Market Towns

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Market Towns In England - Norway
... In Norway the medieval market town (Norwegian kjøpstad from the old Norse kaupstaðr) was a town which had been granted commerce privileges by the king or other authorities ... The citizens in the town had a monopoly over the purchase and sale of wares and operation of other businesses, both in the town and in the surrounding district ... Market towns were first created in Norway in the 12th century to encourage businesses to be concentrated around specific towns ...
Market Towns Of Hedmark And Oppland Counties
... The Market towns of Hedmark and Oppland counties (Norwegian Kjøpstedene i Hedmark og Oppland fylker) was an electoral district for parliamentary elections in Norway ... It comprised the market towns (Norwegian kjøpsteder) of Hamar and Kongsvinger in Hedmark county and Lillehammer and Gjøvik in Oppland county ... Following changes in the national policy on market towns in 1952, these electoral districts were abolished ahead of the Norwegian parliamentary election, 1953 ...
Market Towns Of Vestfold County
... The Market towns of Vestfold county (Norwegian Kjøpstedene i Vestfold fylke) was an electoral district for parliamentary elections in Norway ... It comprised the market towns (Norwegian kjøpsteder) of Holmestrand, Horten, Tønsberg, Sandefjord and Larvik in Vestfold county ... changes in the national policy on market towns in 1952, these electoral districts were abolished ahead of the Norwegian parliamentary election, 1953 ...
Market Towns Of Møre Og Romsdal County
... The Market towns of Møre og Romsdal county (Norwegian Kjøpstedene i Møre og Romsdal fylke) was an electoral district for parliamentary elections in Norway ... It comprised the market towns (Norwegian kjøpsteder) of Kristiansund, Molde and Ålesund in Møre og Romsdal county ... Following changes in the national policy on market towns in 1952, these electoral districts were abolished ahead of the Norwegian parliamentary election, 1953 ...

Famous quotes containing the words towns and/or market:

    The poor in bustling towns aren’t called upon, but the rich deep in the mountains have relatives visiting them from afar.
    Chinese proverb.

    The market came with the dawn of civilization and it is not an invention of capitalism.... If it leads to improving the well-being of the people there is no contradiction with socialism.
    Mikhail Gorbachev (b. 1931)