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Bergen is the second-largest city in Norway, a municipality, and a former county, in the county of Hordaland. The Norwegian city of Bergen was separated from Hordaland as a county of its own in 1831. It was established as a municipality January 1, 1838. The rural municipality of Bergen landdistrikt was merged with Bergen January 1, 1877. The rural municipality of Årstad was merged with Bergen July 1, 1915. The rural municipalities of Arna, Fana, Laksevåg and Åsane were merged with Bergen January 1, 1972. The city lost its status as a separate county on the same date. Bergen was Norway's biggest city until the 1830s, when it was passed by Oslo. The city is located on the south-western coast of Norway, in the county of Hordaland, with its centre situated between a group of mountains known collectively as de syv fjell ("the seven mountains"), although the number of mountains is a matter of definition. Bergen is host to part of the country's large oil industry, as well as deep sea operations. Its harbours are used by everything from small pleasure vessels to cruise ships and cargo vessels, and is the base of many of the country's fishing vessels. Bergen is an important cultural centre in its region and was one of nine European cities honoured with the title European Capital of Culture in 2000. read full wikipedia reference about Bergen, Norway OTHER POPULAR DESTINATIONS IN NORWAY List all available cities in Norway
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