- Largest urban areas of Norway
This is a list of the
largest urban areas of Norwayby population.
The population is measured by
Statistics Norway. The statistics bureau uses the term "tettsted" (urban settlement or urban area), which is defined as a contiguous built-up area with a maximum distance of 200 metres between houses, unless further distance is caused by public areas, cemeteries or similar. Furthermore, to obtain "tettsted"-status, the area must have at least 200 inhabitants. [ Statistics Norway, " [http://www.ssb.no/beftett/tab-2008-06-20-01.html Tettsteder. Folkemengde og areal, etter kommune. 1. januar 2008] "]
Using this definition, there are 922 urban areas in Norway.
Some urban areas in Norway have witnessed
conurbationand grown together.
Geography of Norway
* Largest urban areas in Sweden
* Largest urban areas in Denmark
* Largest urban areas in Scandinavia
* Largest urban areas in New Zealand
Largest urban areas of the European Union
Largest urban areas of the United States
List of the 100 largest urban areas in Canada by population
# [http://www.ssb.no/beftett/arkiv/art-2007-05-28-01.html SSB liste over største tettsted, rangert]
# [http://www.ssb.no/emner/02/01/10/beftett/tab-2007-07-05-01.html SSB tabell over tettsteder, ikke rangert]
# [http://www.ssb.no/beftett/arkiv/art-2000-02-16-01.html SSB. om tettstedbegrepet]
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