About the municipality

  • Located on both sides of the river Drammenselva
  • Area: 121,7 km2
  • Located 45 minutes west of Oslo by car/train (ca. 60 km)
  • Nedre Eiker is one of 21 municipalities in Buskerud county. Buskerud county has a population of 250 000
  • Inhabitants: about 24.000
  • Nedre Eiker is neighbour to Drammen city (with a population of 67 000)

About the organization (2014)

  • Number of employees: 1 592
  • Balanced budget 163 mill. EUR (1,45 billion NOK)
  • Investment 23.7 mill. EUR (210 mill. NOK)
  • 6 primary schools and 4 secondary schools (3000+ pupils)
  • 9 municipal kindergardens and 9 private kindergardens (1000+ children)
  • Library/sports
  • 3 nursing homes/living areas