Bergen (Norse pronunciation: [ˈbærɡən]  ( listen)) is the seicont lairgest ceety in Norawa wi a population o 260,700.[2] Bergen is the admeenistrative centre o Hordaland coonty. Greater Bergen or Bergen Metropolitan Aurie as defined bi Statistics Norawa, haes a population o 385,100.[3]

Bergen
Ceety
Frae tap tae bottom: ceety center, auld bergen, Gamlehaugen, ceety square an Bryggen
Frae tap tae bottom: ceety center, auld bergen, Gamlehaugen, ceety square an Bryggen
Banner o Bergen
Banner
Coat o airms o Bergen
Coat o airms
Bergen is locatit in Norawa
Bergen
Bergen
Location o Bergen in Norawa
Coordinates: 60°23′22″N 5°19′48″E / 60.38944°N 5.33000°E / 60.38944; 5.33000Coordinates: 60°23′22″N 5°19′48″E / 60.38944°N 5.33000°E / 60.38944; 5.33000
KintraNorawa
RegionWastren Norawa
CoontyHordaland
DestrictMidhordland
MunicipalityBergen
Establishedafore 1070
Govrenment
 • MayorTrude Drevland (H)
 • Govrenin mayorRagnhild Stolt-Nielsen (H)
Area
 • Ceety465.56 km2 (179.75 sq mi)
 • Urban
94.03 km2 (36.31 sq mi)
 • Metro
2,755 km2 (1,064 sq mi)
Highest elevation
987 m (3,238 ft)
Lawest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2014)
 • Ceety272,520
 • Urban
238,098 (2012)
 • Metro
403,730
Demonym(s)Bergenser/Bergensar
Ethnic groups
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
5003–5098
Aurie code(s)(+47) 5556
Wabsteidwww.bergen.kommune.no

Bergen is locatit in the coonty o Hordaland on the sooth-wastren coast o Norawa. It is an important cultural hub in its region, recognized as the unoffeecial caipital o Wastren Norawa an sometimes an aa referred tae as the Atlantic coast caipital o Norawa. The ceety wis ane o nine European ceeties honoured wi the title o European Caipital o Cultur in the Millennium year.

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ReferencesEedit

  1. "Immigrants and Norwegian-born to immigrant parents by country of birth1,(the 20 largest groups).Selected municipalities.1 January 2011". Statistics Norway. Retrieved 28 April 2011.
  2. "Population per 1 January 2010 and population changes during 4rd quarter of 2009. Hordaland". Ssb.no. 2009-07-01. Retrieved 2010-03-15.
  3. "Bergen Region". Ssb.no.