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Drammen kommune

The city of Drammen was founded in 1811, formed from two separate towns - Stromsø and Bragneres.  The city has about 64,000 residents but the population of the kommune, which includes the surrounding area is 150,000.  Drammen is the 6th largest city in Norway, located about 25 miles southwest of Oslo on the Drammensfjord.

The city's shield, shown on the left, was created in 1715.  Its motto "In fede et justitia fortitudo" translates sa "From Faith ahd Justice Comes Strength."

 
 Links   
Drammen Kommune website   
    
R-DD Genealogy Library   
602 1900 Folketelling Drammen - 3 Binds   Produsert: 15-Dec-1997
Drammen-byen ved elven. Leif Holtedahls forlag. Trykkeri: Oluf Rasmussen, Skien.  Oslo. 1981. 80 pg.
Drammens Museums Årbok.  1974-1975. Harald Lyche Co. A. S. Drammen. 1976.  88 pg.
Elvebyen Drammen.  99 pg. city guide
Kirkeboker films:   Bragernes  1634-1930
                               Tromso      1677-1933
                               Tangen       1739-1925
Sorensen, M. Drammen Information Book.  Ringerike, Drammen Districts Lag Genealogy. St. Paul, MN.
Rundt om Drammen Tema: I Sandfart Fra Drammen  Argang 13       NR 1    2000
Tveiten, Gunnar; Viker, E.; Hovde, A; Jul Pa Ringerike 1924, J. Steenberg & Company, Boktrykkeri AS Drammen 1924
Lunder menighet; Stromsoddbygda kapell innviet 6 October 1957  50 ar 19 August 2007
Drammen Antikvariat, Katalog 35, Juni 1999
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