Oslo is the capital of Norway (690,000 inhabitants). It stretches widely around the Oslo fjord and to the northeast.
The city is a national center of cultures and the arts, it is also an important rail and port communication hub (it is served by a dense road and motorway network and many suburban trains).
The municipality of Oslo has large parks and cross-country ski trails.
Image source: Oslo City Hall . Source: flickr / Doug Kerr