the 18th century, it was the home of some of Norway's most influential families at the time, such as the Aalls, Cappelens, Lvenskiolds, and Deichmans, and in this period Porsgrunn was considered the cultural centre of Norway. Footnotes External links * / Municipal Homepage * m/ Porsgrunds Porselnsfabrik AS (porcelain factory) * m/ m * / Porsgrunn public library. Moving the Customs House from Skien to Porsgrunn in 1653 added to the flourishing harbor activity, and Porsgrunn became a thriving market town.
Ole Georg Moseng (2006). The town is situated at the mouth of the river "Telemarksvassdraget also called "Porsgrunnselva" or "The River of Porsgrunn" in English, and is an important center of industry. Infobox_Kommune name Porsgrunn county Telemark idnumber 0805 landscape Grenland capital Porsgrunn governor ystein Beyer (Ap) governor_as_of 2003 arearank 352 area 165 arealand 161 areapercent.05 population_as_of 2006 populationrank 22 population 33,550 populationpercent.73 populationdensity 2653 populationincrease.4 language, neutral lat_deg 59 lat_min 6 lat_sec. Important industries in Porsgrunn include: * Norsk Hydro (Magnesium) * Elkem (Silicium) * Yara International (Nitrogen fertilizers) * Porsgrund Porcelnsfabrik (Porcelain) * Renewable Energy Corporation (Wafer (electronics) * Isola (Building materials, Roofing) * Norcem * Eramet Transport Transport links from Porsgrunn: *Bus (Oslo, Kristiansand, Notodden). The name, the place is first mentioned in 1576 Porsgrunn by the writer Peder Claussn Friis in his work "Concerning the Kingdom of Norway" (see the article on Norwegian literature). The town of Brevik, and the rural district of Eidanger, were merged with Porsgrunn Porsgrunn borders the municipalities of Skien and. On the ecclestiastical side, Porsgrunn was separated from the ancient rural parishes of Eidanger, Solum, and Gjerpen in 1764 to become tess kongsgrdmoen kongsberg a prestegjeld with its own minister. Porsgrunn was established as a municipality (see formannskapsdistrikt). Industry Porsgrunn has a long history of heavy industry. Et des milliers de nouvelles frontires s'ouvrent pour vous. It was granted limited city status in 1807, but this was expanded to full city status in 1842.
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