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Skien

(shē`ən, shā`ən), city (1995 pop. 48,341), capital of Telemark co., SE Norway, a port on the Skienselva River and on the Telemark Canal. Manufactures include forest products and processed food. Ibsen was born in Skien in 1828.

Skien

 

a city and port in southern Norway, on the Skien River, near the place where the Skien flows into Bohus Bay of the Skagerrak. Administrative center of the fylke (county) of Telemark. Population, 47,000 (1976). Skien has footwear, food-processing, machine-building, and pulp and paper industries. It is the birthplace of the writer H. Ibsen.

Skien

a port in S Norway, on the Skien River: one of the oldest towns in Norway; timber industry. Pop.: 50 507 (2004 est.)
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Tentative plans for a 10-14-day trip would include an orientation at the Union of Local Authorities (Norway's counterpart to the National League of Cities), to be followed by visits in the cities of Oslo, Drammen, Skien and Bergen.
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The winners of The Ibsen Scholarships 2013 will be presented at Skien International Ibsen Conference on September 16th and 17th in Skien, Norway.
Instead, he will study from his maximum security prison cell in Telemark prison in Skien.
To improve profitability, the company is considering utilizing spare capacity at other mills and transferring production from the company's weakest unit, its Union mill in, Skien, Norway.
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The youngsters take on Norway in a friendly in Skien tonight - and the squad has already been plundered by Vogts.