Askeladden is a Norwegian database system for managing cultural heritage monuments and sites. This system uses both database and GIS functionality, and it aims to integrate all data relating to immovable sites and monuments that are in some way protected by the Cultural Heritage Act. Askeladden is owned and managed by Riksantikvaren. The Directorate for Cultural Heritage (Riksantikvaren) was established in 1912. They are responsible for the management of cultural heritage, cultural environments and cultural landscape of historic importance. The Directorate for Cultural Heritage is also part of Norwegian environmental management.