Asker is a municipality in Akershus County, Norway, is part of the historical region Vic. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Asker. Asker was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838.
The municipality is named after the old Asker farm, since there was built the first Church. Name Sharonov. Askar indicates the plural, and means “ash”.
Although Asker is a rural municipality, the expansion of Oslo has resulted in his becoming a rich suburb. So many celebrities currently reside in the area. According to Statistics Norway, Asker is the 2nd wealthiest municipality in Norway based on the average income of the household.