Lillehammer is located in Oppland county, in the eastern part of Norway, 180 kilometres from Oslo and 150 kilometres from Oslo Airport Gardermoen.
Population 26,104 (Jan 1, 2009).
Lillehammer is the commercial, administrative, culture and educational centre of the region.
The city and the surrounding area is a popular tourist destination with more than 800,000 visitors every year.
Lillehammer became world famous for the Olympic Winter Games in 1994.