is a town and municipality in Vestfold county, Norway—located along the Oslofjord. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Horten. The municipality also includes the villages of Borre, Åsgårdstrand, Skoppum, and Nykirke. The town of Horten was separated from the municipality of Borre to become a municipality of its own in 1858. The neighboring municipalities of Borre and Horten were merged back together on 1 January 1988. The name of the new united municipality was first Borre, but after a referendum it was changed to Horten on 1 June 2002. The local newspaper in Horten is named Gjengangeren, and covers mostly local news. It is also available online (see external links section).Wikipedia
Planning a vacation to Horten in Norway? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Oslo, Norway. Add Oslo to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Vigeland Museum And Park, The Viking Ship Museum, Oslo Opera House. To reach Horten, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Oslo Airport. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Horten.
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