Kristiansand - A Modern City with a Renaissance Profile

Cecilia Garland - Dec 17, 2007
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Kristiansand, the biggest city on the South Coast (Sorlandet) and the southernmost city in Norway is a charming city, retaining many of the 17th century buildings from its founding days by King Christian IV. Originally it was created as a market town to encourage growth in this area of strategic significance, providing a local economic base for construction of fortifications and population for defense of the area.

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