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Of all the kontor buildings, only Bergen's kontor, known as Bryggen in Norway, has survived until the present day. The Hanseatic kontor at Bryggen was closed in 1754 and replaced by a "Norwegian kontor", run by Norwegian citizens, but still with a large element of German immigrants. Bergen's kontor is on the UNESCO list of the World Cultural Heritage sites.
The Hanseatic Warehouse in King's Lynn, England, survives – but it was converted into offices in 1971.
The word derived from French >>comptoir<< (verb compter = to count and the suffix -oir, which comes from Latin -orius), consequently the English term would be, but doesn't exist: countor or countory.
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