in Bergen. The 2007 city council elections were held on 10 September. The oldest circle k fredrikstad part of Bergen is the area around the bay of Vgen in the city centre. Emigration to the USA, another historical change to population was the mass emigration to North America. In the winter, Bergen is one of the warmest cities in Norway, thanks to the Gulf Stream; 10 C and rain can happen in both January and July. About half of the National park of Hardangervidda is in this county.
Bergen's city centre is situated among a group of mountains known collectively as de syv fjell (the seven mountains including the mountains Ulriken, Flyen, Lvstakken and Damsgrdsfjellet, as well as three of the following: Lyderhorn, Sandviksfjellet, Blmanen, Rundemanen, and Askyfjellet. Kydland, the most recent (2004) of three Norwegian laureates of the Economy Nobel Prize, has studied and lectured at the school. The toll road system, established to fund new roads and motorways, opened The toll was collected by both toll plazas and an electronic toll collection system. Among the fleet of buses are 8 trolleybuses (two of which are dual-mode buses). 22.8 of the population were under 17 years of age, while.5 were 80 and above. Already today, Bryggen is regularly flooded at extreme tide, and it is feared that as sea levels rise, floods will become a major problem in Bergen. Prior to the Rolling Stones concert in September 2006, many hotels were already full-booked several months in advance.
Many, but not all, influences from these languages since spread from Bergen to parts of or the whole of Norway. Since 1972 the school is a regular upper secondary school (similar to a high school in the United States and the United Kingdom). In December 2004, billionaire Trond Mohn donated 250 million NOK to the University as research funding. In August 2004, Time magazine named the city one of Europe's 14 secret capitals where Bergen's capital reign is acknowledged within maritime businesses and activities such as aquaculture and marine research, with the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) (the second-largest in Europe) as the leading. Though Norwegians were counted as some of the earliest settlers crossing the Atlantic, the organised exodus began en masse around the middle of the 19th century. During that time in 1915, the municipality of rstad was annexed into Bergen. The Bergen National Academy of the Arts (Kunsthgskolen i fauske shopping Bergen, approximately 300 students and 100 staff) is one of the two independent institutions of higher learning in the visual arts and design in Norway. The construction of a modern light rail line connecting the city centre with Nesttun and Bergen Airport has been approved by Stortinget and is underway. Bergen was a European Capital of Culture in 2000.