Nesoddtangen

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Nesoddtangen
Village
Country Norway
Region Østlandet
County Akershus
District Follo
Municipality Nesodden
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)

Nesoddtangen is a village in, and the administrative centre of Nesodden in Akershus, Norway. It had 11,795[citation needed] residents in 2011; about two thirds of the municipality's population. It's located some 4 miles (7 kilometers) south west of Oslo, and passenger ferry is the most used commuting transportation. Of the working population in Nesoddtangen, more than 90% work in Oslo.

The name Nesoddtangen is a triple tautology, consisting of three parts, nes, odd and tangen, all being synonyms signifying a small cape or promontory.


Coordinates: 59°52′N 10°39′E / 59.867°N 10.650°E / 59.867; 10.650