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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: Los Angeles TimesWed, 29 Jul 2015 08:02:11 -0700
Name a ship and you could win a coastal tour of Norway

It also needs to work with the current naming structure of other ships, which include natural phenomena (MS Nordlys, for example, means Northern lights), places on the itineraries (such as the MS Trollfjord) or the names of famous people (such as ...   read full story


Publisher: BloombergWed, 29 Jul 2015 22:48:45 -0700
Norway Rate Cut Scrapped as Krone-Slump Relieves Pressure

Of the most-traded rich-world currencies, none has fared worse over the past year than Norway's krone. Thanks to a 50 percent plunge in the price of oil in 2014, investors have been dumping the currency of western Europe's biggest crude producer.   read full story


Publisher: Minneapolis Star TribuneMon, 27 Jul 2015 17:56:15 -0700
Sons of Norway CEO Heiberg is Norway's new consul general

Eivind Heiberg was named Monday to the honorary post by Kåre Aas, Norway's ambassador to the United States, who flew in from Washington, D.C. Heiberg takes on the duties Sept. 1, after current honorary consul general Gary Gandrud decided to step ...   read full story


Publisher: New York Daily NewsTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:47:02 -0700
Norway man avoids $36.5K lap dance bill after court rules he was drugged in ...

A man who ran up a staggering $36,500 lap dance bill in one night at a Polish strip club will avoid paying after a court in Norway ruled that he had been drugged. A judge has ruled that the bill should instead be paid by his bank after it decided he ...   read full story

Norway Tweets

From @Meer1Yar on Thu Jul 30 06:06:39 EDT 2015 RT @EarthPixDaiIy: Norway http://t.co/hR1Iy7pYNj
From @arcticstartup on Thu Jul 30 06:06:19 EDT 2015 We got an update from #Norway: @Futurehome closes ?1,25 million funding round after successful #crowfunding campaign http://t.co/qgJTsYp6mX
From @FitNewYear on Thu Jul 30 06:06:04 EDT 2015 Four monsters: David Fenty (USA)Darren Ball (UK)Ole Kristian Vaga (Norway)José Huerta (Mexico) http://t.co/w3voxq3wYW
From @NorwayHitSongs on Thu Jul 30 06:06:03 EDT 2015 Dagens hit YouTube Video i Norge.(Today's hit YouTube Video in Norway.)?The Weeknd?'s ?Can't Feel My Face? http://t.co/GpC343pGsn
From @bethancorlett on Thu Jul 30 06:05:56 EDT 2015 Today @toriakee and I learnt about Fjords. http://t.co/Lvj8uqr3Hs and have decided we need a holiday to Norway.
From @lntoxicatedmatt on Thu Jul 30 06:05:51 EDT 2015 RT @AllThingsJacks: Jack Gilinsky via Instagram: "Made a new friend from Norway today at the beach! sorry I barely got you in the..." http:?
From @tiedsivan on Thu Jul 30 06:05:43 EDT 2015 @tamponoakley oops its 12:05 pm** anyways NORWAY
From @NordicStaff on Thu Jul 30 06:05:36 EDT 2015 Nordic Sales Managers ? Denmark ? Norway ? Sweden ? Consumer Electronics http://t.co/gGzwIljYGz
From @NordicStaff on Thu Jul 30 06:05:34 EDT 2015 New post: Nordic Sales Managers ? Denmark ? Norway ? Sweden ? Consumer Electronics http://t.co/gGzwIlBA59 #jobs
From @baiaz on Thu Jul 30 06:05:33 EDT 2015 Need Pictures from Norway or video Clip - Check out mine - http://t.co/NVrRcqVtgD
From @vegbjo on Thu Jul 30 06:05:24 EDT 2015 uten å ha call på alt som har vært av spillere i godset, men gibraltar har vel ikke vært innom oss fra før? http://t.co/u0QR9o7fU8
From @whatwilsonwants on Thu Jul 30 06:04:57 EDT 2015 Detail of a door--wood and iron blogbyjoyce: Gol Stavkirke, Norway http://t.co/y0dq6PJF3p
From @ritamay1 on Thu Jul 30 06:04:45 EDT 2015 RT @craigchek: #Photography #Rafting in Norway. http://t.co/Vphdr3DANy http://t.co/HMSVeWpgRw
From @Shaina_Jade on Thu Jul 30 06:04:43 EDT 2015 Visa application done. Sat in the VFS centre for half an hour before person working the Norway desk had to be called to come to her desk.
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