Akershus County Municipality

Coordinates: 59°54′43.18″N 10°45′19.83″E / 59.9119944°N 10.7555083°E / 59.9119944; 10.7555083

Akershus County Municipality (Norwegian: Akershus fylkeskommune) is the regional governing administration of Akershus, Norway. The main responsibilities of the county municipality includes the running of 35 upper secondary schools. It administrates the county roadways, public transport, dental care, culture and cultural heritage.

Akershus County Municipality
Akershus fylkeskommune
Coat of arms of Akershus County Municipality
Location in Norway
Location in Norway
CountryNorway
Administrative centerOslo
Government
 • County mayorNils Aage Jegstad
ISO 3166 codeNO-02
RevenueNOK
Employees4,000
Schools35
Pupils20,000
Transit authorityRuter
Websitewww.akershus.no

The county council has 43 members, and Chairman of the County Council is Nils Aage Jegstad (Conservative Party). The administrative seat is located in Oslo—a municipality that is not part of Akershus.

TransportEdit

Public transport in Akershus is managed by Ruter, a transit authority owned along with the City of Oslo. It markets all public transport except the Oslo Commuter Rail in Akershus, though operations are provided by private companies based on public service obligation.

County mayorsEdit