Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Christiansund, a port in the court or circle of Romsdal, Norway, 85 miles S.W. of Trondhjem. It is built on three islets, between which the harbour is enclosed, and until 1742 was known as Lille-Fosen. The wooden houses, painted red, are dotted about the rugged rocks in quaint disorder. The place does a brisk trade in salt fish with Spain and Italy.