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Nesoddtangen is a village and the administrative centre of the municipality of Nesodden in Akershus, Norway. [2]

Nesoddtangen
Village
Indre Oslofjord and Bunnefjorden from Nesodden
Indre Oslofjord and Bunnefjorden from Nesodden
CountryNorway
RegionØstlandet
CountyAkershus
DistrictFollo
MunicipalityNesodden
Population
 (2017)
 • Total12,803[1]
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Urban area of Nesodden (2005)

Nesoddtangen is located on the tip of the peninsula between the inner Oslofjord (Indre Oslofjord) and its arm Bunnefjorden. It is situated 4 miles (7 kilometers) southwest of Oslo. It had 11,795 residents in 2011; about two thirds of the municipality's population. Of the working population in Nesoddtangen, more than 90% work in Oslo. Water taxi and passenger ferry are the most used commuting transportation.[3][4][5]

The name Nesoddtangen is a triple tautology, consisting of three parts, nes, odd and tangen, all being synonyms signifying a small cape or promontory.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.citypopulation.de/php/norway-akershus.php?cityid=0541
  2. ^ Svein Askheim. "Nesoddtangen". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  3. ^ "0541 Nesoddtangen". Statistisk sentralbyrå. January 1, 2015. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  4. ^ Svein Askheim (January 1, 2015). "Indre Oslofjord". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  5. ^ "Oslo-Nesoddtangen". Tingvallakaia. January 1, 2015. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  6. ^ Haugen, Einar (1967) Norwegian-English Dictionary (University of Wisconsin Press) ISBN 978-0-299-03874-8

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