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Oslo is the capital of and most populous city in Norway. Founded around 1048 by King Harald III, the city was elevated to a bishopric in 1070 and a capital under Haakon V around 1300. Personal unions with Denmark and Sweden reduced its influence. After being destroyed by a fire in 1624, the city was moved closer to Akershus Castle during the reign of King Christian IV and renamed Christiania in his honour. It was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838. Following a spelling reform, it was known as Kristiania from 1877 to 1925, when its original Norwegian name was restored. Oslo is the economic and governmental centre of Norway. The city is also a hub of Norwegian trade, banking, industry and shipping. It is an important centre for maritime industries and maritime trade in Europe. The city is home to many companies within the maritime sector, some of which are amongst the world's largest shipping companies, shipbrokers and maritime insurance brokers. Oslo is a pilot city of the Council of Europe and the European Commission intercultural cities programme. For several years, Oslo has been listed as one of the most expensive cities in the world along with such other global cities, as Zurich, Geneva, Copenhagen, Paris, and Tokyo.

The Viking Ship Museum is located at Bygdøy in Oslo, Norway. It is part of the Museum of Cultural History of the University of Oslo, and houses archaeological finds from Tune, Gokstad, Oseberg and the Borre mound cemetery. The main attractions at the Viking Ship Museum are the Oseberg ship, Gokstad ship and Tune ship. Additionally, the Viking Age display includes sledges, beds, a horse cart, wood carving, tent components, buckets and other grave goods. Many fully or nearly fully intact Viking ships are on display. Its most famous ship is the completely whole Oseberg ship.

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edited by chopchop and mobydick74

  norway, Oslo, 08 Icon Edition, MIC, MIT, MIC/MIT

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mobydick74   20 Jul 2012

I would appreciate if anyone who removed original Oslo added by argicgr will be more careful just to avoid destroying database and other people job...Moby

Starbucks-hh   21 Jul 2012

Hi,Im flying on 10 August 2012 for a few days to Oslo and can by some Mugs.Im loooking for this Mugs: Corfu, Cancun, Chihuahua, Cozumel, Culiancan, Ensenada, Guadalajera,Guanajuato, Merida, Monterry, Puerto Vallarta, Zacatecs, Qatar (1), Gotheburg, Sweden, Malmo, Ankara, Izmir, Isanbul, England (Coat of Arms) Jacksonville, Ohio, Seattle (1), Curacao and Cosa Rica.Pkease send me an Email solinohh@web.de

Irene   22 Jul 2012

Moin Sascha! I'm currently on a self-imposed hiatus from trading (and will resume after our family trip to the Caribbean) but if you are able to get ahold of these Oslo mugs, and should you wish to trade with me - I can offer you either Merida or Guanajuato in return. VG, Irene :)

kariya9   10 Sep 2013

I'm thinking of going to Oslo soon, can anyone who's been on the airport recently tell if this one seemed to be available? :)