History and facts, Bergen

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    Old Bergen
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    Norwegian Flag

    by Ken_Weaver Updated May 1, 2003

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    Fondest memory: I could not find any information as to the significance of the design or colors, except that it was designed in such as a way as not to be that similar to the Danish Flag. Denmark ruled Norway for a number of years and the designers of the Norsk flag wanted to be sure that their sovereignty was recognized!

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    A little History...

    by daarth Updated Feb 20, 2003

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    Old Bergen

    Favorite thing: Bergen was founded about the year 1070 by King Olav Kyrre. It is today the capital of the west and Norways second largest city.

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