Welcome to Oslo. Oslo. Founded year 1000 - Christiania 1624-1925 Capital of Norway since 1814 623 966 inhabitants (01.01.2013) 5 051 275 inhabitants in Norway (01.01.2013) 453,7 k m². Operating expenditures by sector (NOK mill) 1 ). 1) Source: Dok. 3/2014 - app. 5.
Founded year 1000
- Christiania 1624-1925
Capital of Norway since 1814
623 966 inhabitants (01.01.2013)
5 051 275 inhabitants in Norway (01.01.2013)
1) Source: Dok. 3/2014 - app. 5
The supreme authority of the City of Oslo
Each member of the City Council is a member of one of
these committees. The committees are responsible for
preparing propositions and reports to the City Council.
The day to day business of the City is run
by the City Government which answers to
the City Council, and stay in power as long
as it retains support of the Council.
(Just as a national government answers to
a national council)
- including land use planning
Each district has its own District Administration that
prepares the business of the District Council and
implements the decisions taken there.
To administer and operate social and health
services, such as:
About 40 agencies and limited companies that are responsible for executive
administration and services.
Examples of these are the Agency for Fire and Rescue Services, the Agency for
Water and Sewerage Works, Oslo Port Authority and public transport.