Regional mergers alter Norway’s map

Hundreds of thousands of Norwegians woke up living in a new town or county after New Year, many with new addresses. New county- and municipal mergers started taking effect all over the country, after a long and sometimes bitter process. News bureau NTB calculated that a total of 1.7 million Norwegians now officially live in […]

Trøndelag merger strikes a chord

SEE THE VIDEO: At a time when tempers are flaring and conflicts abound over state-ordered county and municipal mergers, at least one has proceeded with a fair degree of harmony. So much harmony, in fact, that county officials in the newly merged Trøndelag invested in a new song and video aimed at stirring up a […]