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Glomma
Glåma
River
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Glomma at Solbergfoss power plant, Østfold
Name origin: Old Norse, Glaumr, from raumr: "noise," "racket"
Country Norway
Tributaries
 - left Vorma
 - right Rena
Source Aursund
 - location Røros, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
 - elevation 690 m (2,264 ft)
 - coordinates 62°37′06″N 11°48′11″E / 62.61833°N 11.80306°E / 62.61833; 11.80306
Mouth Fredrikstad
 - location Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway
 - elevation m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 59°13′04″N 10°55′51″E / 59.21778°N 10.93083°E / 59.21778; 10.93083
Length 604 km (375 mi)
Volume 698 m3 (24,650 cu ft)
Basin 42,000 km² (16,216 sq mi)
Glomma route
Glomma route

Glomma is the longest river in Norway. It is 598 kilometres (372 mi) long and runs from Aursund to Fredrikstad.

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