Ulsrud is a neighbourhood in Oslo, Norway. Previously an ancient farm, and located between the lakes Østensjøvannet and Ulsrudvannet.
Oslo is the capital and most populous city of Norway. It constitutes both a county and a municipality. Founded in the year 1040 as Ánslo, and established as a kaupstad or trading place in 1048 by Harald Hardrada, the city was elevated to a bishopric in 1070 and a capital under Haakon V of Norway around 1300. Personal unions with Denmark from 1397 to 1523 and again from 1536 to 1814 reduced its influence, and with Sweden from 1814 to 1905 it functioned as a co-official capital. After being destroyed by a fire in 1624, during the reign of King Christian IV, a new city was built closer to Akershus Fortress and named Christiania in the king's honour. It was established as a municipality (formannskapsdistrikt) on 1 January 1838. The city's name was spelled Kristiania between 1877 and 1897 by state and municipal authorities. In 1925 the city was renamed Oslo.
Østensjøvannet is a lake located in the Østensjø borough in Oslo, Norway. It is well known for the wide variety of birds and other wildlife that can be found there. It is currently a wildlife preserve, though urban development posed a serious threat to the lake and its environs during the 1980s and early 1990s.
The area is served by the Ulsrud station of the Østensjø Line on the Oslo Metro.
Ulsrud is a station on the Østensjø Line on the Oslo Metro, located between the stations of Oppsal and Bøler, 7.8 kilometers (4.8 mi) from Stortinget. The station was opened as a subway station 29 October 1967. P.A.M. Mellbye was the station's architect.
The Østensjø Line is a 9.0-kilometer (5.6 mi) line on the Oslo Metro which runs from Brynseng to Mortensrud. It further shares track with the Lambertseter Line along the 2.5-kilometer (1.6 mi) section from Tøyen to Brynseng. The line runs through the primary residential areas of Bøler, Østensjø and Søndre Nordstrand. The line is served by Line 3 of the metro.
The Oslo Metro is the rapid transit system of Oslo, Norway, operated by Sporveien T-banen on contract from the transit authority Ruter. The network consists of five lines that all run through the city centre, with a total length of 85 kilometres (53 mi), serving 101 stations of which 17 are underground or indoors. In addition to serving 14 out of the 15 boroughs of Oslo, two lines run to Kolsås and Østerås, in the neighboring municipality of Bærum. In 2016, the system had an annual ridership of 118 million.
Bøler is a south-eastern suburb of Oslo, Norway. It is one of the more picturesque areas of Oslo. Østmarka forest and lake Nøklevann are in its immediately vicinity. Infrastructure-wise, it has a shopping center, two elementary schools, a public bath, a library, a church and a stop on the Østensjøbanen metro line.
Holmenkollen is a neighborhood in the Vestre Aker borough of Oslo, Norway.
Greater Oslo Region is a statistical metropolitan region surrounding the Norwegian capital of Oslo. The region includes the city of Oslo, the entire county of Akershus and several municipalities in the counties of Buskerud (150,709), Oppland (8,552), Vestfold (27,695) and Østfold (102,808).
Vålerenga is a neighbourhood in the city of Oslo, Norway, belonging to the borough of Gamle Oslo. Vålerenga is located between the neighbourhoods of Gamlebyen, Jordal, Ensjø, Etterstad and Lodalen. Vålerenga is in particular known for its traditional, small wooden houses, and for its football and ice hockey-teams: Vålerenga IF Fotball and Vålerenga Ishockey.
Oslo Nye Teater in Oslo is one of Norway's most visited theatres.
The National Theatre in Oslo is one of Norway's largest and most prominent venues for performance of dramatic arts.
Torger Nergård, also spelled Nergaard is a Norwegian curler from Oslo.
Thomas Ulsrud is a Norwegian curler from Oslo. He is the skip of the 2014 World champion Norwegian national team, a two-time European champion and Olympic silver medalist. Ulsrud is also the current holder of the record for most wins by a skip at the World Men's Curling Championship.
Valkyrie plass was a metro station on the Oslo Metro.
Bøler is a station on Østensjø Line on Norway's Oslo Metro system between the stations of Ulsrud and Bogerud, 9.2 kilometers (5.7 mi) from Stortinget, in the area of the same name. The station opened as a subway station on 29 October 1967, but rail service to Bøler started already in 1958 as part of the city's tram network.
Christoffer Svae is a Norwegian curler from Oslo. He currently plays second for Team Thomas Ulsrud.
Håvard Vad Petersson is a Norwegian curler from Arendal who currently plays lead for Team Thomas Ulsrud.
The University of Oslo Library is a library connected to the University of Oslo.
The Norwegian National Academy of Arts is a Norwegian Academy offering studies in the area of Fine Art. The Academy currently offers 3-year bachelor and 2-year MA programmes. The "Norwegian National Academy of the Arts" is still referred to simply as Kunstakademiet or the Art Academy amongst both Staff and students.
The Norwegian National Academy of Craft and Art Industry was established in 1818.
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Benchicao is a town and commune in Médéa Province, Algeria. According to the 1998 census it has a population of 8946.
Sværsvann is a lake in the southeast of Oslo, Norway. The lake drains off into the river Hobølelva. The lake's surrounding areas are mostly residential. Sværsvann is a popular bathing place, and the name is believed to origin from "Sværd Vandet", which means "Sword Water", because a sword was once found at the bottom of the lake. The bottom water contains huge amount of salts, organic nutrition and hydrogen sulfid.
Stortorvet is a station on the Oslo Tramway in Oslo, Norway. The station is located on the square Stortorvet in the city centre. It is served by the lines 11, 17 and 18. In 2009, it was decided to improve the square, the station and the tram tracks in the street.
The Embassy of the United Kingdom in Oslo is the chief diplomatic mission of the United Kingdom in Norway. The Embassy is located on one of the most expensive streets in Norway, Thomas Heftyes gate, in the Frogner district. The current British Ambassador to Norway is Sarah Gillett.
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation. To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.
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