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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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The Norwegian construction group Veidekke ASA said on Monday (26 January) that its subsidiary Veidekke Entreprenor AS had received a contract to build a new elderly care home in the municipality of Skien, Norway.
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