The region lies approximately 40 kilometres southwest of Oslo, and has approximately 160,000 inhabitants living in an area of 1,500 square kilometres.
There are eight municipalities in the region:
Drammen is the largest town with approximately 60,000 inhabitants.
There are vast areas of wilderness, and well developed trails for hiking and cross-country skiing. The region has a long coastline and many lakes and rivers.
The temperature in the summer is pleasant, normally ranging from 62.6 to 75.2 degrees Fahrenheit. The winter climate is typical Nordic, with temperatures from 24.8 to 17.6 degrees Fahrenheit.
The traditional harbour and shipping industries in the region are based on the close proximity to the Drammen River and the nearby fjord. The region had a large pulp and paper industry up until the early 1970s.
Today most people in the area are employed in typical trade and service industries, all located around the modern city of Drammen.
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The Drammen Region is located centrally in Eastern Norway, not far from the capital city of Oslo.
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