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Lierbyen is the administrative center of Lier municipality in Buskerud county, Norway. The village is situated on the Lierelva River in the valley of Lierdalen which extends from Drammensfjord north toward Sylling near Tyrifjorden. Lierbyen is located about 39 km from Oslo, about 8 km from Drammen off European route E18. Lierbyen is a part of a greater urban area which also encompasses the villages Lier, Reistad and Kjellstad. The urban area has a population of 4,233 (2007). . Lierbyen was the birthplace of Hans Christian Heg, who emigrated in 1840 with his parents to Muskego, Wisconsin. Heg served as a colonel and brigade commander in the Union Army in the American Civil War. Heg organized the 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment at Madison, Wisconsin. More popularly known as the "Scandinavian Regiment", the majority of its members were immigrants from Norway, or other Scandinavian countries. His statue by Paul Fjelde was raised in Madison, Wisconsin, with a cast erected in his home village.


Planning a vacation to Lierbyen 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. 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 Lierbyen, 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. To explore Lierbyen, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Lierbyen*

  • Pollution Statistics in Lierbyen

    Know the pollution level of Lierbyen before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 28.57 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Lierbyen: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Lierbyen for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Lierbyen.

    • Burglary and Theft 31.58 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.21 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27.63 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 28.95 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32.89 (Low)
    • Attacks 32.89 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.06 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.58 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 64.47 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.95 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.58 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 34.72 (Low)
  • Living in Lierbyen - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Lierbyen is 186.43 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 65.73 (High)
    • Climate Index 62.04 (High)
    • Pollution Index 22.76 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 116.22 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 72.62 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.28 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 108.53 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Lierbyen

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Lierbyen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.64 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 87.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 135.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 117.1 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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