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Alesund (Ålesund) 6m, is a harbour town, which was built on the 7 islands in district (Fylke) in the region More og Romsdal (Møre og Romsdal) at the Atlantic Coast around 200km north of the town Bergen. It is the largest export harbour for stock fish from Norway. Panoramic view in west direction over the harbour.
In the native language of the webcam owner
Alesund (Ålesund) 6m, ist eine Hafenstadt errichtet auf 7 Inseln im Bezirk (Fylke) in der Region More og Romsdal (Møre og Romsdal) an der Atlanikküste rund 200 km nördlich von Bergen und größter Exporthafen für Stockfisch aus Norwegen. Blick über den Hafen Richtung Westen.
is a city and municipality in the county of Møre og Romsdal, Norway. It is a sea port, and is noted for its unique concentration of Jugendstil architecture. Ålesund was established as a municipality January 1, 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). Borgund was merged with Ålesund January 1, 1968. Sula was separated from Ålesund January 1, 1977. Ålesund received city rights in 1848. It is the administrative center as well as the principal shipping city of the Sunnmøre district. The Ålesund agglomeration has a population of 45,299. History: Legend has it that "Gangerolf" (outside of Norway better known as Rollo), the 10th century founder of the dynasty of the dukes of Normandy, hailed from the community of Giske, north-west of Ålesund. At least three statues of Rolle exist: in the town park in Ålesund, in the city of Rouen, France, and in Fargo, North Dakota, United States. In the night of January 23, 1904, the town was the scene of the Ålesund Fire, one of the most terrible of the many ... Read more about Ålesund on Wikipedia