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Ringerike is a municipality in Norway, in the province ( county) Buskerud. Here the composer Fredrik Wilhelm Gomnaes was born in 1868. Ringerike lies 40 km northwest of the capital Oslo.

Coat of arms

The coat of arms shows a golden ring in red. The coat of arms was approved on 16 June 1967. The colors red and gold, the royal colors of Norway, representing the monarchy. The ring is a symbol speaking and at the same time symbolizes the unity of the area which forms a unit since the Middle Ages.