Skedsmo

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Skedsmo kommune
Image:Norwaymap_oslo.png
County Akershus
Landscape Romerike
Municipality NO-0231
Administrative centre Lillestrøm
Mayor (2003) Andreas Hamnes (Ap)
Official language form Bokmål
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Percentage
Ranked 398
77 km²
75 km²
0.02 %
Population
 - Total (2004)
 - Percentage
 - Change (10 years)
 - Density
Ranked 15
41,359
0.90 %
17.7 %
551/km²
Coordinates Template:Coor dm
www.skedsmo.kommune.no

Data from Statistics Norway (http://www.ssb.no/english/municipalities/0231)

Skedsmo is a municipality in the county of Akershus, Norway.

The centre of Skedsmo is Lillestrøm. Other important villages are Skedsmokorset, Skjetten and Strømmen. Kjeller is also located in Skedsmo.

In this area, the tribe of Raumas fought against King Olav Haraldsson, patron saint of Norway, in 1028. The area has become an important part of Norway's industrial history. Strømmen Verksted built the country's first trains, at Kjeller airplanes were constructed up to World War II, the sawmills at Lillestrøm processed lumber from the great forests, and a number of other entreprises have been important.

The local newspaper is Romerikes Blad (circulation 39,139 in 2004). The paper is published seven days a week.


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Akershus coat of arms

Asker | Aurskog-Høland | Bærum | Eidsvoll | Enebakk | Fet | Frogn | Gjerdrum | Hurdal | Lørenskog | Nannestad | Nes | Nesodden | Nittedal | Oppegård | Rælingen | Skedsmo | Ski | Sørum | Ullensaker | Vestby | Ås

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