Larvik

municipality in Vestfold and Telemark, Norway

Larvik is a city and municipality in Norway. The municipality lies within the county Vestfold og Telemark. It has a population of 47,440.[1]

The location of Larvik.
The coast of Larvik.
coat of arms

HistoryEdit

Kaupang in Skiringssal is an archaeological site where the remains of an ancient town was discovered. It is now known as the oldest known merchant town in Norway.[2]

Farris is a brand of mineral water produced in Larvik, and is Norway's oldest bottled-water.[3]

BibliographyEdit

  • Urbańczyk, P. (2008), "What was 'Kaupang in Skiringssal'? Comments on Dagfinn Skre (ed.): Kaupang in Skiringssal. Kaupang Excavation Project Publication Series, Vol. 1, Aarhus University Press, Århus (2007)", Norwegian Archaeological Review, 41 (2): 176–212, ISSN 1502-7678

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Kommunefakta". SSB (in Norwegian Bokmål). Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  2. Urbańczyk 2008, p. 180.
  3. "Farris Hjemmeside - Historie".