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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: MashableTue, 16 Sep 2014 12:52:30 -0700
Photographer Stunned by Family Placing Baby on a Cliff Edge in Norway

Preikestolen, also known as Pulpit Rock, is one of the most popular destinations in southern Norway: The cliff rises about 2,000 feet above a long and narrow fjord. Hiker Fred Sirevåg was taking in the view when he saw parents let their baby get so ...   read full story

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Publisher: NEWS.com.auWed, 17 Sep 2014 02:11:34 -0700
Would you put a baby here? read full story
Publisher: Daily MailTue, 16 Sep 2014 06:55:33 -0700
Photo shows moment family allows baby to crawl to edge of Pulpit Rock ... read full story
Publisher: MetroTue, 16 Sep 2014 23:19:20 -0700
Shocking moment baby crawls on 2000ft cliff edge while parents take photos read full story
Publisher: BabyCenter (blog)Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:47:07 -0700
Parents' crazy cliff photo-op: Terrifying or no big deal? read full story
Publisher: News24Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:43:28 -0700
PIC: Parents look on as baby crawls close to cliff edge read full story


Publisher: New York TimesWed, 17 Sep 2014 02:45:00 -0700
Norway to Launch IPO of State-Owned Property Company

?Entra is a one of Norway's leading and largest real estate companies, and is operating on a commercial basis in full competition with other real estate companies in a well-functioning market,? Monica Mæland, the minister of Trade, Industry and ...   read full story

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Publisher: Wall Street JournalWed, 17 Sep 2014 01:26:15 -0700
Norway to List Real-Estate Company Entra read full story
Publisher: ReutersTue, 16 Sep 2014 23:11:15 -0700
Norway govt prepares for Entra IPO read full story


Publisher: MarketWatchMon, 15 Sep 2014 09:47:49 -0700
Scottish separatists revisit an oil-fueled playbook from Norway

What gives Norway the confidence and clout to remain one of Europe's outsiders? Oil. While it's a small nation (there are only about five million Norwegians), it is also one of the world's biggest net exporters of oil, with almost all of it flowing ...   read full story

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Publisher: CBC.caWed, 17 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0700
What Scotland independence crusader Alex Salmond learned from Quebec read full story


Publisher: Toronto StarSun, 14 Sep 2014 05:01:31 -0700
For oil-rich Norway, it's not easy being green

?What's happened during the past 10 or 15 years is that the whole energy sector, and our knowledge about how energy affects our climate, have changed a lot,? says Ingrid Lomelde, who heads the World Wildlife Fund's climate and energy team in Norway.   read full story

Norway Tweets

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