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Bærum
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Coat of arms of Bærum
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Area
 • Total 192 km2 (74 sq mi)
 • Land 189 km2 (73 sq mi)
Area rank 334
Population
 (2017)
 • Total 124,008
 • Rank 5th
 • Density 547/km2 (1,420/sq mi)
Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1951 35,838 —    
1961 57,573 +60.6%
1971 76,580 +33.0%
1981 80,385 +5.0%
1991 90,579 +12.7%
2001 101,340 +11.9%
2011 112,789 +11.3%
2012 114,489 +1.5%
Source: Statistics Norway.

Bærum is a city in Akershus County, Norway. The city was created as a municipality on 1 January 1838. It is a suburb of Oslo, Bærum is located on the west coast of the city.

Bærum has the highest income per capita in Norway and the highest proportion of university-educated individuals.

The municipality has been voted the best Norwegian place to live in considering governance and public services to citizens.

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