpsborg, Norway, located 7 km west of the city centre. Before 1992 Greåker was a part of Tune municipality. It is situated at the river Glomma between Sarpsborg and Fredrikstad. The borough of Greåker is the home of the Premier League Floorball team \"Greåker Bulldogs\". The team's home arena is the Tindlundhallen arena. Show Greåkeron the map
Askimis a town and a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Askim. Askim was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see Askim is the largest population centre in Indre Østfold with 15 315 inhabitants (2012), and surves as a regional senter for 9 municipalities in Indre Østfold. It lies next to the longest river in Norway, Glomma, which forms the border with Spydeberg to the north and west, and Skiptvet to the south. Askim also borders Trøgstad to the northeast and Eidsberg to the southeast. Show Askimon the map
GressvikGressvik is a village located in the municipality of Fredrikstad, Norway.The river named Seut separates Gressvik from the city of Fredrikstad. Gressvik stretches from Ørebekk in the north, to Rød and Viker in the south. Consisting only of two farms (Hauge and Græsvig) and a few other houses before 1860, it eventually grew to a considerable settlement, following the establishment of a sawmill by Julius Nicolai Jacobsen. Show Gressvikon the map
TistedalTistedalen is a part of Halden, Norway, originally located four kilometers from the city center. The area started growing up around the sawmill industry, and has now been engulfed by Halden itself, although it still maintains some identity. The name Tistedal comes from the river \"Tista\" and \"dal\" meaning the valley. It is also called Tistdærn by the locals. Traditionally, Norway's largest sawmill industry was located in Tistedalen. In the 20th century, Tistedalen became a classic working class community, surrounded by small factories. There is some presence of different religious groups. Show Tistedalon the map
ØrjeØrje is the administrative centre of Marker municipality, Norway, not far from the Swedish border. Its population (2013)) is 1,881. Ørje is known for its canal museum and steamboat club, military fortifications from 1905 and locks. Engebret Soot built the first Norwegian canal locks at Ørje in the years 1857-1860 (no:Ørje sluser). The total lift of the locks are 10 meters (30 feet) divided on 3 steps. The locks are situated between the lakes \"Rødenessjøen\" and \"Øymarksjøen\" as a part of the Halden Waterway System. Show Ørjeon the map
SarpsborgSarpsborg [ˈsɑʂbɔr] is a city and municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the city of Sarpsborg. Sarpsborg is part of the fifth largest urban area in Norway when paired with neighbouring Fredrikstad. As of 1 January 2016, according to Statistics Norway these two municipalities have a total population of 132,351 with 54,192 in Sarpsborg and 78,159 in Fredrikstad. Show Sarpsborgon the map
RakkestadRakkestad is a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Rakkestad. It is divided into the parishes of Rakkestad, Degernes, and Os. The municipality is the county's second largest by area and one of Norway's largest agricultural areas. Rakkestad was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see Degernes was separated from Rakkestad as a municipality of its own on 1 January 1917, but it was merged back into Rakkestad on 1 January 1964. Rakkestad has a civil airport, Rakkestad Airport, Aastorp. Show Rakkestadon the map
SaltnesSaltnes is a village in the municipality of Råde, Norway. Its population in 2015 was 2,173, of which 89 people live within the border of the neighboring municipality, Fredrikstad. The etymology of the name derives from harvesting of salt in the area several hundred years ago. Show Saltneson the map
KråkerøyKråkerøy is an island and a former municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The island of Kråkerøy was separated from Glemmen as a municipality of its own January 1, 1908. At that time Kråkerøy had a population of 3,311. The rural municipality was (together with Borge, Onsøy and Rolvsøy) merged with the city of Fredrikstad January 1, 1994. Prior to the merger Kråkerøy had a population of 7,445. In 1948 Kråkerøy was the site of the Kråkerøy speech by then Prime Minister Einar Gerhardsen, which became an important part of Norwegian political history. Show Kråkerøyon the map
SkjebergSkjeberg is a former municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The last administrative centre was Borgenhaugen. The parish of Skjeberg was established as a municipality January 1, 1838 (see The property Hagelund with 8 inhabitants was moved to Halden municipality January 1, 1968. The rural municipality of Skjeberg was (together with Tune and Varteig) merged with the city of Sarpsborg January 1, 1992. Prior to the merger Skjeberg had a population of 14,295. The urban areas of Skjeberg has a population of 1,975. Show Skjebergon the map
Mossis a coastal town and a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Moss. The city of Moss was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see The rural municipality of Jeløy was merged with the city on 1 July 1943. Its administrative district covers areas east of the town, such as the island of Dillingøy in the lake Vansjø. Parts of the town are located on the peninsula of Jeløy. Moss city has 30,723 inhabitants (2012). Show Mosson the map
KroksundKroksund is a small village in the municipality of Hole, in Buskerud, Norway. Kroksund is located just west of Sundvollen. The village had 319 residents as of 1 January 2014. European Route 16 passes over the Kroksundet sound on Steinsfjorden at Kroksund bridge which runs over the islands of Sundøya and Slettøya. Kongens utsikt situated across Steinsfjorden west of Kleivstua in Ringerike provides a panoramic view of bothKroksund and Kroksund bridge. Show Kroksundon the map
RyggeRygge is a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Rygge. Rygge was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see The emblem of Rygge is the Pasque flower. Rygge is connected to Oslo by double-tracked railway, and four-lane motorway. Rygge is served by Moss Airport. Show Ryggeon the map
StrømsfossStrømsfoss is a village in Aremark municipality, Norway. Here, the watershed meets the national road between Aremark and Rakkestad as well as the county road between Aremark and Ørje. Strømsfoss has a watermill museum, housed in an old mill built in 1897-98. It also has a power station from 1920. Show Strømsfosson the map
KornsjøKornsjø is a village in Enningdalen in Halden, Norway on the border to Sweden. The village has 250 residents (2001). At Kornsjø is the border crossing for the railway lines the Østfold Line (Norway) and the Norway/Vänern Line (Sweden). Previously change of crew was performed at Kornsjø Station, but this has since been closed. Show Kornsjøon the map
RødRød is a village on the island Asmaløy in Hvaler municipality, Norway. Its population (SSB 2005) is 330. Rød and Røed (identical pronunciations) are relatively common farm names in southeastern parts of Norway, hence both relatively common as family names and place names, especially in the county of Vestfold. Show Rødon the map
SlangsvollSlangsvold is a settlement and a 5 km-long valley located in the north-eastern part of the municipality of Råde in Norway. Slangsvold has about 100 inhabitants. The principal industry of Slangsvold is farming; other industries are a bus company, a quarry, a concrete mixing plant, and two ground work construction companies. Show Slangsvollon the map
HafslundHafslund is a borough located east of the city centre in the city of Sarpsborg, Norway, Before 1992, Hafslund was a part of Skjeberg municipality. The name Hafslund, which is composed of Hafr, the Old Norse name for husband and lundr meaning grove. There has been a permanent settlement at Hafslund for over 5000 years. Show Hafslundon the map
KykkelsrudKykkelsrud is a village in Askim municipality, Norway. Located a few kilometres west of the town Askim, it is a part of the urban area of the same name, which has a population of 12,570. Kykkelsrud, located on the east bank of the Glomma river, has a power plant which harnesses the Kykkelsrud waterfall. Show Kykkelsrudon the map
MysenMysen is the administrative center of the municipality of Eidsberg in the county of Østfold in Norway. The town is named after the old farm of Mysen (Norse Mysin, from *Mosvin), since the town is built on its ground. The first element is mosi m 'bog, marsh', the last element is vin m 'meadow, pasture'. Show Mysenon the map
SolbergfossSolbergfoss is a small village in Askim municipality, Norway. Located a few miles north of the town Askim on the east bank of the Glomma river, Solbergfoss has a power plant which was built in 1924. In 1918 a railway line, from Askim to Solbergfoss was built. Show Solbergfosson the map
EidsbergEidsberg Station (Norwegian: Eidsberg holdeplass) is a railway station of the Eastern Østfold Line located in at Finnestad in Eidsberg, Norway. Situated 68.63 kilometers (42.64 mi) from Oslo Central Station (Oslo S), it is only served by extra rush-hour L22 service of the Norwegian State Railways' Oslo Commuter Rail. The station, which originally provided a passing loop, was designed by Balthazar Lange and opened on 24 November 1882. The passing loop was demolished in 1989 and the station unmanned. It was renovated as a heritage site in 2014. Show Eidsbergon the map
KarlshusKarlshus village is the administrative centre of Råde municipality, Norway. Its population is 1,952 with 1,073 residents per km2 (2008). It is located close by Moss Airport, Rygge, with European route E6 passing through, and is served by Råde Station on Østfoldbanen railway. Show Karlshuson the map
KallumKallum is a residential area in the city of Moss, Østfold, Norway. Although located in the neighboring municipality to the south, Rygge, it is a part of the urban area Moss. The part of the Moss urban area that stretches into Rygge has a population of 7,257. Show Kallumon the map
SellebakkSellebakk is a community in the town of Fredrikstad in Norway. It is located in the former municipality Borge, on the eastern bank of Glomma. Lisleby is located to the west. Sellebakk is also sometimes written as Selbak. The local sports team is Selbak TIF. Show Sellebakkon the map
HeiaHeia Station (Norwegian: Heia stasjon) is located at Heia in Rakkestad, Norway on the Eastern Østfold Line. The station is served by the Oslo Commuter Rail line 560 from Oslo S during rush hour. Heia Station was opened in 1896. Show Heiaon the map
TomterTomter is a village in the municipality of Hobøl, Norway. Its population (2014) is 1,668. It is the largest village in Hobøl. Knapstad is the second largest and Ringvoll is the third. The village has an elementary school, a grocery store, a pub, a kiosk, a huge dildo shop, a museum, a library, a post office, a pizza bakery and a hairdresser. The village also had a gas station and a fire department earlier. It also has a sports field with two football pitches, a sports house and eight ski jumps. Tomter has a railway station on Østre Linje, a part of Østfoldbanen. Show Tomteron the map
SkivikenSkivika (also called Skeidarvik and Skjærvika) is a village in the municipality of Fredrikstad, Norway. Its population (2005) is 1,117, of which 5 people live within the border of the neighboring municipality Sarpsborg. Show Skivikenon the map
LervikLervik is a village in the municipality of Fredrikstad, Norway, located by the Oslofjord. The population of Lervik is 2,393 (2008). In the summer, a lot of tourists comes to Lervik, mainly from Oslo and Bærum. Show Lervikon the map
MomarkenMomarken, is a racecourse to the north of Mysen, Norway, in the Eidsberg municipality in Østfold. Here you can find Harness racing and also the annual Momarkedet organised by Mysen and the Omegn Red Cross. Show Momarkenon the map
YvenYven is a borough in the city of Sarpsborg, Norway, located east of the city centre. Yven was previously located in Tune municipality. As of 1885, the village was estimated to have had 297 inhabitants. Show Yvenon the map
TosebygdaTosebygda is a village in the municipality of Trøgstad, Norway. It is located at 59°38′27″N 11°14′2″E / 59.64083°N 11.23389°E in the western part of the municipality, between Askim and Skjønhaug. Show Tosebygdaon the map
KamboKambo is a village in the municipality of Moss, in Østfold county, Norway. Kambo Station, the local railway station, is served by commuter train line L21 between Skøyen (via Oslo) and Moss. Show Kamboon the map
ØrmenØrmen is a village in Fredrikstad municipality, Norway. It had a train station on the Østfoldbanen, opened in 1914 but no longer in use. Before 1994 Ørmen belonged to Onsøy municipality. Show Ørmenon the map
HaugeHauge is a village on the island Vesterøy in Hvaler municipality, Norway. The origin of the name Hauge is from the Old Norse word haugr meaning mound. Its population (SSB 2005) is 320. Show Haugeon the map
RostadnesetRostadneset is a village in the municipality of Fredrikstad, Norway, located north of the Fredrikstad city in the former municipality Rolvsøy. Its population (SSB 2005) is 270. Show Rostadneseton the map
KnappstadKnapstad is a village in the municipality of Hobøl, Norway. Its population (2005) is 1,133, of which 78 people live within the border of the neighboring municipality Spydeberg. Show Knappstadon the map
HasleHasle is a village in the municipality of Sarpsborg, Norway, located on the eastern bank of Glomma. Its population is 698. Before 1992 Hasle was a part of Varteig municipality. Show Hasleon the map
EngalsvikEngalsvik (also called Engelsviken) is a village in Fredrikstad municipality, Norway. As of 2003 it is considered by Statistics Norway as a part of the Greater Lervik area. Show Engalsvikon the map
Søndre FuglevikFuglevik is a village in the municipality of Rygge, Norway. It is located near the Oslofjord, a few kilometres south of Moss. Its population (SSB 2005) is 471. Show Søndre Fuglevikon the map
SvinndalSvinndal is a village and parish in the municipality of Våler, Østfold, Norway. The population of the village (2009) is 353. Svinndal shares its coat-of-arms with Våler. Svinndal church (Svinndal kirke) was constructed in mixed Gothic and Swiss style during 1856. The church was built of wood based upon an architectural design by Chr. H. Grosch. It replaced a prior church that burned down in 1854. The church is located on Fylkesvei 115 (Fv 115) which runs between Bjørkelangen in Aurskog-Holand and Rødsundet in Våler. The parish is associated with the Vestre Borgesyssel deanery of the Diocese of Borg. Show Svinndalon the map
SkjærhaldenSkjærhalden is the administrative centre of Hvaler municipality, Norway. It is located on the island Kirkeøy. Its population (SSB 2005) is 642. 700px Show Skjærhaldenon the map
IsebakkeIsebakke is a village in the municipality of Halden, Norway. Its population (SSB 2005) is 770. Please see www.isebakke.net Show Isebakkeon the map
SkantebygdaSkantebygda is a village in Rakkestad municipality, Norway, located in the agricultural area west of Rakkestad village. Show Skantebygdaon the map
ØyenkilenØyenkilen is a village in the southern part of Fredrikstad municipality, Norway. Its population (SSB 2005) is 563. Show Øyenkilenon the map
SkjønhaugSkjønhaug is a village in the municipality of Trøgstad, Norway. Its official population, as of 2005, was 1,817. Show Skjønhaugon the map
SlevikSlevik is a village in the southern part of Fredrikstad municipality, Norway. Its population (SSB 2005) is 990. Show Slevikon the map
UtgårdUtgård is a village on the island Vesterøy in Hvaler municipality, Norway. Its population (SSB 2005) is 304. Show Utgårdon the map
GlemmenGlemmen is a parish and former municipality with the city of Fredrikstad, Østfold county, Norway. Show Glemmenon the map
FossbyFosby is the administrative centre of Aremark municipality, Norway. Its population (2005) is 318. Show Fossbyon the map
HeiåsHeiås is a village in the municipality of Trøgstad, Norway. Its population (SSB 2005) is 654. Show Heiåson the map
HamnåsHavnås is a village in the municipality of Trøgstad, Norway. Its population (2005) is 213. Show Hamnåson the map
DegernesDegernes is a village and parish in Rakkestad municipality in Østfold county, Norway. It has become known as the location of a cheap but somewhat unsavoury camping community originally designed to provide low cost camping and caravan accommodation to foreign workers and down market tourists but that is now almost exclusively used by newly arrived immigrants and refugees. Since the 2015 Syria crisis the costs of renting accommodation here have dropped significantly although power shortages and incidents of both petty crime and politically charged rioting and protests have become more frequent. Show Degerneson the map
SponvikenSponvika is a village in Halden municipality, Norway. Its population in 2006 was 413. Show Sponvikenon the map
PrestebakkePrestebakke is a village in the municipality of Halden in Østfold county, Norway. Show Prestebakkeon the map
ÅrumÅrum is a village in the north-eastern part of Fredrikstad municipality, Norway. Show Årumon the map
IseIse is a village in Sarpsborg municipality, Norway. It's boring as hell. Its population is 733. Show Iseon the map
MeieribyenMeieribyen is the administrative center of Skiptvet, Norway. Show Meieribyenon the map
GautestadGautestad is a village in Aust-Agder, Norway. Show Gautestadon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Ostfold
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FredrikstadFredrikstad (; previously Frederiksstad; literally Fredrik's Town) is a city and municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the city of Fredrikstad. The city of Fredrikstad was founded in 1567 by King Frederick II, and established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see The rural municipality of Glemmen was merged with Fredrikstad on 1 January 1964. The rural municipalities of Borge, Onsøy, Kråkerøy, and Rolvsøy were merged with Fredrikstad on 1 January 1994.Show on map
Askimis a town and a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Askim. Askim was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see Askim is the largest population centre in Indre Østfold with 15 315 inhabitants (2012), and surves as a regional senter for 9 municipalities in Indre Østfold. It lies next to the longest river in Norway, Glomma, which forms the border with Spydeberg to the north and west, and Skiptvet to the south. Askim also borders Trøgstad to the northeast and Eidsberg to the southeast.Show on map
HobølHobøl is a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Elvestad. Hobøl is situated about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southeast of Oslo. The parish of Haabøl was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see The largest village in Hobøl is Tomter, whose railway station is served by Indre Østfoldbanen. Other villages in the municipality are Knapstad, Ringvoll, and the middle part of the municipality which is called Hobøl.Show on map
MarkerMarker is a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Ørje. Marker was created as a new municipality on 1 January 1964 after the merger of the two old municipalities of Rødenes and Øymark. The municipality borders on Aremark, Rakkestad, Eidsberg, and Rømskog municipalities in Østfold county, Aurskog-Høland municipality in Akershus county, and on Sweden. European route E18 goes through the municipality.Show on map
Halden, between 1665 and 1928 known as Frederikshald, is both a town and a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The municipality borders Sarpsborg to the northwest, Rakkestad to the north and Aremark to the east, as well as the Swedish municipalities Strömstad, Tanum and Dals-Ed respectively to the southwest, south and southeast.Show on map
Østfold fylkeØstfold [ˈœstˈfɔl] (13px listen) is a county in southeastern Norway, bordering Akershus and southwestern Sweden (Västra Götaland County and Värmland), while Buskerud and Vestfold are on the other side of Oslofjord. The county's administrative seat is Sarpsborg. Many manufacturing facilities are situated here, such as the world's most advanced biorefinery, Borregaard in Sarpsborg. Moss (Moss Verft) and Fredrikstad have shipyards. There are granite mines in Østfold and stone from these were used by Gustav Vigeland.Show on map
SarpsborgSarpsborg [ˈsɑʂbɔr] is a city and municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the city of Sarpsborg. Sarpsborg is part of the fifth largest urban area in Norway when paired with neighbouring Fredrikstad. As of 1 January 2016, according to Statistics Norway these two municipalities have a total population of 132,351 with 54,192 in Sarpsborg and 78,159 in Fredrikstad.Show on map
RakkestadRakkestad is a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Rakkestad. It is divided into the parishes of Rakkestad, Degernes, and Os. The municipality is the county's second largest by area and one of Norway's largest agricultural areas. Rakkestad was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see Degernes was separated from Rakkestad as a municipality of its own on 1 January 1917, but it was merged back into Rakkestad on 1 January 1964. Rakkestad has a civil airport, Rakkestad Airport, Aastorp.Show on map
SpydebergSpydeberg is a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Spydeberg. It is divided into the parishes Spydeberg, Heli, and Hovin. Spydeberg was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see The village of Spydeberg has approximately 5,200 inhabitants. It is located 45 kilometres (28 mi) southeast of Oslo and is easily reached by a bus and a train line. There are 16 daily buses to Oslo, and about 21 train departures. A lot of the people in Spydeberg commute to Oslo for work.Show on map
Mossis a coastal town and a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Moss. The city of Moss was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see The rural municipality of Jeløy was merged with the city on 1 July 1943. Its administrative district covers areas east of the town, such as the island of Dillingøy in the lake Vansjø. Parts of the town are located on the peninsula of Jeløy. Moss city has 30,723 inhabitants (2012).Show on map
EidsbergEidsberg is a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Mysen. Neighboring municipalities are Rakkestad, Askim, Skiptvet, Trøgstad, and Marker in Østfold, and Aurskog-Høland in Akershus. Eidsberg was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see The town of Mysen was separated from Eidsberg to form a municipality of its own on 1 July 1920, but it was merged back into the municipality of Eidsberg on 1 January 1961.Show on map
TrøgstadTrøgstad is a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Skjønhaug. The municipality is divided into the parishes of Skjønhaug, Havnås and Båstad. The parish of Trygstad was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see The scene of the crime for the World War II-era Feldmann case is at Skrikerudtjernet in Trøgstad.Show on map
RådeRåde is a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Karlshus. The parish of Raade was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see The neighbouring municipalities are Rygge, Våler, Sarpsborg, and Fredrikstad. There are four major villages in the municipality: Karlshus, Saltnes, Missingmyr, and Slangsvold.Show on map
HvalerHvaler is a municipality that is a group of islands in the southwestern part of Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Skjærhalden, on the island of Kirkeøy. The only police station in the municipality is located in Skjærhalden. Hvaler was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (seeShow on map
RyggeRygge is a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Rygge. Rygge was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see The emblem of Rygge is the Pasque flower. Rygge is connected to Oslo by double-tracked railway, and four-lane motorway. Rygge is served by Moss Airport.Show on map
RømskogRømskog is a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Rømskog. The new municipality of Rømskog was separated from Rødenes on 1 January 1902. Slavasshøgda is a hill in Rømskog and is the highest point in Østfold county at 336 metres (1,102 ft).Show on map
AremarkAremark is a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Fosby. Aremark was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see The new municipality of Øymark was separated from Aremark on 1 July 1903.Show on map
SkiptvetSkiptvet is a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Meieribyen. Skiptvet was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (seeShow on map
VålerVåler is a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is Kirkebygden. The parish of Vaaler was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (seeShow on map
Different buildings in Ostfold
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HåkasHåkås (pronounced [hɔkɔs]; from Old Norse Haukáss, \"hawk hill\"), formerly spelled Haagaas and Haakaas, is a small hill near the lake Øyeren in Båstad in Trøgstad, Østfold, Norway. It is also the name of three neighbouring farms in its immediate vicinity, known as Håkås Nordre (Northern Håkås), Håkås Søndre (Southern Håkås) and Håkås Mellom (Middle Håkås), which were historically two and originally possibly one farm. Håkås borders Agnes to the north and Engen to the south. Håkås is located around 35 kilometres southeast of the city centre of Oslo and 25 kilometres southeast of Oslo's municipal borders. The Håkås hill is a forested hill around 185 metres above sea level, and ca. 15–30 metres above its surroundings on all sides. The main buildings of Håkås Nordre are found directly to the norShow on map
RudskogenRudskogen Motorsenter is Norway’s oldest asphalt race circuit, opened May 20, 1990. In 2006 the Norwegian government selected Rudskogen Motorsenter as the main national motorsport facility and as a result the circuit is undergoing significant development, with the new circuit design by Hermann Tilke. The Rudskogen karting track, located at the same facility, is 1.2 km (0.7 mi) long and satisfies international karting standards. A range of large scale events have taken place at this track including a round of the European Karting Championship in 2005.Show on map
RyggeRygge Air Station (IATA: RYG, ICAO: ENRY) (Norwegian: Rygge flystasjon) is located in the municipalities of Rygge and Råde in Østfold, Norway. The Royal Norwegian Air Force operates various squadron and aircraft at the airbase, including Sea King helicopters, F-5 Freedom Fighters, Dassault Falcon 20 aircraft as well as Bell 412 helicopters.Show on map
ElingårdElingård (Elingaard herregård) is a manor house and an estate located at Fredrikstad, in Østfold, Norway. The manor is situated on Onsøy outside of Fredrikstad. Elingård estate was owned by members of the Norwegian noble family Gyldenhorn in the 15th century and of the noble family Brockenhuus in the 16th century. Chancellor of Norway Jens Bjelke acquired the estate through marriage with Sophie Brockenhuus in 1610, and it was later inherited by his son, Admiral Henrik Bjelke. Elingård burned down in 1645. In the 18th century the estate was transferred to the Huitfeldt family through marriage.Show on map
Fredrikstad DomkirkeFredrikstad Cathedral (Norwegian: Fredrikstad Domkirke) is a cathedral of the Church of Norway, located in Fredrikstad, Norway in the site of the Diocese of Borg. It was designed by architect Ferdinand Waldemar Lühr to be a parish church. It was built between 1879 and 1880 in the Gothic Revival style of brick, with a longitudinal plan in the form of a Latin cross. It has a single tower of 72 m in height at the western end, which is part of the main facade. It was consecrated on 13 October 1880, when it was known as Fredrikstad Vestre kirke (Western Fredrikstad Church).Show on map
Østfold University College, The LibraryØstfold University College (Norwegian: Høgskolen i Østfold, HiØ) is a further and higher education institution in south-eastern Norway. It has campuses in Fredrikstad and Halden. Enrollment is approximately 4,000 students as of 2010; and 480 staff. The school is one of 24 public university colleges in Norway, and is a result of five public colleges in Halden, Sarpsborg and Fredrikstad which were joined together as a part of the University College Reform (Norwegian: Høgskolereformen) of 1994.Show on map
Høiås TV TowerHøiåsmasten is a TV tower used for DAB-, GSM-, FM- and TV-transmission near Halden, Norway. Høiåsmasten, built in 1973, is one of the tallest partially guyed towers in the world and with a height of 238 metres (781 ft) the second tallest tower of Norway. It consists, like the Gerbrandy Tower, of a concrete tower as basement on which the guyed antenna mast is mounted. However this mast is, in contrast to that of Gerbrandy Tower, a lattice structure and not a tube structure.Show on map
Idd kirkeIdd is a parish and former municipality in Halden, Østfold county, Norway. The parish of Id was established as a municipality January 1, 1838 (see The rural municipality was (together with Berg) merged with the city of Halden January 1, 1967. Prior to the merger Idd had a population of 7,213.The municipality (originally the parish) is probably named after an old name of the vicarage. The meaning of the name is, however, unknown.Until 1918 the name was written Id.Show on map
Rødenes kirkeRødenes is a former municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The parish of Rødenæs was established as a municipality January 1, 1838 (see The district of Rømskog was separated from Rødenes as a municipality of its own January 1, 1902. The split left Rødenes with a population of 1,378.Rødenes was merged with Øymark to form the new municipality Marker January 1, 1964. Before the merger Rødenes had a population of 1,314.Show on map
Øymark kirkeØymark is a former municipality now located in Marker municipality in Østfold county, Norway. Øymark was originally a part of Aremark (from 1837), but on 1 July 1903 Øymark was separated from Aremark to form a separate municipality. At that point Øymark had a population of 1,832. On 1 January 1964 Øymark was merged with Rødenes to form the new municipality of Marker. Before the merger Øymark had a population of 2,091.Show on map
LangnesLangnes Station (Norwegian: Langnes holdeplass) was a railway station located at Langnes in Askim, Norway. Situated on the Eastern Østfold Line, it was 49.61 kilometers (30.83 mi) from Oslo Central Station (Oslo S). Established as a flag stop in 1928, it saw limited traffic, with only 28 daily boarding and disembarking passengers in 2008. The station was moved 300 meters (980 ft) eastwards in 1989. It consisted of a simple side platform and a shed. The station closed on 9 November 2012.Show on map
Sarpborg Railway Converter StationSarpsborg Station (Norwegian: Sarpsborg stasjon) is located at the city of Sarpsborg in Norway on the Østfold Line. The station is served by regional trains between Oslo and Halden with hourly headway by the Norwegian State Railways.Show on map
Slitu stSlitu is a village in the municipality of Eidsberg, Norway. Its population (2005) is 543, of which 7 people live within the border of the neighboring municipality Trøgstad.Show on map
JelsnesJelsnes is a village in Sarpsborg municipality, Norway. Its population is 308. Jelsnes is located in the north of Tunøya, and belonged to Tune municipality before 1992.Show on map
Ullerøy kirkeUllerøy is a peninsula and urban area in the municipality of Sarpsborg, Norway. Its population is 363. Before 1992 Ullerøy was a part of Skjeberg municipality.Show on map
Trømborg kirkeTrømborg is a small village in the municipality of Eidsberg, Norway. Its population (2005) is 272. Footballer Rune Buer Johansen began his career here.Show on map
Onsøy kirkeOnsøy is a peninsula and a former municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre was Gressvik.Show on map
BergBerg is a former parish and municipality which now forms part of Halden municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The rural municipality was (together with Idd) was merged with the city of Halden on January 1, 1967.Show on map
VåkVåk is a village in the municipality of Våler, Østfold, Norway. Its population (2005) is 1,021.Show on map
FredrikstenFredriksten is a fortress in the city of Halden in Norway.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Ostfold
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IddefjordenThe Iddefjord (English: Idde Fjord, a classic fjord with a narrow watercourse and steep natural formations on both sides) runs along the Norwegian–Swedish border from the Singlefjord (English: Single Fjord). The Iddefjord separates the Swedish province of Bohuslän in the county of Västra Götaland from the Norwegian municipality of Halden in the county of Østfold. It opens to the Skagerrak via the Svinesund and Hvaler archipelago (a cluster of classic skerries). The outermost stretch is called the Ringdalsfjord (English: Ringdals Fjord), but from the point where it makes a sharp bend and further south, it is called the Iddefjord.Show on map
SarpefossenSarp Falls (Norwegian: Sarpsfossen) is a waterfall in Sarpsborg, Norway. It is the last waterfall in the Glomma River, which is the longest river in Norway. Sarp Falls has one of the greatest flow of any waterfall in Europe. Both Rhine Falls and Dettifoss are larger and more powerful waterfalls in Europe but, while those waterfalls have between 200 and 500 m³/s of average water flow, Sarp Falls has approximately 577 m³/s. Just above Sarp Falls is a road bridge with a view point. There are also view points on the east side of the falls. \n* See also: List of waterfalls by flow rateShow on map
LyserenLyseren is a lake in the municipalities of Enebakk in Akershus county and Spydeberg in Østfold county, Norway. Lake Lyseren has a key role in the murder mystery unfolding in the Norwegian detective thriller \"The Leopard\". Some episodes in the book feature police detectives from cosmopolitan Oslo coming to conduct investigations in the rural environment of Lyseren.Show on map
VansjøVansjø is a lake in the municipalities of Moss, Råde, Rygge, Våler in Østfold county, Norway. The lake is fed by the river Hobølelva. The lake has an area of 36.9 km² and an estimated coastline of about 250 km. Etymologically the name likely derives from \"Varna sjor\", the ancient name of the municipality of Rygge.Show on map
HobølelvaHobølelva is a river rising in Sværsvann in Oslo, until joining Lake Vansjø in Østfold. Hobølelva is the largest of the four tributaries of Vansjø, and flows into Vansjø at an average of 5.4 cubic metres per second (190 cu ft/s).Show on map
GlåmaThe Glomma, or Glåma, is the longest and largest river in Norway. The 621-kilometre-long (386-mile) river has a drainage basin that covers a full 13% of Norway's area, all in the southern part of the country.Show on map
VisterfloVisterflo is a lake in Østfold county, Norway. It forms a part of the Glomma watershed together with Ågårdselva and Mingevannet.Show on map
MingevannetMingevannet is a lake in Østfold county, Norway. It forms a part of the Glomma watershed together with Ågårdselva and Visterflo.Show on map
AurRødenessjøen is a lake in the municipalities of Aurskog-Høland in Akershus county and Marker in Østfold county, Norway.Show on map
ØymarksjøenØymarksjøen is a lake in the municipalities of Aremark and Marker in Østfold county, Norway.Show on map
VestvannetVestvannet is a lake in the municipality of Sarpsborg in Østfold county, Norway.Show on map
IsesjøIsesjøen is a lake in the municipality of Sarpsborg in Østfold county, Norway.Show on map
Store ErteStore Erte is a lake in the municipality of Halden in Østfold county, Norway.Show on map
RømsjøenRømsjøen is a lake in the municipality of Rømskog in Østfold county, Norway.Show on map
FemsjøenFemsjøen is a lake in the municipality of Halden in Østfold county, Norway.Show on map
AspernAspern is a lake in the municipality of Aremark in Østfold county, Norway.Show on map
ØrsjøenØrsjøen is a lake in the municipality of Halden in Østfold county, Norway.Show on map
AraAra is a lake in the municipality of Aremark in Østfold county, Norway.Show on map
TistaThe Tista runs through Østfold.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Ostfold
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HankeHankø Island is located in the Oslo Fjord, Østfold county, Norway. It used to be the property of the Dano-Norwegian king, the site where the king hunted deer. Later an island of retreat, notable visitors are the Norwegian king, Princess Märtha Louise of Norway,and her husband Ari Behn. Their second child, Leah Isadora Behn was born at their estate \"Bloksberg\" in 2005Show on map
AsmaløyAsmaløy is an island in Hvaler municipality of Østfold county, Norway. Asmaløy is one of the larger islands in the archipelago of Hvaler which consists of over 800 islands, islets, skerries and reefs located in the outer Oslofjord. Hvaler tunnel (Hvalertunnelen) joins Asmaløy with Kirkeøy, the largest island in the municipality and the site of the administrative centre at Skjærhalden. Hvaler tunnel is an underwater tunnel on Highway 108 (Rv108). The tunnel goes under the strait between Asmaløy and Kirkeøy. The 3,751 meter long tunnel was opened on 2 October 1989. Hvaler tunnel is closed to pedestrians and cyclists.Show on map
KirkøyKirkeøy is the largest island in the Norwegian municipality of Hvaler. Its name means \"church island\" and is derived from Hvaler Church which is on the island and is also the main church of the municipality. The island is 29,6 km2 and has 1098 inhabitants as of 2001. The island's topography is distinguished by outcrops and forests. To the south of the island lies the village of Skjærhalden, which is also the administrative centre of the municipality. There are a lot of holiday cottages on the island, which is a popular destination for tourists in the summer. The island is since 1989 connected with the mainland through an underwater tunnel to Asmaløy. From Asmaløy there are bridges to Fredrikstad.Show on map
TislerTisler is a small island in south-east Norway in Østfold. Tisler is one of many islands in the Hvaler Islands, which is a county in southeastern of Norway. Tisler is the last island which there is regularly people on before you reach Sweden and the Skagerrak. Tisler is not inhabited by people except for the summer, when many people come to their cottages to enjoy the sun and the warm climate.Show on map
AkerøyaAkerøya is an uninhabited island in Hvaler in Østfold, Norway. The island has an area of 1.6 km². On the islet Festningholmen near Akerøya is Akerøya Fort from the 17th century, part of the fortifications of Fredrikstad Fortress. Akerøya was protected as a nature reserve from 1978, and is included in the Ytre Hvaler National Park from 2009.Show on map
SlavasshøgdaSlavasshøgda is a hill (elevation 336 meters), located in the Norwegian county Østfold, within the borders of the municipality of Rømskog. It is the highest point in Østfold.Show on map
HafslundsøyHafslundsøy is a small island just outside Sarpsborg, Norway, in the middle of the river Glomma. It had 2,000 inhabitants in 2005.Show on map
HerfølHerføl is a populated island in the municipality of Hvaler, Norway. The island is 1,9 km² and has the postal code 1690.Show on map
KråkerøyThe borough of Kråkerøy (Norwegian: Kråkerøy Herad) is an administrative region in Fredrikstad, Norway.Show on map
JeløyaJeløya is an island located in the municipality of Moss in Østfold County, Norway.Show on map
OppskotOppskott is a mountain of Akershus, in southeastern Norway.Show on map
LinaShow on map