is a town and a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Askim. Askim was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). Askim is the largest population centre in Indre Østfold with 15 315 inhabitants (2012), and surves as a regional senter for 9 municipalities in Indre Østfold. It lies next to the longest river in Norway, Glomma, which forms the border with Spydeberg to the north and west, and Skiptvet to the south. Askim also borders Trøgstad to the northeast and Eidsberg to the southeast. Askim produces large amounts of hydroelectricity at three dams. From upstream to downstream: Solbergfoss, Kykkelsrud, then Vamma. There was nickel mining at Kykkelsrud at the turn of the 20th century. These mines are also one of the few places where "kulenoritt" is found. An industrial city for most of the 20th century, the main employer, Viking, shut down its rubber product manufaction in 1991. Glava is the main employer today.Wikipedia
Is Askim in Norway on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. A gripping city on its own right, Oslo also deserves a visit. Oslo, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Vigeland Museum And Park, The Viking Ship Museum, Oslo Opera House. Also, to reach Askim, you'll have to take a flight to Oslo; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.
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