Porsgrunn / Skien is the seventh-largest urban zone and metropolitan area in Norway with 92 001 residents. The urban zone also include Bamble. Porsgrunn has 33 494 residents, and always been an important harbor town in the Grenland area since the late 16th century.
Porsgrunn is an important center of industry and has a long history of heavy industry. Important industries in Porsgrunn include Norsk Hydro, Elkem and Yara International. Porsgrunn was once home to Skomvær, the country's largest sailing ship.
The climate in Porsgrunn is mild, with monthly temperature above freezing point. Average temperature in january is 2°C (38 °F), and in july the average temperature is 17°C (64 °F). Annually precipitation is 780 mm.
Weather forecast Porsgrunn
Accommodation in Porsgrunn
Porsgrunn has about 10 Hotels / Bed & Breakfasts, you can find a list here.
Tourist Office, Henrik Ibsensgate 2, Telephone +47 35 55 43 27 - Travel guide webpage.
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