Year of 2017

Cyclist in Trondheim, Norway

Maybe you don’t do stunts like this while cycling to your job, but if you’re riding to work today on your trusty pedal-powered two-wheeler, congratulations! You’re celebrating Bike to Work Day with us. This gravity-challenging cyclist is in Trondheim, Norway. That’s Munkholmen in the distance, an island in Trondheimfjord. Hopefully this bike rider doesn’t work on the island…

Trondheim, historically Kaupangen, Nidaros and Trondhjem, is a city and municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. It has a population of 187,353, and is the third most populous municipality in Norway, although the fourth largest urban area. It is the third largest city in the country, with a population of 169,972 inhabitants within the city borders. The city functions as the administrative centre of Sør-Trøndelag county. Trondheim lies on the south shore of Trondheim Fjord at the mouth of the river Nidelva. The city is dominated by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, the Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research, St. Olavs University Hospital and other technology-oriented institutions.
Population: 340,464 (2017)
Area: 124.25 sq miles (321.81 km²)
Travel tip: Norway’s capital of technology, the university town of Trondheim is a tech junkie’s paradise and a history nerd’s dream. The 11th-century Nidarosdomen Cathedral is the national sanctuary of Norway, and the Royal Residence is the largest wooden palace in Scandanavia. Fast-forward several centuries, and SINTEF science … @tripadvisor
Colleges and universities: Norwegian University of Science and Technology · Norwegian Institute of Technology · Sør-Trøndelag University College · Queen Maud University College · Norwegian College of General Sciences · Royal Norwegian Air Force Academy