Welcome to Oslo

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Oslo is one of the wealthiest cities in Europe, thanks to the country’s thriving oil industry. This is visible in its glass-covered skyscrapers, its new subway and, of course, in a whole bunch of trendy restaurants, bars and shops. This beautiful city is situated right next to the Oslo fjord and it is constantly expanding and developing.

Facts

Population 634,000
Currency Norwegian Kroner (NOK) 1 krone = 100 øre
Opening hours Shops are normally open Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm and Sat 10 am-4 pm. Department stores are open Mon-Fri 10 am-8 pm and Sat 9 am-6 pm.
Newspapers VG (Verdens Gang)
Aftenposten
Dagbladet
Natt & Dag
Emergency numbers Police: 112
Fire Brigade: 110
Ambulance: 113
Tourist information Oslo Tourist Information
Roald Amundsens gate, Oslo
Opening Hours
October-April: Mon-Sun 9 am-4 pm
May-September: Mon-Sun 9 am-6 pm
+47 815 30 555