Larvik

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The location of Larvik.
The coast of Larvik.
coat of arms

Larvik is a city and municipality in Norway. The municipality lies within the county Vestfold og Telemark. It has a population of 47,440.[1]

History[change | change source]

Kaupang in Skiringssal is an archaeological site where the remains of an ancient town was discovered. It is now known as the oldest known merchant town in Norway.[2]

Farris is a brand of mineral water produced in Larvik, and is Norway's oldest bottled-water.[3]

Bibliography[change | change source]

  • Urbańczyk, P. (2008), "What was 'Kaupang in Skiringssal'? Comments on Dagfinn Skre (ed.): Kaupang in Skiringssal. Kaupang Excavation Project Publication Series, Vol. 1, Aarhus University Press, Århus (2007)", Norwegian Archaeological Review, 41 (2): 176–212, ISSN 1502-7678

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kommunefakta". SSB (in Norwegian Bokmål). Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  2. Urbańczyk 2008, p. 180.
  3. "Farris Hjemmeside - Historie".