Nesøya, Akershus

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Nesøya, Akershus
Nesøya, Akershus is located in Akershus
Nesøya, Akershus
Nesøya, Akershus
Location of the island
Nesøya, Akershus is located in Norway
Nesøya, Akershus
Nesøya, Akershus
Nesøya, Akershus (Norway)
Geography
LocationAsker, Akershus
Coordinates59°51′48.7″N 10°31′13.5″E / 59.863528°N 10.520417°E / 59.863528; 10.520417Coordinates: 59°51′48.7″N 10°31′13.5″E / 59.863528°N 10.520417°E / 59.863528; 10.520417
Area0.05 km2 (0.019 sq mi)
Administration
Norway
CountyAkershus
MunicipalityAsker

Nesøya is a small island in the municipality of Asker, Norway. It is linked to the mainland via a bridge.

The island is known for having a number of celebrities and members of the Norwegian financial elite among its residents.

Much of the eastern part of the island is a nature reserve.

The island most likely got its name from the farm Nes on the mainland. This farm is assumed to have been one of the oldest ones in the district.

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