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Høybråten Church
Map of Høybråten
Map of Høybråten
Høybråten is located in Norway
Location in Norway
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

Location in Oslo

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.


Høybråten Basketball Club (HBBK) won 16 Norwegian woman championships 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 Kristin Stormer Steira on the 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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