Høybråten

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Høybråten
Neighbourhood
Høybråten Church
Map of Høybråten
Map of Høybråten
Høybråten is located in Oslo
Høybråten
Høybråten
Location in Oslo
Coordinates: 59°56′45.8″N 10°54′44.7″E / 59.946056°N 10.912417°E / 59.946056; 10.912417Coordinates: 59°56′45.8″N 10°54′44.7″E / 59.946056°N 10.912417°E / 59.946056; 10.912417
Country Norway
County Oslo
District Groruddalen
Municipality Oslo
Borough Stovner
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codes 1084–1088

Høybråten is a residential area in the north-eastern part (Stovner bydel) of Norway's capital Oslo. Høybråten has its own church, schools and railway station.

Sports[edit]

Høybråten Basketball Club (HBBK) won 16 Norwegian woman championship in basketball uninterrupted for 15 years (1981 to 1995), as well as in 1998. It earned them a place in the Guinness Book of Records.HØYBRÅTEN OG STOVNER IL (HSIL) took the championship gold in cross-country relay race for women in 2003 and 2007, the first time with skiesset Kristin Stormer Steira team.

Noted people related to Høybråten[edit]

  • Thor Gjermund Eriksen, former editor of Dagbladet (2003–06), now Director of Broadcasting in NRK
  • Jon Knudsen, actor who debuted on the national men in 2008
  • Odd Nordhoug, author and professor at the Norwegian School
  • Orji Okoroafor, finalist in Idol (TV program) in 2003, actor and basketball player
  • Afshan Rafiq, Right Politician, former MP and former member of the Oslo City Council

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