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Encyclopedia > Sagene
Bydel Sagene
Image:Oslo_coat.png
Image:Oslo_sagene.png
City Oslo
Borough NO-030103
Area 3.1 km²
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Density

29 654
/km²
www.bsa.oslo.kommune.no
Torshov
Torshov
Soria Moria at Torshov
Soria Moria at Torshov

Sagene is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway. The area became part of the city of Oslo (then Christiania) in 1859. Image File history File links From community web site. ... Image File history File links Oslo_sagene. ... 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 {{{arealand}}} 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. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Torshov_quevaal. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Torshov_quevaal. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Soriamoria_quevaal_. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Soriamoria_quevaal_. ... 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 {{{arealand}}} km² 0. ... 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. ... 1859 (MDCCCLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ...


The name Sagene itself is the plural of the Norwegian word for "saw", reflecting all the old industrial mechanical saws powered by the river Akerselva in this area in the 1800s and early 1900s. Events and Trends Beginning of the Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815). ... // Events and trends Technology First flight by the Wright brothers, December 17, 1903. ...


Running through the borough of Sagene is the river Akerselva which has contributed in shaping the culture and history of the borough. The river has been exploited for energy, and along it for a thousand years, mills and turbines have been operating. Akerselva is a river that flows through Oslo. ... WWII era steam turbine used for ship propulsion. ...


Norway's oldest industrial building - Glads papermill - is located in Sagene. The cradle of industrialism in Norway stood here in the mid 1800s with establishments such as Graahs spinnery and Hjula weavery. Author Oskar Braaten (1881-1939) grew up and got inspiration for his books in this environment. Oskar Braaten (October 25th 1881 - July 17th 1939) was a Norwegian novelist and playwright, born in Oslo (then Kristiania). ...


Today the old factories are filled by modern industries, in large parts with media, information technology (IT) and graphical businesses.


Small wooden houses along the streets Maridalsveien and Sandakerveien are memories of the incomming dwellings of the 1700s, while the laborers' housing of the 1800s was built in concrete. Events and trends The Bonneville Slide blocks the Columbia River near the site of present-day Cascade Locks, Oregon with a land bridge 200 feet (60 m) high. ...


After the First World War the area around Torshov (now part of the borough of Sagene) and Sagene was planned to be a "city within the city" with some 2,000 apartments. This can still be experienced in Torshov today. The esteemed Soria Moria building from 1928 houses theatre, cinemas, restaurants and other cultural events and offerings. Sagene is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway. ...


The main street is called Vogts gate. and it's in Torshov. The tram goes down this street, who is the most busy street in the Sagene/Torshov borough. The street is highly urbanised with plenty stores and coffee shops. Vogts gate is in the heart of Torshov.


The borough of Sagene includes the areas of Sagene, Bjølsen, Iladalen, Sandaker, Åsen and Torshov. It is the smallest borough of Oslo, but compared to its relatively small size, it has a noteworthy population by norwegian standards. In the west its border is the street Uelandsgate and the cemetery (gravlund) Nordre gravlund. In north it borders Tåsen and Storo. The border then follows the valley Torshovdalen in the east, and borders the areas of Rodeløkka and Grünerløkka is the south.


Sports

Sagene IF has its own floorball team in the top league, and a good Junior team in football A floorball match between powerhouses Sweden (yellow) and Finland (white) Floorball is an indoor team sport played using composite sticks with a plastic vented blade where the aim is to put a light plastic ball into the opponents goal. ...


Skeid http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skeid_Fotball is traditionally a Torshov team



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 {{{arealand}}} 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. ... Frogner 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. ... 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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Sagene - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (410 words)
Sagene is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway.
The name Sagene itself is the plural of the Norwegian word for "saw", reflecting all the old industrial mechanical saws powered by the river Akerselva in this area in the 1800s and early 1900s.
Running through the borough of Sagene is the river Akerselva which has contributed in shaping the culture and history of the borough.
Sagene IF Innebandy (526 words)
Sagene brukte pausen godt, for de lar fortsatt ikke Fjerdingby tilrive seg initiativet.
Fjerdingby tar seg selv i nakken nå, og har i løpet av snaue 5 minutter tatt ledelsen 3-5.
Derfor var det nok et slag i ansiktet at Sagene kun 12 sekunder senere nok en gang puster de i nakken.
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