Skien

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Skien is a city and a municipality in Telemark, Norway. Skien is the capital of Vestfold og Telemark county. Skien has a population of 55 079.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

Skien is located in the South-East of Telemark. The closest city to Skien is Porsgrunn. Together Skien and Porsgrunn is the seventh largest urban area in Norway.[2] Skienselva is a river flowing through the city, dividing Skien in half.

Notable people[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kommunefakta". SSB (in Norwegian Bokmål). Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  2. "List of urban areas in Norway by population". Wikipedia. 2020-10-24.