Marka is the name of the forested and hilly areas surrounding Oslo, Norway. It includes areas within the municipality of Oslo, but also large areas in Hole, Ringerike, Jevnaker, Lunner, Nittedal, Bærum, Asker, and other municipalities in Oppland and Akershus counties.
The name is actually just the finite form of mark (Norse mǫrk f) 'woodland, forest'.
Marka, Oslo, Norway, 2012.
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