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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 HinduFri, 24 Oct 2014 11:11:15 -0700
Norway: the road to a sustainable economy

If forewarned is forearmed, Norway has a pretty big arsenal. Oil discovery in the 1960s made the country one of the richest in the world with high wages and free education. In fact, it is still very much a part of the oil age with about 70 per cent of ...   read full story


Publisher: RIA NovostiSat, 25 Oct 2014 04:15:00 -0700
Lavrov Lays Wreath at WWII Memorial in Norway

Russia and Norway continue to meet in the framework of the eight-member Arctic Council, the Barents Euro-Arctic Council (BEAC), the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS), as well as the Northern Dimension forum, all with a particular emphasis on the ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: ITAR-TASSSat, 25 Oct 2014 00:18:45 -0700
Moscow seeks further dialogue with Norway on wide range of issues - Lavrov ... read full story
Publisher: Journal of Turkish WeeklyFri, 24 Oct 2014 22:26:15 -0700
Lavrov: Russia hopes its cooperation with Norway broadens in near future read full story


Publisher: The Week MagazineWed, 22 Oct 2014 06:52:30 -0700
Why is the Pentagon stuffing caves in Norway full of tanks?

The American military storehouses in Norway have all the other basic equipment a Marine Expeditionary Brigade needs to get up and running. A MEB can range in size from 14,000 to 18,000 people and includes tanks, helicopters and fighter jets.   read full story


Publisher: Transworld SnowboardingThu, 23 Oct 2014 07:37:30 -0700
Find Snowboarding : NORWAY

For the third Find Snowboarding trip Rome Snowboards set-out on a European road trip with a destination of Norway. Generally speaking road trips have pretty clear objectives, get from point A to point B with minimum pitstops. This is not your typical ...   read full story

Norway Tweets

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From @caecilia_20 on Sat Oct 25 10:30:26 EDT 2014 RT @EarthPixHD: Senja, Norway http://t.co/KbVY2GBBqW
From @rttlundman on Sat Oct 25 10:30:26 EDT 2014 RT @rlgrpch: #Norge igen.. - #Moscow understands that #Norway joined anti-#Russia'n #sanctions under pressure-#Lavrov http://t.co/3fSxKeVPM?
From @ahmet38kartal on Sat Oct 25 10:30:23 EDT 2014 RT @TravelYnature: "@Jlee0097: Måbødalen, Norway http://t.co/PGqITpIQg2"
From @nanathilima on Sat Oct 25 10:30:10 EDT 2014 RT @Imaginedragons: on a boat in Norway. Hove Fest tomorrow. get it http://t.co/aOQcLp14xb
From @norway_narikiri on Sat Oct 25 10:30:03 EDT 2014 @Verlobte_ ???????????
From @Holmzey_42 on Sat Oct 25 10:29:59 EDT 2014 RT @BestEarthPix: Beauty of Norway http://t.co/6XM39mtTFd
From @httpxross on Sat Oct 25 10:29:45 EDT 2014 @httpxross the things you get to see in norway man
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From @GlynysK on Sat Oct 25 10:29:28 EDT 2014 RT @BestEarthPix: Beauty of Norway http://t.co/6XM39mtTFd
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From @Naomi74195394 on Sat Oct 25 10:28:46 EDT 2014 RT @CanadaGross: Norway night club bans #CanadaGoose coats b/c they don't want to promote animal cruelty. http://t.co/FbIJviYmFh #canadadou?