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Askim is a municipality in the county of Østfold, Norway. Askim centre has 12570 inhabitants (2006). It lies next to the longest river in Norway, Glomma, and has always been a strategic point in wars due to its bridges across the river. It is situated about 50 kilometres southeast of Oslo.

Get in[edit]

You can get there by motorway, by taking the European route E18 or train from Oslo.

Get around[edit]

The centre of Askim is very small and you can easily get around by your feet. If you want to get out of the centre, you may walk or take a local bus.


Askim has three hydropower stations at Solbergfoss, Kykkelsrud and Vamma.


There is a relatively new public bath in Askim that even is popular among some people in Oslo.





Get out[edit]

Routes through Askim
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