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Bergen
Ceety
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Bergen is located in Norway
Bergen
Bergen
Location o Bergen in Norawa
Coordinates: 60°23′22″N 5°19′48″E / 60.38944°N 5.33000°E / 60.38944; 5.33000Coordinates: 60°23′22″N 5°19′48″E / 60.38944°N 5.33000°E / 60.38944; 5.33000
Kintra Norawa
Region Wastren Norawa
Coonty Hordaland
Destrict Midhordland
Municipality Bergen
Established afore 1070
Government
 • Mayor Trude Drevland (H)
 • Govrenin mayor Ragnhild Stolt-Nielsen (H)
Area
 • Ceety 465.56 km2 (179.75 sq mi)
 • Urban 94.03 km2 (36.31 sq mi)
 • Metro 2,755 km2 (1,064 sq mi)
Highest elevation 987 m (3,238 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Ceety 272,520
 • Urban 238,098 (2012)
 • Metro 403,730
Demonym Bergenser/Bergensar
Ethnic groups[1]
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5003–5098
Area code(s) (+47) 5556
Website www.bergen.kommune.no

Bergen (Norse pronunciation: [ˈbærɡən]  ( listen)) is the seicont lairgest ceety in Norawa wi a population o 260,700.[2] Bergen is the admeenistrative centre o Hordaland coonty. Greater Bergen or Bergen Metropolitan Aurie as defined bi Statistics Norawa, haes a population o 385,100.[3]

Bergen is locatit in the coonty o Hordaland on the sooth-wastren coast o Norawa. It is an important cultural hub in its region, recognized as the unoffeecial caipital o Wastren Norawa an sometimes an aa referred tae as the Atlantic coast caipital o Norawa. The ceety wis ane o nine European ceeties honoured wi the title o European Caipital o Cultur in the Millennium year.

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