You can find on this page the Oslo map to print and to download in PDF. The Oslo offline map presents the city center and the location in world map of Oslo in Norway.
The Oslo map shows the detailed map and a large map of Oslo. This map of Oslo will allow you to orient yourself in Oslo in Norway. The Oslo map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
As of 1 January 2012, the population of the municipality of Oslo in excess of 610,000. The urban area extends beyond the boundaries of the municipality into the surrounding county of Akershus, (municipalities of Bærum, Asker, Røyken, Lørenskog, Skedsmo, Gjerdrum, Sørum, Oppegård) its agglomeration total 912,046 inhabitants. The metropolitan area of Oslo, also referred to as the Greater Oslo Region (Norwegian: Stor-Osloregionen), has a land area of 8,900 km2 (3,400 sq mi) with a population of 1,422,442 as of 1 April 2010 as you can see in Oslo map. The Inner Oslo Fjord Region, or the Capital Region made up by the 5 counties of Oslo, Akershus, Buskerud, Vestfold (west bank of the Oslo fjord) and Østfold (east bank) has a population of 1,908,231 people (as of October 2010).
Oslo city port is the largest general cargo port in the country and its leading passenger gateway. Close to 6,000 ships dock at the Port of Oslo annually with a total of 6 million tonnes of cargo and over five million passengers as its shown in Oslo map. The gross domestic product of Oslo totalled NOK268.047 billion (€33.876 billion) in 2003, which amounted to 17% of the national GDP. This compares with NOK165.915 billion (€20.968 billion) in 1995. The metropolitan area, bar Moss and Drammen, contributed 25% of the national GDP in 2003 and was also responsible for more than one quarter of tax revenues. In comparison, total tax revenues from the oil and gas industry on the Norwegian Continental Shelf amounted to about 16%.
Oslo has a large and varied number of cultural attractions, which include several buildings containing artwork from Edvard Munch and various other international artists but also several Norwegian artists. Several world-famous writers have either lived or been born in Oslo. Examples are Knut Hamsun and Henrik Ibsen. The government has recently invested large amounts of money in cultural installations, facilities, buildings and festivals in the City of Oslo. Bygdøy, outside the city centre is the centre for history and the Norwegian Vikings history as its mentioned in Oslo map. The area contains a large amount of parks and seasites and a large amount of museums. Examples are the Fram Museum, Vikingskiphuset and the Kon-Tiki Museum. Oslo hosts the annual Oslo Freedom Forum, a conference described by The Economist as “on its way to becoming a human-rights equivalent of the Davos economic forum.” Oslo is also known for giving out the Nobel Peace Prize every year.
The map of downtown Oslo shows the historical center of Oslo. This downtown map of Oslo will allow you to easily plan your visit in the center of Oslo in Norway. The Oslo downtown map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The city centre or Oslo downtown is situated at the end of the Oslofjord, from which point the city sprawls out in three distinct "corridors" from its centre; inland north-eastwards and southwards along both sides of the fjord giving the city area more or less the shape of a reclining "Y" when seen from the north. Sentrum meaning city-center is located on the southeast side of the city near the inner Oslofjord. The district is dominated by high rises like Postgirobygget and The Plaza as you can see in Oslo downtown map. Oslo Central Station is located on the eastern side of the borough. Sentrum consists of Bjørvika which has a history as Oslo main harbor. The area is know being rebuilt with modern high rises consisting of the Barcode and also several student apartments, schools and museums. Sentrum is not a borough with an administration. It is partially administrated by St. Hanshaugen, and in part directly by the city council. The borough St. Hanshaugen takes care of health and social services.
The tallest buildings in the city are located in the innermost part of Sentrum or Oslo downtown. Spektrum is located here. Spektrum is one of the major staging facilities in Oslo . Sentrum is located near the Plaza . Several media companies are located here. Various magazines and companies such as Aftenposten , which offices are located in Postgirobygget and TV Norge as its shown in Oslo downtown map. An entrance to the Oslo Central Station is located here and Oslo Bus Terminal is being rebuilt and currently serves at the main bus terminal in the city. Oslo City is a large shopping mall located near Spektrum. It is a large mall and currently the third largest mall in the Oslo district. Oslo city center offers fantastic shopping, great hotels and historic buildings, and there are plenty of cozy cafes and restaurants in and around the main street Karl Johan . Here you will also find many clubs and concert venues, perfect for a night on the town.
Kvadraturen is the historic center of Oslo. It was here that King Christian IV founded Christiania after the great city fire in 1624. Some of Oslo oldest buildings are located in Kvadraturen, and in recent years the area has had a number of art galleries and museums as its mentioned in Oslo downtown map. From here it is also a short way down to the fjord, if you want to take a dip or look at the beautiful architecture that has grown around the Harbor Promenade. If you want to experience a slightly different side of Oslo city center, we recommend the area around Torggata, which in recent years has been transformed into an exciting neighborhood with many small eateries, shops and bars.
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Oslo (English pronunciation: /ˈɒzloʊ/, oz-loh, Norwegian pronunciation: [²ʊʃlʊ] or [²ʊslʊ]) is the capital of and most populous city in Norway, and as such is the seat of Norway national government. Most government offices, including that of the Prime Minister, are gathered at Regjeringskvartalet, a cluster of buildings close to the national Parliament—the Storting as you can see in Oslo Norway map. Constituting both a municipality and a county of Norway, the city of Oslo is represented in the Storting by seventeen Members of Parliament. Six MPs are from the Labour Party; the Conservative Party and the Progress Party have three each; the Socialist Left Party and the Liberals have two each; and one is from the Christian Democrats.
Consulting and first according to the Economist Intelligence Unit. The reason for this discrepancy is that the EIU omits certain factors from its final index calculation, most notably housing. Although Oslo does have the most expensive housing market in Norway, it is comparably cheaper than other cities on the list in that regard. Meanwhile, prices on goods and services remain some of the highest of any city. Oslo hosts 2654 of the largest companies in Norway. Within the ranking of Europe largest cities ordered by their number of companies Oslo is in fifth position as its shown in Oslo Norway map. Oslo Police District is Norway largest police district with over 2300 employees. PST is also located in the Oslo District. PST is a security agency which was established in 1936 and is one of the non-secret agencies in Norway. At least two known underground NATO facilities are located in The Oslo District, one underground in Kolsås near NSM which is one of Norway major national security authorities.
The level of education and productivity in the workforce is high in Norway. Nearly half of those with education at tertiary level in Norway live in the Oslo region, placing it among Europe top three regions in relation to education. In 2008, the total workforce in the greater Oslo region (5 counties) numbered 1,020,000 people. The greater Oslo region has several higher educational institutions and is home to more than 73,000 students as its mentioned in Oslo Norway map. The University of Oslo is the largest institution for higher education in Norway with 27,400 students and 7,028 employees in total. The municipality operates eight public swimming pools. Tøyenbadet is the largest indoor swimming facility in Oslo and one of the few pools in Norway offering a 50-metre main pool. The outdoor pool Frognerbadet also has the 50-metre range.
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The city is home to many companies within the maritime sector, some of which are amongst the world largest shipping companies, shipbrokers and maritime insurance brokers. Oslo is a pilot city of the Council of Europe and the European Commission intercultural cities programme. Oslo is considered a global city and ranked "Beta World City" in studies performed by the Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network in 2008 as you can see in Oslo on world map. It was ranked number one in terms of quality of life among European large cities in the European Cities of the Future 2012 report by fDi Magazine. For several years, Oslo has been listed as one of the most expensive cities in the world along with such other global cities, as Zurich, Geneva, Copenhagen, Paris, and Tokyo. In 2009, however, Oslo regained its status as the world most expensive city. A survey conducted by ECA International in 2011 placed Oslo 2nd after Tokyo.
Oslo is an important centre of maritime knowledge in Europe and is home to approximately 1980 companies and 8,500 employees within the maritime sector, some of which are the world largest shipping companies, shipbrokers, and insurance brokers as its shown in Oslo on world map. Det Norske Veritas, headquartered at Høvik outside Oslo, is one of the three major maritime classification societies in the world, with 16.5% of the world fleet to class in its register. The city port is the largest general cargo port in the country and its leading passenger gateway. Close to 6,000 ships dock at the Port of Oslo annually with a total of 6 million tonnes of cargo and over five million passengers. The gross domestic product of Oslo totalled NOK268.047 billion (€33.876 billion) in 2003, which amounted to 17% of the national GDP.
Oslo is a compact city. It is easy to move around by public transportation and you can access rentable city bikes all over the city centre. In 2003, Oslo received The European Sustainable City Award and in 2007 Reader Digest ranked Oslo as number two on a list of the world greenest, most liveable cities as its mentioned in Oslo on world map. Other examples of annual events in Oslo are Desucon, a convention focusing on Japanese culture and Færderseilasen, the world largest overnight regatta with more than 1100 boats taking part every year.