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Unincorporated Cities in Norway - Hnefoss, Lillestrm, Hka, Drbak, Sandvika, Stavern, Aka Arena, Norske Skog Follum (Paperback) Loot Price: R187 Discovery Miles 1 870
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Lillestrm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The meaning of the name is 'the little/lille (part of) Strm' - and Strm is the name of an old and large farm (Norse Straumr). The name is identical with the word straumr m 'stream (in a river)'. Lillestrm's history dates back to the times river powered sawmills came into use for the production of building materials. Later Lillestrm got its own steam sawmill which laid the base for the development of the area which became the town. The area was, by and large, a moss covered swamp-like area, at the time considered almost uninhabitable. However, the almost non-existent property values were judged to be a fair exchange and so the workers started living and settling in the area around the sawmill, and Lillestrm was born. On January 1, 1908 Lillestrm became a municipality of its own, having been split from Skedsmo. At that time Lillestrm municipality had a population of 4,351. On 1 January 1962 the two municipalities were reunited under the name Skedsmo. Before the merger Lillestrm municipality had a population of 10,840. Lillestrm train stationAs of 1997, Lillestrm is a city in its own right. Since then, Lillestrm holds an annual 4 day city fair, which is entirely free of charge. It includes music by high profile Norwegian artists on several outdoor stages, food, retail business exhibitions and thrill rides en masse. Everything is held in Lillestrm's main street and the connecting streets, which is reserved for pedestrians for the occasion. In 2002 Norway Trade Fairs moved from Skyen to Lillestrm. Lillestrm train station was built in 1854, in the grounds of, and named after, the farm Lille Strm in the neighbour municipaplity of R lingen, as part of the first Norwegian railway between Os... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=179826

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 34
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-97114-6
Barcode: 9781157971146
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LSN: 1-157-97114-8

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