Bergen Prison

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Bergen Prison is located in the Bergen kommune in Hordaland and is placed under the west Criminal Care department. The prison was opened in 1990 and has a capacity of 258 inmates.

Women and men serve together in Bergen prison, and there have been repeated revelations about female inmates prostituting themselves in exchange for drugs.[1]


  1. ^ "- Bergen fengsel et horehus". Bergens Tidende (in Norwegian). NTB. November 22, 2010. Archived from the original on November 23, 2010. Retrieved November 22, 2010. 

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Coordinates: 60°30′0″N 5°22′19″E / 60.50000°N 5.37194°E / 60.50000; 5.37194