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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: RepublicaFri, 18 Apr 2014 18:30:00 -0700
Norway embassy refutes allegation of 'anti-peace' activities

The statement reiterated that Norway has been a firm, trusted supporter of Nepal's peace process from the very beginning, and is committed to support the finalization of the new constitution. The statement comes in the wake of Maoist lawmaker Shakti ...   read full story

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Publisher: Himalayan TimesFri, 18 Apr 2014 12:25:10 -0700
Norway to probe if its funds being misused read full story
Publisher: Telegraphnepal.comFri, 18 Apr 2014 19:48:45 -0700
Nepal: Norway dragged in Parliament, Dixit ridicules allegations read full story
Publisher: E KantipurFri, 18 Apr 2014 19:37:30 -0700
Norway: Action to be taken if charges serious read full story


Publisher: New York Times (blog)Tue, 15 Apr 2014 02:12:07 -0700
Norway Returns a Rare Silent Film to China

Updated, 5:55 a.m.ET | In a gesture that could help ease relations between Norway and China, strained since the awarding of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize to the imprisoned democracy advocate Liu Xiaobo, the National Library of Norway has returned a ...   read full story

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Publisher: ABC NewsTue, 15 Apr 2014 04:12:32 -0700
Norway Restores, Donates 1927 Silent Film to China read full story
Publisher: Yahoo NewsTue, 15 Apr 2014 04:03:45 -0700
Norway restores, donates silent film to Beijing read full story


Publisher: PinkNews.co.ukThu, 17 Apr 2014 14:12:45 -0700
Norway: Plumber stabs workmate ten times after being called 'grumpy little gay'

A Norway plumber has been acquitted from a charge of attempted murder on the grounds of insanity, after stabbing his workmate ten times for being labelled a 'grumpy little gay'. According to Norwegian newspaper VG, Oslo District Court heard that the ...   read full story

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Publisher: Gay Star NewsThu, 17 Apr 2014 23:00:00 -0700
Plumber in Norway stabbed workmate ten times over gay jokes read full story
Publisher: The Local.noThu, 17 Apr 2014 13:15:00 -0700
Plumber stabbed workmate after gay jibe read full story


Publisher: Somaliland SunFri, 18 Apr 2014 06:46:06 -0700
Somalia: Norway Concerned about Lack of Progress

Somalia: Norway Concerned about Lack of Progress. Friday, 18 April 2014 16:26. Submit to Delicious · Submit to Digg · Submit to Facebook · Submit to Google Bookmarks · Submit to Stumbleupon · Submit to Technorati · Submit to Twitter · Submit to LinkedIn.   read full story

Norway Tweets

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From @j_cohl on Sat Apr 19 00:18:13 EDT 2014 RT @BestEarthPix: Lofoten, Norway. Photo by Daniel Kordan. http://t.co/onxSWABsNq
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From @haroldsmusic on Sat Apr 19 00:17:54 EDT 2014 RT @Earth_Pics: Lofoten, Norway. Photo by Daniel Kordan http://t.co/jpFj8JKlQq
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From @divaker01 on Sat Apr 19 00:16:52 EDT 2014 RT @BestEarthPix: Lofoten, Norway. Photo by Daniel Kordan. http://t.co/onxSWABsNq
From @_pinkfreckles on Sat Apr 19 00:16:41 EDT 2014 RT @BestEarthPix: Lofoten, Norway. Photo by Daniel Kordan. http://t.co/onxSWABsNq
From @kkclaw945 on Sat Apr 19 00:16:16 EDT 2014 RT @Earth_Pics: Lofoten, Norway. Photo by Daniel Kordan http://t.co/jpFj8JKlQq
From @Uwais_ahmed on Sat Apr 19 00:16:03 EDT 2014 RT @Earth_Pics: Lofoten, Norway. Photo by Daniel Kordan http://t.co/jpFj8JKlQq