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Geography: Trondheim - historically Kaupangen, Nidaros and Trondhjem, is a city and municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. Is the third most populous municipality in Norway, although the fourth largest urban area. Trondheim lies on the south shore of the Trondheimsfjord at the mouth of the river Nidelva.

Date of foundation: 997

History: The settlement was founded in 997 as a trading post, and it served as the capital of Norway during the Viking Age until 1217. From 1152 to 1537, the city was the seat of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nidaros; since then, it has remained the seat of the Lutheran Diocese of Nidaros and the Nidaros Cathedral. It was incorporated in 1838. The current municipality dates from 1964, when Trondheim merged with Byneset, Leinstrand, Strinda and Tiller.

Population: 187 353

Sights: The city is dominated by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), the Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research (SINTEF), St. Olavs University Hospital and other technology-oriented institutions.

Trondheim. Cab drivers in the town square, 1893
Cab drivers in the town square, 1893
Trondheim. Corner of Dronningens gate, 1893
Corner of Dronningens gate (Queen street), 1893
Trondheim. Corner of Munkegata, 1893
Corner of Munkegata and Olav Tryggvasons gate, 1893
Trondheim. Corner of Nordre gate, 1893
Corner of Nordre gate and Olav Tryggvasons gate, 1893
Trondheim. Corner of Royal Street, 1893
Corner of Royal Street, 1893
Trondheim. Dronningens gate, 1893
Dronningens gate (Queen street), 1893
Trondheim. Dronningens gate, 1893
Dronningens gate (Queen street), 1893
Trondheim. Dronningens gate, 1893
Dronningens gate (Queen street), 1893
Trondheim. Dronningens gate, 1893
Dronningens gate (Queen street), 1893
Trondheim. Erling Skakkes gate, 1893
Erling Skakkes gate, 1893
Trondheim. Fjordgata, 1893
Fjordgata, 1893
Trondheim. Immigration Office, 1893
Immigration Office of Karl Johans, 1893
Trondheim. 'Juno' on the Nidelva River, 1893
'Juno' on the Nidelva River, 1893
Trondheim. Market, 1893
Market, 1893
Trondheim. Market Square, 1893
Market Square, 1893
Trondheim. Olav Tryggvasons gate, 1893
Olav Tryggvasons gate, 1893
Trondheim. Public dining-room, 1893
Public dining-room, 1893
Trondheim. Ravnkloa, fishing market, 1893
Ravnkloa, fishing market, 1893
Trondheim. Søndre gate, 1893
Søndre gate, 1893
Trondheim. Square on Munkegata, 1893
Square on Munkegata, 1893
Trondheim. Strandveien, 1893
Strandveien, 1893
Trondheim. Strandveien, 1893
Strandveien, 1893
Trondheim. Summer Farmer's Market, 1893
Summer Farmer's Market at the Market Square, 1893
Trondheim. Vessels on the Nidelva River, 1893
Vessels on the Nidelva River, 1893

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