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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: The GuardianWed, 27 May 2015 15:50:43 -0700
Norway's $900bn sovereign wealth fund told to reduce coal assets

Norway's $900bn sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, should cut its exposure to the global coal industry and sell stakes in firms that focus on the sector, a key parliamentary committee said on Wednesday. The finance committee agreed in a ...   read full story

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Publisher: Financial TimesWed, 27 May 2015 15:13:26 -0700
Norway oil fund plans to withdraw from coal-burning utilities read full story
Publisher: ABC NewsThu, 28 May 2015 05:44:57 -0700
Norway Oil Fund to Slash Coal Investments read full story
Publisher: Business InsiderWed, 27 May 2015 20:33:45 -0700
Norway's sovereign wealth fund will sell off its coal assets read full story
Publisher: BloombergWed, 27 May 2015 23:16:56 -0700
Norway Wealth Fund Faces Ban on Investing in Coal Assets read full story


Publisher: TMZ.comWed, 27 May 2015 00:20:10 -0700
'Deadliest Catch' Star Sig Hansen -- The King Of Norway Has Crabs Because Of ...

0526-sig-hansens-discovery The King of Norway met with a Norwegian guy even more famous than him .... "Deadliest Catch" star Sig Hansen. King Harald V of Norway came face to face with Captain Hansen in a Seattle fishing village, where Sig graciously ...   read full story

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Publisher: Alaska Dispatch NewsWed, 27 May 2015 20:27:21 -0700
King of Norway urges Alaskans to prepare for Arctic warming read full story
Publisher: Miami HeraldWed, 27 May 2015 10:07:32 -0700
Norway's king opens Arctic drilling conference in Alaska read full story
Publisher: KTVA.com - Alaska News and WeatherWed, 27 May 2015 23:10:23 -0700
King of Norway says farewell to Alaska read full story


Publisher: The Times and DemocratWed, 27 May 2015 21:02:29 -0700
Robert Wesley Young -- Norway

Robert Wesley Young of Norway, entered heaven's gates on May 25, 2015. He was surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 29, at St. John's United Methodist Church in Norway, with the Rev. Neil Flowers officiating.   read full story


Publisher: Hollywood LifeWed, 27 May 2015 13:03:45 -0700
Beyonce & Jay Z Mobbed By Fans In Norway ? See The Terrifying Video

Oh the price of fame. Having millions of people around the world love and worship you means everywhere you go, throngs of fans will be waiting. So for Beyonce and Jay Z, that means double the mania. The couple learned this in Norway on May 27, and the ...   read full story

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Publisher: International Business TimesWed, 27 May 2015 06:07:30 -0700
Beyoncé, Jay Z Mobbed By Fans In Oslo, Norway read full story
Publisher: Gossip CopTue, 26 May 2015 16:19:50 -0700
Beyonce And Jay Z Get Mobbed By Fans Outside Tidal Headquarters In Norway ... read full story
Publisher: CocoafabWed, 27 May 2015 08:45:00 -0700
VIDEO: Jay-Z & Beyonce Pop Up At Tidal's Norway Office read full story
Publisher: New MagazineWed, 27 May 2015 00:52:30 -0700
Beyonce and Jay Z mobbed visiting Tidal headquarters in Norway read full story
Publisher: Yahoo7 NewsWed, 27 May 2015 01:37:30 -0700
Beyonce and Jay Z mobbed in Norway read full story
Publisher: Contactmusic.comWed, 27 May 2015 00:07:12 -0700
Beyonce And Jay Z Mobbed Visiting Tidal Headquarters In... read full story

Norway Tweets

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From @HatimbalochHb on Thu May 28 11:53:04 EDT 2015 Right now:Baloch activists n Canada & Norway are protesting against Pakistani nuclear tests in Balochistan #NoToNukesInBalochistan @AJStream
From @PablosAurora on Thu May 28 11:53:04 EDT 2015 RT @mjesusgz: Gamlehaugen by Rune Hansen - #photo #art #artwit #twitart #norway #fineart http://t.co/j0QARdwXH5
From @stringents on Thu May 28 11:52:57 EDT 2015 How expensive is Norway? Well this is duty free at their airport. (About 10NOK to the £) http://t.co/mgRRzwXVuX
From @kathryncporter on Thu May 28 11:52:55 EDT 2015 RT @BrahoBaloch: Right now: Baloch activists in Canada & Norway are protesting against Pakistani nuclear tests in Balochistan #NoToPakistan?
From @taraceagroup on Thu May 28 11:52:49 EDT 2015 @thfege /Thanks 4?RT ???#Norway
From @sportparadise on Thu May 28 11:52:43 EDT 2015 International Shipping! http://t.co/vG2oLefhkn #Serbia #Singapore #Slovakia #Nigeria #Norway #Oman #Panama #Peru http://t.co/kNon3d1rai
From @mulvey25 on Thu May 28 11:52:41 EDT 2015 RT @Sealy9: spending Thursday afternoon pricing out a trip to Austria and Norway isn't what I was expecting this morning #lufc
From @Mmarshmallowwww on Thu May 28 11:52:41 EDT 2015 RT @EarthPicturz: Norway at night http://t.co/2zIeglJ5xI
From @GailSquires on Thu May 28 11:52:41 EDT 2015 Inger in the Sunshine by Edvard Munch (Norway) http://t.co/qe43RHmXmx
From @TheCluelessMagi on Thu May 28 11:52:32 EDT 2015 RT @MysteryJ12: @TheCluelessMagi France UK Luxemburg Netherlands Russia Croatia Cuba Costa Rica New Zealand Australia Norway North Korea Sl?
From @mystifiedLaLa on Thu May 28 11:52:30 EDT 2015 RT @EarthPicturz: Norway at night http://t.co/2zIeglJ5xI
From @PashtunDN on Thu May 28 11:52:26 EDT 2015 RT @BrahoBaloch: Right now: Baloch activists in Canada & Norway are protesting against Pakistani nuclear tests in Balochistan #NoToPakistan?
From @castellanosce on Thu May 28 11:52:24 EDT 2015 RT @bestphotonature: Trondheim Norway by Knut Aage Dahl #photo #nature #landscape #???? #??????? #?????? #beautiful #pretty #beauty #photo ?