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Complete details about Norway in Europe with capital city Oslo

Country NameNorway (Norge)
Country CodeNOR
Capital CityOslo
ContinentEurope
RegionNordic Countries
Independence Year1905
Population4478500
Surface Area323877.0
Life Expectancy78.7 years
GNP145895.0 (old 153370.0)
Government FormConstitutional Monarchy

Spoken Languages

Danish     (0.4%)
English     (0.5%)
Norwegian [official]     (96.6%)
Saame     (0.0%)
Swedish     (0.3%)

Major Cities

Oslo, Oslo     (population 508726)
Bergen, Hordaland     (population 230948)
Trondheim, Sør-Trøndelag     (population 150166)
Stavanger, Rogaland     (population 108848)
Bærum, Akershus     (population 101340)

Norway's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: Grand Forks HeraldThu, 18 Dec 2014 18:09:40 -0800
McLeod area farmer's tractors find a new home in Norway

Haugen sold the tractors to a Norwegian buyer who had toured his farm a few times with Carrol Juven's Fargo-based Norwegian Cultural Tours, which brings people from Norway on tours to the Fargo area. They visit museums, tractor shows and festivals all ...   read full story


Publisher: CBS NewsWed, 17 Dec 2014 10:56:15 -0800
Missing 1927 Walt Disney Christmas film discovered in Norway

Employees found the reels while doing inventory and digitizing content at Norway's National Library. "At the beginning, we didn't know it was a lost cinematographic treasure," Kvale Soerenssen, an archivist at the library, said in a statement to the U ...   read full story


Publisher: Petersburg PilotThu, 18 Dec 2014 16:11:15 -0800
Norwegian student calls Little Norway home for a year

Soon to be 17-year-old Rikke Sætermo from Alta, Norway has been adjusting to life in America, Alaska and Petersburg's Little Norway since she arrived to town in September as an exchange student with AFS USA. Sætermo hails from a small town in one of ...   read full story


Publisher: teleSUR EnglishThu, 18 Dec 2014 04:16:20 -0800
Norway Takes Hit Due To Falling Oil Prices

?The government is following the economic situation closely, in case we have to take new measures to make sure that short-term growth swings don't lead to changes so big that they come at the expense of Norway's long-term development,? Solberg said ...   read full story

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Publisher: Views and News from NorwayThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:03:45 -0800
Norway can win on weaker krone read full story

Norway Tweets

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From @Oktavianingrat on Fri Dec 19 04:20:26 EST 2014 Norway has strict rules on advertising cars as "green" because "cars can do nothing good for the environment except less damage than others"
From @tioagung_p on Fri Dec 19 04:20:26 EST 2014 Norway has strict rules on advertising cars as "green" because "cars can do nothing good for the environment except less damage than others"
From @Rezki_maulana23 on Fri Dec 19 04:20:26 EST 2014 Norway has strict rules on advertising cars as "green" because "cars can do nothing good for the environment except less damage than others"
From @Ardiansya_Fajar on Fri Dec 19 04:20:26 EST 2014 Norway has strict rules on advertising cars as "green" because "cars can do nothing good for the environment except less damage than others"
From @Ibnusan27 on Fri Dec 19 04:20:26 EST 2014 Norway has strict rules on advertising cars as "green" because "cars can do nothing good for the environment except less damage than others"
From @rumpute on Fri Dec 19 04:20:26 EST 2014 Norway has strict rules on advertising cars as "green" because "cars can do nothing good for the environment except less damage than others"
From @Khairul489 on Fri Dec 19 04:20:25 EST 2014 Norway has strict rules on advertising cars as "green" because "cars can do nothing good for the environment except less damage than others"
From @IqbalRizki_R on Fri Dec 19 04:20:24 EST 2014 Norway has strict rules on advertising cars as "green" because "cars can do nothing good for the environment except less damage than others"
From @Anjas_Asia on Fri Dec 19 04:20:24 EST 2014 Norway has strict rules on advertising cars as "green" because "cars can do nothing good for the environment except less damage than others"
From @trendinaliaNO on Fri Dec 19 04:20:24 EST 2014 1. Tusen 2. Norge 3. Sterling 4. Takk 5. #ExepelledMovieToNumberOne 2014/12/19 10:15 CET #trndnl http://t.co/7bf1XWUzB7
From @xtiyox on Fri Dec 19 04:20:24 EST 2014 Norway has strict rules on advertising cars as "green" because "cars can do nothing good for the environment except less damage than others"
From @Mirza_AslamH on Fri Dec 19 04:20:24 EST 2014 Norway has strict rules on advertising cars as "green" because "cars can do nothing good for the environment except less damage than others"
From @trendinaliaNO on Fri Dec 19 04:20:24 EST 2014 6. Ungarn 7. Rodgers 8. Veldig 9. United 10. Spania 2014/12/19 10:15 CET #trndnl http://t.co/7bf1XWUzB7