Nesoddtangen is a small town in the Norwegian county of Akershus. It is located on the tip of a peninsula in the Nesodden municipality, which is fitting since the name Nesoddtangen comes from three different words, “nes”, “odd”, and “tangen”, which all mean “small cape”.
Watch camera online in Nesoddtangen
The town is home to approximately 12,000 people, most of whom work in Oslo, the capital of Norway. Oslo is just a few miles northeast of Nesoddtangen across Oslofjord, and is most often reached using the passenger ferry that runs between the two cities twice each hour. The official language of Norway is Norwegian and its official currency is the krone (NOK).
Its time zone is UTC +1. The area of Norway that includes Nesoddtangen and Oslo has a humid continental climate, with mild summers and cold, snowy winters. Most winters it gets cold enough for parts of the fjord near Nesoddtangen to freeze, and in some years the entire fjord completely freezes over, though it is a rare occurrence.