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Aker brygge and Oslo harbour
 Oslo – host city of the Geoscience World Congress 2008

Oslo, the capital city of Norway, is situated in the heart of Scandinavia, surrounded by magnificent scenery from the fjord to the forested hills. It is also the home of cultural figures like Edvard Munch, Gustav Vigeland, Thor Heyerdahl and Henrik Ibsen, each of them with a museum.

Oslo offers a unique combination of natural beauty, culture and history, which makes it a perfect setting for exciting social activities. Besides being the city where the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded each year, Oslo is the home of Norway’s largest university as well as several renowned research centres.

 Stortinget, Oslo