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Encyclopedia > Frogner
Bydel Frogner
Image:Oslo_coat.png
Image:Oslo_frogner.png
City Oslo
Borough NO-030105
Area 8.3 km²
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Density

45,169
/km²
www.bfr.oslo.kommune.no

Frogner is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway. In addition to traditional Frogner, the borough incorporates Bygdøy, Uranienborg and Majorstuen. Image File history File links From community web site. ... Image File history File links Oslo_frogner. ... Cities of Norway with township (by) are: Alta Arendal Askim Bergen Bodø Drammen Egersund Farsund Flekkefjord Fredrikstad Gjøvik Halden Hammerfest Hamar Harstad Haugesund Horten Hønefoss Karasjok Kirkenes Kongsvinger Kristiansand Kristiansund Larvik Leirvik Lillehammer Lillestrøm Lyngdal Mandal Mo i Rana Molde Mosjøen Moss Mysen Namsos Narvik Oslo... County Oslo NO-03 District Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ... The ISO 3166-2 codes for Norway describe 19 counties (fylke). ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... World map of the population density in 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... County Oslo NO-03 District Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ... Bygdøy or Bygdø is a peninsula on the western side of Oslo, Norway. ... Uranienborg-Majorstuen was a district of the city of Oslo, Norway up to January 1, 2004, when it became part of the Frogner district. ... Uranienborg-Majorstuen was a district of the city of Oslo, Norway up to January 1, 2004, when it became part of the Frogner district. ...


The area became part of the city of Oslo (then Christiania) in 1878. The borough is named after Frogner Manor, a splendid 18th century country estate now housing the Oslo City Museum. The Frogner Park (Frognerparken) includes the famous Vigeland Sculpture Park. The major part of Frogner consists of houses built around 1900. Frogner was then a part of the city for the affluent, a status it has retained. Depending on context, Christiania can refer to: Christiania, capital of Norway – what Oslo was called from 1624 to 1877, named after King Christian IV of Denmark and Norway; subsequently, the city was called Kristiania (q. ... 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Frogner Manor 1842, by J.C. Dahl, for Benjamin Wegner Frogner Manor (Frogner Hovedgaard) is a former agricultural property located in an area that became part of Oslo in 1878, todays borough of Frogner. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Oslo City Museum is located in the Frogner Manor house. ... A view of the Frognerpark The Frogner Park (Norwegian: Frognerparken) is a public park in the west-end borough of Frogner in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. ... Sculptures Monolith Wheel of life Vigeland Sculpture Park in the centre of the large Frognerparken, which belongs to the Frogner Manor, is probably the most famous park in Norway. ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ...


On the Bygdøy peninsula are located the Viking ship Museum, Norsk Folkemuseum (Norwegian Museum of Cultural History), the Maritime Museum, the Kon-Tiki Museum and the ship Fram, used by Roald Amundsen for his Antarctic expedition. The royal estate Bygdøy kongsgård and the little palace of Oscarshall are also located here. Bygdøy is also a recreational area for Oslo's citizens with several public beaches. Bygdøy or Bygdø is a peninsula on the western side of Oslo, Norway. ... The Oseberg longship (Viking Ship Museum, Norway) Longships, langskip or drakkar were boats used by the Scandinavians and Saxons for mostly military purposes. ... Norsk Folkemusem, the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History at Bygdøy, has a large open air museum. ... The Kon-Tiki raft is shown on the cover of the DVD of the documentary. ... Fram in Antarctica in Roald Amundsens expedition. ... Roald Amundsen Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (July 16, 1872–June 18?, 1928) was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. ...


On January 1, 2004, the previous borough of Uranienborg-Majorstuen and Bygdøy-Frogner were merged with Frogner, creating the current, larger borough. January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Traditional districts of Oslo belonging to the borough is:

Bygdøy or Bygdø is a peninsula on the western side of Oslo, Norway. ... Uranienborg-Majorstuen was a district of the city of Oslo, Norway up to January 1, 2004, when it became part of the Frogner district. ... Uranienborg-Majorstuen was a district of the city of Oslo, Norway up to January 1, 2004, when it became part of the Frogner district. ...

External links

  • Oslo City Museum
  • The Viking Ship Museum
  • Vigeland Sculpture Park
  • The Kon-Tiki Museum


Boroughs of Oslo Oslo coat of arms

Alna | Bjerke | Frogner | Gamle Oslo | Grorud | Grünerløkka | (Marka) | Nordstrand | Nordre Aker | Sagene | (Sentrum) | St. Hanshaugen | Stovner | Søndre Nordstrand | Ullern | Vestre Aker | Østensjø County Oslo NO-03 District Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ... Image File history File links From community web site. ... Alna is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway. ... Bjerke is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway. ... Gamle Oslo is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway. ... Grorud is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway. ... City Oslo Borough NO-030102 Area 4. ... Marka is the name of a part of Oslo, Norway, consisting of the mostly unpopulated wood-covered areas surrounding the city. ... Nordstrand is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway. ... Nordre Aker is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway. ... City Oslo Borough NO-030103 Area 3. ... Sentrum is a part of the city of Oslo, Norway, consisting of the city centre, which consists mostly of offices and businesses. ... St. ... Stovner is a borough located to the far north east of the city of Oslo, Norway. ... Søndre Nordstrand is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway. ... Ullern is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway. ... Vestre Aker is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway. ... Østensjø is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway. ...


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