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Christiania:

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, city (1995 pop. 482,555), capital of Norway, of Akershus co., and of Oslo co. (175 sq mi/453 sq km), SE Norway, at the head of the Oslofjord (a deep inlet of the Skagerrak).
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, Norway.
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A trip to the wild Freetown Christiania district wouldn't put a strain on your wallet, but you may find yourself partying there all night, with people of all ages coming together to dance the night away in a hippy-style commune atmosphere.
In the Copenhagen neighbourhood of Christianhavn, Freetown Christiania was developed by a group of hippies who set up their own society on old military barracks.
Known to Danes as "the town", Christiania was founded on abandoned military grounds by squatters in 1971 and is known for its rainbow-coloured hippie houses and its cannabis trade, which generates approximately 1 billion Danish crowns ($150m) a year, according to police.
His home in Christiania soon became a cultural and musical center where house concerts were often arranged.
Also, he has served as board member in Euroclear SA/PLC Brussels, chairman of Orkla ASA, board member of Christiania Bank og Kreditkasse, board member of Aker RGI ASA and chairman of Aker Maritim ASA, board member in Scandcem AB, vice chairman of Partek AB Oy, board member of Storebrand ASA, board member of Saga Petroleum ASA and board member of EUROC AB.
ST), a specialised flexible staffing company, announced on Friday that Christer Hagglund, representing Christiania Compagnie AB, has informed the company that he will leave the nomination committee due to ownership changes.
Once we had done a quick drive by, he told us about a small town called Christania Christiania, also known as Freetown Christiania ( Danish: Fristaden Christiania) is a self- proclaimed autonomous neighbourhood of about 850 residents, covering 34 hectares ( 84 acres) in the borough of Christianshavn in the Danish capital Copenhagen.
Christiania is a bohemian, somewhat hippie-style and somewhat controversial artsy district that is reluctant to recognize Danish laws.
Anarchic models include Christiania, the Freetown of Denmark.
The company was founded by David Andersen in Oslo, then called Christiania, in 1876.
ClickPress, Fri Sep 09 2011] Frontend 2011, a conference which boasts leading speakers and presenters from many of the biggest names in the Internet world, will be on show from 10th October to 12th October at the Clarion Hotel Royal Christiania, one of the best-known hotels in Norway.
Christiania Figueres, head of the UN's Climate Change Secretariat, called the figures a "stark warning to governments to make rapid climate progress," starting with a meeting of government negotiators in Bonn from June 6 to 17.