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A Visit to Stavanger Posted by on Jul 12, 2012

Do you remember Kari’s text about Stavanger [staVANGer], Norway’s 4th largest city? (After Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim – sorry about the niggling, Kari!) Being the one Norwegian city I’ve visited the most, and the place where I’m currently writing, I thought I might have something to add… As Kari wrote, Stavanger is the capital of…

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Stavanger Posted by on Jun 4, 2010

                                                        Do you remember which fylke Stavanger is in?  Rogaland fylke.  Stavanger, the 3rd largest city in Norway (ca. 120,000 inhabitants) is actually the administrative center of Rogaland fylke.  Stavanger is well known for the location of theViking Age battle in Hafrsfjord in the late first millennium.  The city is also known as the Petroleum Capital of Norway, due…

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