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Akershus is a county in Norway, bordering Hedmark, Oppland, Buskerud, Oslo and Østfold; it also has a short border with Sweden. Akershus, with more than half a million inhabitants, is the second largest county by population after Oslo. The county is named after Akershus Fortress. The county administration is in Oslo, which is not part of the county per se.


"Akershus" is a book by Stephan Tschudi-Madsen.

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Google previewMy Only Great Passion (2000)

The Life and Films of Carl Th. Dreyer by Jean Drum, Dale D. Drum

Akershus is a forbidding and rambling brick structure built by King Christian IV of Denmark in the seventeenth century, when Norway was under Danish sovereignty. Oslo did not have a thriving film industry with studio space available, and ...

Google previewNorwegian Pictures, Drawn with Pen and Pencil (1890)

Containing Also a Glance at Sweden and the Gotha Canal by Richard Lovett

The Akershus is an old fortress, well situated between the Piperviken bay and the principal harbour. The history of it is obscure, but it dates back to the fourteenth century. It is now of no military importance, but its ramparts form pleasant walks, ...

Google previewSecond book in Norse (1912)

literary selections by Johan Andreas Holvik

Akershus is an old castle ...

Google previewCapital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture by Roman Adrian Cybriwsky

Akershus Castle was built in the 1290s in order to defend the city. In 1350, the Black Death befell Oslo and killed about three-quarters of the population. In the Middle Ages there were many large fires that destroyed major parts of the city.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Psychological Assessment (2002)

by Rocio Fernandez-Ballesteros

Michigan, USA Carmen Armengol de la Miyar, ABPP, Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Erik Arntzen, Akershus University College, Sadvika, Norway Jens B. Asendorpf, ...

Google previewEnd of Days (2017)

An Encyclopedia of the Apocalypse in World Religions by Wendell G. Johnson

Koprowski (Akershus, Norway) Lydia Lee (North-West University, ...

Google previewWorld Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre (2014)

Volume 1: Europe by Peter Nagy, Philippe Rouyer

Ithas even renovated anold equestrian centreat Akershus Castleand Fortress in Oslo with a brandnew stage andrehearsal rooms. Most regional theatresuse these cultural centres which are of little architectural interest inand of themselves.

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research (2014)

by David Coghlan, Mary Brydon-Miller

Michelle Driedger University of Manitoba Anne Duguid Independent scholar Olav Eikeland Oslo & Akershus University College Richard Ennals ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1894)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

Akershus Smaalenene Hedemarken Kristians Buskerud Jarlsbers;og Larvik Bratsberg ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopedia of Language and Social Interaction, 3 Volume Set (2015)

by Karen Tracy, Cornelia Ilie, Todd Sandel

JENNIFER GERWING Health Services Research Unit, Akershus University Hospital; National Centre for Minority Health Research, Oslo University Hospital, Norway Citizens telephone emergency lines because they believe someone needs ...

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