Nordstrand, Norway
Nordstrand is a borough of the city of Oslo
Oslo is a municipality, as well as the capital and most populous city in Norway. As a municipality , it was established on 1 January 1838. Founded around 1048 by King Harald III of Norway, the city was largely destroyed by fire in 1624. The city was moved under the reign of Denmark–Norway's King...

, Norway
Norway , officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic unitary constitutional monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula, Jan Mayen, and the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard and Bouvet Island. Norway has a total area of and a population of about 4.9 million...


The borough is located in the southern part of the city and is the second most populated district of Oslo with over 40,000 inhabitants. In 2004, the Nordstrand was merged with two other boroughs, Lambertseter and Ekeberg-Bekkelaget, to form what is today known simply as Nordstrand.

The name of the borough is after a house named Nordstranden, located at Mosseveien 196.

Nordstrand is one of the wealthiest districts in Oslo, and net incomes, real estate prices, and life expectancy are among the city's highest. Solveien, Nordstrand's most famous road, has been one of Oslo's most expensive addresses since the early 20th century. Nordstrand is also known for its beautiful view of the Oslofjord
The Oslofjord is a bay in the south-east of Norway, stretching from an imaginary line between the Torbjørnskjær and Færder lighthouses and down to Langesund in the south to Oslo in the north....


The borough consists of these neighborhoods of Oslo:
  • Nordstrand
  • Bekkelaget
    Bekkelaget is an area in the borough Nordstrand in Oslo, Norway.Until 2004 it was, together with adjacent Ekeberg, a part of the borough Ekeberg-Bekkelaget.Bekkelaget is known nationwide for the sports club Bækkelagets SK....

  • Ekeberg
    Ekeberg is a neighborhood in the city of Oslo, Norway. The Norway Cup soccer tournament takes place at Ekebergsletta every summer. "Sletta" means plateau. The painting "the Scream" by Edvard Munch is painted from Utsikten a part of Ekeberg.In the area are a number of old Iron Age grave mounds and...

  • Lambertseter
    Lambertseter is a suburb of the city of Oslo, Norway, and is part of the borough of Nordstrand.Lambertseter was built over a short period starting from 1951, and was the very first modern suburb of Oslo...

  • Ljan

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