Nesoddtangen

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Nesoddtangen
Village
Indre Oslofjord and Bunnefjorden from Nesodden
Indre Oslofjord and Bunnefjorden from Nesodden
Country Norway
Region Østlandet
County Akershus
District Follo
Municipality Nesodden
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Urban area of Nesodden (2005)

Nesoddtangen is a village and the administrative centre of the municipality of Nesodden in Akershus, Norway. [1]

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.[2][3][4]

The name Nesoddtangen is a triple tautology, consisting of three parts, nes, odd and tangen, all being synonyms signifying a small cape or promontory.[5]

References

  1. ^ Svein Askheim. "Nesoddtangen". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved October 1, 2016. 
  2. ^ "0541 Nesoddtangen". Statistisk sentralbyrå. January 1, 2015. Retrieved October 1, 2016. 
  3. ^ Svein Askheim (January 1, 2015). "Indre Oslofjord". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved October 1, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Oslo-Nesoddtangen". Tingvallakaia. January 1, 2015. Retrieved October 1, 2016. 
  5. ^ Haugen, Einar (1967) Norwegian-English Dictionary (University of Wisconsin Press) ISBN 978-0-299-03874-8

External links

  • Map of Nesoddtangen

Coordinates: 59°52′N 10°39′E / 59.867°N 10.650°E / 59.867; 10.650

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