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View of Vågen and Nordnes from Fløyen

Bergen is the second largest city and municipality in Norway. The city has a population of 250,000 in the municipality, and 220,418 in the urban area. Bergen was a county until 1972, when it was merged with Hordaland. The old wharf Bryggen is a world heritage site.

Bergen is on the west coast of Norway, and they export a lot of fish. It has a temperate oceanic climate, with high rainfall every month.