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Ostfold, Norway

Ostfold is one of 19 primary administrative regions in Norway with a population of approximately 258,542 people.

Facts and figures on Ostfold at a glance

Region name: Ostfold (Østfold fylke)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 258,542 people
Country: Norway
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Ostfold (Østfold fylke) is located in the regional capital Sarpsborg (Sarpsborg) with a population of 52,159 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Ostfold's regional capital Sarpsborg to Norway's capital Oslo (Oslo) is approximately 73 km (45 mi).

Facts and figures about Ostfold
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Ostfold Østfold fylke258,542 peopleSarpsborg Sarpsborg52,159 people

Compare with other regions in Norway.

Map of Ostfold

Map of Ostfold

Information on Ostfold

Information on Ostfold
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Ostfold Østfold fylkeSarpsborg Sarpsborg18NorwayEurope

Time in Ostfold

Time in Ostfold
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Fri, 31 Mar 2023 - 6:42pmIn effect (+1 hour)Fri, 31 Mar 2023 - 5:42pmGMT UTC +2.0Europe/Oslo

Geographic coordinates of Ostfold

Latitude & Longitude of Ostfold
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map59°16'30.7"N (59.2752000°)11°06'20.9"E (11.1058000°)

Subregions in Ostfold

There are 18 administrative subregions in Ostfold.
Subregions in Ostfold
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Aremark Aremark1.1,420Fossby Fossby318
Askim Askim2.14,703Askim Askim12,482
Eidsberg Eidsberg3.10,701Mysen Mysen5,516
Fredrikstad Fredrikstad4.72,760Fredrikstad Fredrikstad72,760
Halden Halden5.28,389Halden Halden21,970
Hobol Hobøl6.4,661Elvestad Elvestad-
Hvaler Hvaler7.3,998Skjaerhalden Skjærhalden642
Marker Marker8.3,455Orje Ørje1,722
Moss Moss9.29,588Moss Moss34,492
Rade Råde10.6,790Karlshus Karlshus1,801
Rakkestad Rakkestad11.7,496Rakkestad Rakkestad3,779
Romskog Rømskog12.671Romskog Rømskog-
Rygge Rygge13.14,105Rygge Rygge2,567
Sarpsborg Sarpsborg14.51,723Sarpsborg Sarpsborg52,159
Skiptvet Skiptvet15.3,492Meieribyen Meieribyen-
Spydeberg Spydeberg16.5,148Spydeberg Spydeberg3,166
Trogstad Trøgstad17.5,047Skjonhaug Skjønhaug-
Valer Våler18.4,437Kirkebygda Kirkebygda-

External sources of information on Ostfold

Ostfold on Wikipedia