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Kristiansand Destination Guide

Explore Kristiansand in Norway.

Kristiansand in the region of Vest-Agder with it's 63,814 inhabitants is located in Norway - some 156 mi (or 252 km) South-West of Oslo, the country's capital city.

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Time in Kristiansand is now 06:12 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Oslo" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Aalborg, Gothenburg, Ytre Strai, Ytre Skalevik, Vigelandsbruk or Kristiansand. Since you are here already, consider visiting . We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Boudicca leaving Kristiansand

01:32 min ( October 04, 2011 by Nokken96)
Views: 503 - Rating: 5/5

This is a short video of Boudicca leaving Kristiansand October 2nd, 2011. It started to rain so thats the reason why it is so short. Bound to Newcastle were she ends her cruise

STRADD Robins Hood Kristiansand Store To...

02:13 min ( October 21, 2011 by straddcom)
Views: 87 - Rating: 5/5

Independent Robins Hood was the first board sports store in the charming Norwegian city of Kristiansand to offer state and streetwear when they opened 10 years ago, and has since added stores in Karmo...

Divetrip to One Ocean Kristiansand Norw...

05:00 min ( September 29, 2011 by Tommy Larsen)
Views: 155 - Rating: 0/5

Great trip, great diving, great company.... Maybe YOU should come next time ?

Snø i Kristiansand

02:30 min ( December 22, 2012 by TheLowEnd)
Views: 56 - Rating: 0/5

Just a taste of how it is when a snowstorm hits the south (!!!) of Norway / Kleine Einführung in die Schneekunde Südnorwegens this video was recorded around 10 am in the morning... as of now, it's g...

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Palmesus 2019 - Friday

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Palmesus 2019 - 2 Day Pass

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Palmesus 2019 - Saturday

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Interesting facts about this location


Lagmannsholmen in Kristiansand's western harbour was the fleet station for the Danish-Norwegian skjærgård fleet from 1686 forward until the construction of a headquarters for the navy in Fredriksværn in the years 1750-1758. Today Lagmannsholmen forms part of Kristiansand's container port and is connected to Fiskebrygga (the Fish Wharf). Most of the island consists of large warehouses and a concrete grain silo.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 58.15, 8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Kristiansand, Fortifications of Kristiansand, Forts in Norway

University of Agder

University of Agder (Norwegian: Universitetet i Agder) is a public university with campuses in Kristiansand and Grimstad, Norway. The institution was established as a university college in 1994 with the merger of six colleges and was granted its current status as a university in 2007, but its academic activity dates as far back as 1839.

More reading: University of Agder homepage
Located at 58.15, 8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Aust-Agder, Buildings and structures in Kristiansand, Business schools in Norway, Education in Aust-Agder, Education in Vest-Agder, Educational institutions established in 1994, Universities and colleges in Norway, University of Agder


The Otra river is the largest river in the Sørlandet region of Norway. It flows from the Setesdalsheiene mountains in Bykle municipality in Aust-Agder county in the north, down to the municipality of Kristiansand in the south, where it flows into the Skagerrak. The Otra is 245 kilometres long, making it Norway’s eighth longest river. There are many large lakes along the river including: Åraksfjorden, Byglandsfjorden, Hartevatnet, and Kilefjorden.

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Located at 58.15, 8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Kristiansand, Rivers of Aust-Agder, Rivers of Vest-Agder, Setesdal

Diocese of Agder og Telemark

The Diocese of Agder og Telemark Agder og Telemark bispedømme) is a diocese of the Church of Norway, covering the counties of Telemark, Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder in Norway. The diocese was created in 1925 as the Diocese of Agder, with the name being changed to the Diocese of Agder og Telemark in 2005.

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Located at 58.15, 8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Church of Norway dioceses, Districts of Aust-Agder, Districts of Vest-Agder, Religious organizations established in 1925, Telemark


Skålevik is a place on the northern part of the island Flekkerøy in the municipality of Kristiansand, Norway. Its population (2005) is 2,599.

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Located at 58.15, 8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Kristiansand, Villages in Vest-Agder