It was a sombre first full day in office for Norway’s new prime minister Jonas Gahr Støre as he visited the close-knit former..
Municipality in Viken, Norway
Kongsberg is an historical mining town and municipality in Buskerud, Viken county, Norway. The city is located on the river Numedalslågen at the entrance to the valley of Numedal. Kongsberg has been a centre of silver mining, arms production and forestry for centuries, and is the site of high technology industry including the headquarters of Norway's largest defence contractor Kongsberg Gruppen.