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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: Middle East MonitorMon, 26 Jan 2015 01:45:00 -0800
Norway FM: Palestinian-Israeli talks expected after Knesset elections

Norway's Foreign Minister Borge Brende Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende said yesterday that the Palestinian-Israeli peace talks could resume after the Israeli general election scheduled in March. In exclusive comments made to the Anadolu Agency ...   read full story


Publisher: Gatestone InstituteSat, 24 Jan 2015 01:56:15 -0800
Norway: The People's Revolution vs. The "Religion of Peace"

In Norway's educational system, history is not a valued subject. It is included under either "Social Studies" or "Norwegian." Many Norwegians are therefore unaware how their society and democracy were formed, or of the enormous prices paid to attain them.   read full story


Publisher: SBSMon, 26 Jan 2015 04:56:15 -0800
Swedish champions Malmo snap up Norway midfielder Eikrem

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A busy transfer period for Swedish champions Malmo FF continued on Monday with the signing of Norway midfielder Magnus Wolff Eikrem, a free agent who last played for Cardiff City. Source: Reuters. 26 Jan 2015 - 11:56 PM ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: SuperSportMon, 26 Jan 2015 04:33:45 -0800
Malmo snap up Norway star Eikrem read full story


Publisher: The Times and DemocratSun, 25 Jan 2015 21:05:09 -0800
Caeser Robinson - Norway

Funeral services for Mr. Caeser Robinson of 8894 Savannah Highway, Norway, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at Bushy Pond Baptist Church, Norway. The Rev. Dr. Charles Tyler and the Rev. Wendell Johnson will officiate the services.   read full story

Norway Tweets

From @JeromeShaw on Mon Jan 26 15:24:24 EST 2015 RT @Tripfania: Lodalen, Norway #holiday #adventure http://t.co/3rR7DWSwRs
From @MilleFridh on Mon Jan 26 15:24:07 EST 2015 @TheMattEspinosa COME TO NORWAY! I need you ?
From @NorwayFashion on Mon Jan 26 15:23:45 EST 2015 RT @NorwayAtHome: Reach for the light! It's worth the effort. #Norway http://t.co/OrUNqGQJxS
From @NorwayFashion on Mon Jan 26 15:23:45 EST 2015 RT @NorwayAtHome: Beautiful details on a pocket flap of a bunad piece from Gudbrandsdalen. #Norway #bunad http://t.co/CyLxIntR4g
From @InesMslh on Mon Jan 26 15:23:35 EST 2015 RT @CestFouLaVie: Aurore boréale dans le ciel de Norvège/Aurora Borealis in the skies of Norway http://t.co/mlwsKYdHHg
From @TheBayne on Mon Jan 26 15:23:33 EST 2015 Coming soon... the world's smallest product launch (307 residents of the tiny fishing village of Reine, Norway) http://t.co/DotNFMvW0o
From @HttpIxrry on Mon Jan 26 15:23:27 EST 2015 @IRealLIAMslover I used to live in Tanzania so I'm actually used to the African climate, luckily. You should travel to Norway :)
From @Bilel_Khsm on Mon Jan 26 15:23:08 EST 2015 RT @CestFouLaVie: Aurore boréale dans le ciel de Norvège/Aurora Borealis in the skies of Norway http://t.co/mlwsKYdHHg
From @ismyhero_ on Mon Jan 26 15:23:04 EST 2015 "@BEAUTIFULPlCS: Lake Lovatnet in #Norway. http://t.co/1bfoLxy14A"
From @danielfae on Mon Jan 26 15:23:02 EST 2015 .@DesignUXUI Hello west and east coast, greetings from Norway. #Snowmageddon2015 http://t.co/A7yy1Ph4Du
From @congrus on Mon Jan 26 15:22:47 EST 2015 Aurora, Norway. http://t.co/Vx60SxELl8
From @marcocattaneo on Mon Jan 26 15:22:38 EST 2015 RT @PaulNicklen: Photo by @paulnicklen for @lynseyaddario and @sealegacy1 with cristinamittermeier Svalbard, Norway is? http://t.co/p4JQ7Rz?
From @MarianneEjder on Mon Jan 26 15:22:19 EST 2015 RT @NationalBishop: Pray with the WCC: This week we pray with the people & churches in #Denmark, #Finland, #Iceland, #Norway, and #Sweden. ?
From @NorwayAtHome on Mon Jan 26 15:21:29 EST 2015 Reach for the light! It's worth the effort. #Norway http://t.co/OrUNqGQJxS
From @kmitsiko on Mon Jan 26 15:21:20 EST 2015 RT @Tripfania: Lodalen, Norway #holiday #adventure http://t.co/3rR7DWSwRs