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Oppland

(ôp`län), county (1995 pop. 183,194), 9,773 sq mi (25,312 sq km), S central Norway. The chief towns are Lillehammer (the capital) and Gjovik. The county is traversed from northwest to southeast by the Gudbrandsdalen valley. Farming and lumbering are the main occupations, and tourism is an important industry. The northern section is mountainous.
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They include clothes, weaponry, and even ancient skis, and more than 2,000 relics have been recovered from the Jotunheimen area and the surrounding mountains in Oppland.
Nobody was injured, but that was more due to luck than anything else," Baard Christiansen, a spokesman for the Vest Oppland police, told Reuters.
com)-- Intersog, a global provider of Agile mobile development teams and custom web and mobile solutions, announces the establishment of a new strategic partnership with Innlandet Hospital Trust, one of the leading medical centers in Norway with 10 divisions spread over 41 sites in the counties of Hedmark and Oppland.
Past winners of WAN-Ifra's Enduring Excellence Award included The Sun Sentinel (Florida, the United States), Berliner Zeitung (Germany), Oppland Arbeiderblad (Norway), Polskapresse (Poland) and Westdeutsche Zeitung (Germany).
20 April 2010 - Norwegian provider Atea ASA (OSL: ATEA) said today it will deliver PCs and services to first-year students in colleges in the counties of Oppland, Buskerud, Telemark and Vestfold, in a deal, valued at NOK60m for 2010.
Between 88% and 100% of electricity is generated by hydropower, for example, in the regions of Maramures (Romania), Norrbotten (Sweden), Oppland (Norway) and Trento (Italy).
In the Districts of Oppland and Sogn og Fjordane, a competition was held for four sites, each of which was given to a different firm of architects.
Striker Brattbakk, who scored against the Welsh part-timers, donned the brightly-coloured Valdres costume from his native Oppland.
11 March 2010 - Norwegian group AF Gruppen ASA (OSL: AFG) said yesterday that it has won a contract, worth NOK680m excluding VAT regarding construction and upgrade of the road E 6 between Oyear and Tretten in Oppland county, southern Norway.
INNOFF consists of the Oppland county municipality and the municipalities Lillehammer, yer, Gausdal, Ringebu, South Fron and Nord Fron.
Eidsiva Energi, headquartered in Hamar, Norway, is a regional energy company owned by the Hedmark and Oppland counties and local municipalities.
This procurement concerns the purchase of two electric buses and necessary charging infrastructure for Oppland County Council.