Kongsberg facts for kids
Kongsberg is a town located in Viken county in Norway. Kongsberg has a population of 27.716 as of 2020.
The city of Kongsberg was founded in 1624 after the discovery of silver in the area. The population grew quickly due to the mining industry, and in 1749 Kongsberg was the largest town in Norway based on population.
The Royal Norwegian Mint is located in Kongsberg, and is responsible for producing the Norwegian coins.
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