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Princess Dining | Akershus Royal Banquet Hall | Epcot
Princess Dining | Akershus Royal Banquet Hall | Epcot
Published: 2016/07/08
Channel: DIS Unplugged
Akershus Princess Breakfast | DCP Fall 2015
Akershus Princess Breakfast | DCP Fall 2015
Published: 2015/10/02
Channel: Olaf and Olivia
AKERSHUS ROYAL BANQUET HALL LUNCH! (April 4, 2016) | beingmommywithstyle
AKERSHUS ROYAL BANQUET HALL LUNCH! (April 4, 2016) | beingmommywithstyle
Published: 2016/04/19
Channel: beingmommywithstyle
AKERSHUS LUNCH at Epcot | BookishPrincess
AKERSHUS LUNCH at Epcot | BookishPrincess
Published: 2016/07/11
Channel: BookishPrincess
CAFÉ DA MANHÃ COM PRINCESAS!!! ★ Refeição no Disney no Akershus do EPCOT (Tour em Orlando VLOG #19)
CAFÉ DA MANHÃ COM PRINCESAS!!! ★ Refeição no Disney no Akershus do EPCOT (Tour em Orlando VLOG #19)
Published: 2016/06/18
Channel: Canal da Lelê
Dining with Disney Princesses at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall 2017!
Dining with Disney Princesses at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall 2017!
Published: 2017/01/28
Channel: Heart Family
AN EMPTY EPCOT & AKERSHUS BREAKFAST | Walt Disney World Vacation May 2016 Day 2, Part 1
AN EMPTY EPCOT & AKERSHUS BREAKFAST | Walt Disney World Vacation May 2016 Day 2, Part 1
Published: 2016/07/25
Channel: Magical Moments
Disney World Character Dining: Akershus Royal Banquet Hall at EPCOT
Disney World Character Dining: Akershus Royal Banquet Hall at EPCOT
Published: 2014/04/14
Channel: beingmommywithstyle
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
Published: 2017/05/01
Channel: EarsFirst
Meeting Disney Princesses at WDW and Akershus Tour/Character Dining Review!
Meeting Disney Princesses at WDW and Akershus Tour/Character Dining Review!
Published: 2016/07/24
Channel: Princess Lessons
AllEarsNet TV Epcot
AllEarsNet TV Epcot's Akershus Royal Banquet Hall Lunch Review Show #29
Published: 2015/01/15
Channel: AllEars.net
20170617 [G14] NFF AKERSHUS - NFF HORDALAND [Sammendrag]
20170617 [G14] NFF AKERSHUS - NFF HORDALAND [Sammendrag]
Published: 2017/06/18
Channel: Steinar Pedersen
Akershus Royal Dining Hall Epcot, Character Dining
Akershus Royal Dining Hall Epcot, Character Dining
Published: 2015/04/13
Channel: UIleisure
Disney World March 2017 - Day 4 Part 1! Akershus Breakfast!
Disney World March 2017 - Day 4 Part 1! Akershus Breakfast!
Published: 2017/04/21
Channel: SamiDisneyGirl
Dinner at Akershus - DCP Fall 2016
Dinner at Akershus - DCP Fall 2016
Published: 2016/09/29
Channel: Lex Lives In Disney
20170514 [G14] NFF AKERSHUS - NFF OSLO [Sammendrag]
20170514 [G14] NFF AKERSHUS - NFF OSLO [Sammendrag]
Published: 2017/05/16
Channel: Steinar Pedersen
Eating My Ears - Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
Eating My Ears - Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
Published: 2014/05/27
Channel: Eating My Ears
Akershus, 1970
Akershus, 1970
Published: 2016/02/19
Channel: Oslobyarkiv
Visit Akershus - the capital region of Norway
Visit Akershus - the capital region of Norway
Published: 2012/04/12
Channel: pori1
Character Lunch at Akershus! | Kayla
Character Lunch at Akershus! | Kayla's Disney Diaries
Published: 2017/01/23
Channel: Kayla W.
Breakfast FUN with the Princesses!! Akershus Royal Banquet Hall, Disney Character Dining
Breakfast FUN with the Princesses!! Akershus Royal Banquet Hall, Disney Character Dining
Published: 2017/07/24
Channel: Vernon K
Disney World Akershus Breakfast 2016
Disney World Akershus Breakfast 2016
Published: 2017/01/19
Channel: Phyllis Hamilton
Akershus Castle, Oslo Norway
Akershus Castle, Oslo Norway
Published: 2012/07/04
Channel: Don Drews
Epcots Akershus Restaurant Lunch with Princesses
Epcots Akershus Restaurant Lunch with Princesses
Published: 2017/03/26
Channel: 321CoolKids
Jantar com as Princesas no Epcot - Restaurante Akershus
Jantar com as Princesas no Epcot - Restaurante Akershus
Published: 2015/02/24
Channel: Por aí Comigo
Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Science (HiOA) New knowledge, new practice
Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Science (HiOA) New knowledge, new practice
Published: 2014/06/24
Channel: HiOAfilm
Princess Storybook Dining Akershus Royal Banquet Hall Review
Princess Storybook Dining Akershus Royal Banquet Hall Review
Published: 2017/01/05
Channel: modernlifeisgood
Dinner at Disney World Akershus Royal Banquet Hall in EPCOT
Dinner at Disney World Akershus Royal Banquet Hall in EPCOT
Published: 2015/10/29
Channel: The Mouse Diva
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Disney's Epcot, Akershus Royal Banquet Hall. Occasional Vlog #41
Published: 2017/02/10
Channel: Occasional Vlog
20170819 [G14] NFF AGDER - NFF AKERSHUS [Sammendrag]
20170819 [G14] NFF AGDER - NFF AKERSHUS [Sammendrag]
Published: 2017/08/22
Channel: Steinar Pedersen
[HD] Tour of Akershus Lunch Buffet at the Norway Pavilion in Epcot Disney World
[HD] Tour of Akershus Lunch Buffet at the Norway Pavilion in Epcot Disney World
Published: 2014/10/15
Channel: Melanie Huttner
Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus reklamefilm 2013
Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus reklamefilm 2013
Published: 2012/12/25
Channel: HiOAfilm
DISNEY WORLD VACATION FALL 2016: DAY 2 PART 2 | AKERSHUS & GOING ON THE COURT AT NBA GAME!
DISNEY WORLD VACATION FALL 2016: DAY 2 PART 2 | AKERSHUS & GOING ON THE COURT AT NBA GAME!
Published: 2016/12/05
Channel: Tom and Sophie
NFF Sogn og fjordane G14 - NFF Akershus G14 1.omg
NFF Sogn og fjordane G14 - NFF Akershus G14 1.omg
Published: 2017/05/08
Channel: Morten Olsen
Travel Oslo, Norway - Akershus Fortress in Oslo
Travel Oslo, Norway - Akershus Fortress in Oslo
Published: 2010/10/04
Channel: geobeats
20170212 [J2003] ØSTFOLD FK - AKERSHUS FK [Sammendrag]
20170212 [J2003] ØSTFOLD FK - AKERSHUS FK [Sammendrag]
Published: 2017/02/17
Channel: NFF Akershus
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall| Epcot Princess Character Dining
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall| Epcot Princess Character Dining
Published: 2017/08/01
Channel: Fun-Time with Jasmine and Bella
20170129 [G2004] AKERSHUS FK - INDRE ØSTLAND FK, 2.omgang
20170129 [G2004] AKERSHUS FK - INDRE ØSTLAND FK, 2.omgang
Published: 2017/01/31
Channel: NFF Akershus
Tomtepriser for boligutbyggere - Akershus Eiendom AS
Tomtepriser for boligutbyggere - Akershus Eiendom AS
Published: 2017/08/22
Channel: Akershus Eiendom
Welcome to Akershus University Hospital!
Welcome to Akershus University Hospital!
Published: 2016/04/04
Channel: Akershus universitetssykehus
Akershus Festning
Akershus Festning
Published: 2015/10/05
Channel: Visit OSLO
[Collection] Ambulanse Oslo-Akershus å ringe / Ambulances Oslo-Akershus to several calls
[Collection] Ambulanse Oslo-Akershus å ringe / Ambulances Oslo-Akershus to several calls
Published: 2016/08/15
Channel: TheHague112
How to Say Akershus, Karamell Kuche & More at EPCOT
How to Say Akershus, Karamell Kuche & More at EPCOT
Published: 2015/04/12
Channel: Nicole Siscaretti
Olso, Norway and Akershus Castle - Travel Thru History
Olso, Norway and Akershus Castle - Travel Thru History
Published: 2014/12/05
Channel: travelthruhistory
20151201 [G2001] AKERSHUS FK - BUSKERUD FK [Sammendrag]
20151201 [G2001] AKERSHUS FK - BUSKERUD FK [Sammendrag]
Published: 2015/12/03
Channel: Steinar Pedersen
HMKG Drilltropp 2017 - Akershus Festning 08/05/2017
HMKG Drilltropp 2017 - Akershus Festning 08/05/2017
Published: 2017/05/08
Channel: fregre92
HMKG 2017 - Parade fra Det kongelige slott til Akershus festning
HMKG 2017 - Parade fra Det kongelige slott til Akershus festning
Published: 2017/08/31
Channel: Ole Brustad
FLORIDA 2017 DAY 2.1 - OLD KEY WEST/AKERSHUS BREAKFAST/EPCOT
FLORIDA 2017 DAY 2.1 - OLD KEY WEST/AKERSHUS BREAKFAST/EPCOT
Published: 2017/08/06
Channel: Holiday of a Lifetime
ROYAL REVIEW OF THE DISNEY
ROYAL REVIEW OF THE DISNEY'S AKERSHUS ROYAL BANQUET DINING EXPERIENCE
Published: 2015/09/22
Channel: Jessica Nelson
AKERSHUS ROYAL BANQUET HALL EPCOT PRINCESS DINNER NORWAY
AKERSHUS ROYAL BANQUET HALL EPCOT PRINCESS DINNER NORWAY
Published: 2010/04/25
Channel: Stowed Stuff Daily Vlogs
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Akershus fylke
County
Akershus wheatfield in September 2012
Akershus wheatfield in September 2012
Coat of arms of Akershus fylke
Coat of arms
Akershus within Norway
Akershus within Norway
Country Norway
County Akershus
Region Østlandet
County ID NO-02
Administrative centre Oslo
Government
 • County mayor Nils Aage Jegstad
  Høyre
  (2007–present)
Area
 • Total 4,918 km2 (1,899 sq mi)
 • Land 4,579 km2 (1,768 sq mi)
Area rank #16 in Norway, 1.50% of Norway's land area
Population (2014)
 • Total 573,326
 • Rank 2 (10.67% of country)
 • Density 107/km2 (280/sq mi)
 • Change (10 years) 13.7 %
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)
Official language form Bokmål
Income (per capita) 182,400 NOK
GDP (per capita) 228,868 NOK (2001)
GDP national rank 3 (7.12% of country)
Website www.akershus.no
Data from Statistics Norway

Akershus [²ɑːkəʂˌhʉːs] is a county in Norway, bordering Hedmark, Oppland, Buskerud, Oslo, and Østfold; it also has a short border with Sweden (Värmland). Akershus, with more than half a million inhabitants, is the second-largest county by population after Oslo. The county is named after Akershus Fortress. The county administration is in Oslo, which is not part of the county per se.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1951 183,116 —    
1961 234,323 +28.0%
1971 324,390 +38.4%
1981 369,193 +13.8%
1991 418,114 +13.3%
2001 471,988 +12.9%
2011 545,653 +15.6%
Source: Statistics Norway.[1]
Religion in Akershus[2][3]
religion percent
Christianity
  
81.48%
Islam
  
1.93%
Buddhism
  
0.35%
Other
  
16.24%

Geography[edit]

The county is conventionally divided into the traditional districts Follo and Romerike, which fill the vast part of the county, as well as the small exclave west of Oslo that consists of Asker and Bærum. This resulted after the transfer of the great municipality of Aker (surrounding Oslo) from Akershus County to Oslo in 1948.

Embracing numerous suburbs of Oslo, notably Bærum, Akershus is one of the most densely populated areas in the country. The main national railway lines into Oslo run through Akershus with many junctions and stations such as Asker, Sandvika, Ski, and Lillestrøm. Akershus includes some of the lake Mjøsa and some of the river Glomma.

The county also includes the historical place Eidsvoll, 48 km north of Oslo, in which the national assembly ratified the Norwegian constitution in 1814.[citation needed] South of Eidsvoll is the international airport of Oslo Airport at Gardermoen. Oslo's previous international airport, Fornebu, is also located in Akershus. The estate of the crown prince is located in Asker (the royal palace is in Oslo).

Infrastructure[edit]

The county has two major hospitals, Akershus University Hospital and Sykehuset Asker og Bærum.

The main road from continental Europe, E6, enters Akershus in the south, and runs through eastern Oslo, further to Gardermoen, and into Hedmark County on the eastern shores of lake Mjøsa.

E18 enters Akershus in the south-east, merges for a short stretch with E6 at Vinterbro in Ås, before running under central Oslo. E18 then turns south-west through Bærum and Asker before entering Buskerud County north of Drammen.

E16 runs from the intersection with E18 in Sandvika into Buskerud County west of Sollihøgda.

All main railways out of Oslo run through Akershus:

History[edit]

Akershus became a fief in the 16th century, and then also included the current counties of Hedmark, Oppland, Buskerud, and Oslo, as well as the municipalities of Askim, Eidsberg, and Trøgstad in the county of Østfold. In 1662, Akershus became an Amt, and in 1685, Buskerud was separated from Akershus and became an Amt of its own. In 1768, Hedmark and Oppland were also separated from Akershus to become Oplandenes Amt (and Askim, Eidsberg, and Trøgstad were transferred to Østfold). In 1842, the city of Christiania (Oslo) was made a separate Amt, as well. In 1919, the term Amt was changed to Fylke. In 1948, Aker, the greatest and the most populous municipality of Akershus, was transferred to the county of Oslo.

Name[edit]

The county is named after Akershus Fortress. The fortress was built in 1299, and the meaning of the name is "the (fortified) house of (the district) Aker". The name is somewhat misleading now, since the fortress is now outside Akershus (it is in Oslo County since 1842). In fact, the administration of Akershus sits outside the county, as well, in the centre of Oslo.

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The coat-of-arms is from modern times (1987). It shows a gable from Akershus Fortress.

Municipalities[edit]

Municipalities of Akershus

Akershus has a total of 22 municipalities:

Number of minorities (1st and 2nd gen.)
in Akershus by country of origin in 2017
[4]
Nationality Population (2017)
 Poland 15,685
 Pakistan 7,351
 Sweden 7,050
 Lithuania 5,090
 Iran 4,472
 Vietnam 4,252
 Iraq 4,127
 Denmark 3,643
 Philippines 3,461
 Sri Lanka 3,290
 Germany 3,265
 Afghanistan 3,053
 Somalia 2,939
 Russia 2,839
 India 2,765
 UK 2,381
 Eritrea 2,310
 Kosovo 2,233
 Thailand 2,066
 Turkey 1,812
 Bosnia-Herzegovina 1,786
 Romania 1,725
 China 1,547
 Syria 1,537
 USA 1,320

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 60°00′N 11°00′E / 60.000°N 11.000°E / 60.000; 11.000

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