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Bydel Østensjø
Coat of arms of Bydel Østensjø
Coat of arms
Location of Bydel Østensjø
Coordinates: 59°53′20″N 10°50′01″E / 59.88889°N 10.83361°E / 59.88889; 10.83361Coordinates: 59°53′20″N 10°50′01″E / 59.88889°N 10.83361°E / 59.88889; 10.83361
Country Norway
City Oslo
 • Total 12.24 km2 (4.73 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 42,305
 • Density 3,500/km2 (9,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code NO-030113
Website bydel-ostensjo.oslo.kommune.no

Østensjø ([²øsːtn̩ʂøː] (About this sound listen)) is a district of the city of Oslo, Norway.

The district is in the southeastern part of Oslo. It is well known for its proximity to the forested area of Østmarka, a popular resort and hiking area for the citizens of Oslo and Lørenskog. Østensjø consists of the suburbs of Bøler, Oppsal and Manglerud, all located around Lake Østensjøvannet. The Østensjøvannet area has been a protected wildlife reserve since 1992.

Østensjø has traditionally been a white middle and working class district.

The club IL Manglerud Star which is known for ice hockey and football is located here.