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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: Daily MailMon, 08 Feb 2016 08:07:30 -0800
'Well known sexual offenders' are visiting Norway's migrant centres to carry ...

Well known sex offenders have been visiting migrant centres and carrying out vile sex attacks on vulnerable under-age asylum seekers in Norway. The shocking revelations were uncovered by Norway's National Criminal Investigation Service (Kripos), who ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Local.noMon, 08 Feb 2016 01:00:00 -0800
Sexual criminals prey on Norway's asylum centres read full story


Publisher: Business StandardMon, 08 Feb 2016 01:22:30 -0800
Norway hopes to attract four Indian film projects every year

"Norway was an unexplored destination for many Indian travellers until a couple of years ago. However, the prospect of seeing fjords, the Midnight Sun and Northern Lights is now drawing many tourists from India to Norway. And, the more these locations ...   read full story


Publisher: IHS Jane's 360Mon, 08 Feb 2016 04:03:51 -0800
Norway completes first phase of NH90 programme

In the coast guard role eight of Norway's NH90s will be operated by 337 Squadron from Bardufoss Air Station near Tromsø, while ASW, anti-surface vessel warfare (ASuW), and other maritime tasks are to be flown by 334 Squadron either from Bardufoss or ...   read full story

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Publisher: Vertical Magazine (press release)Mon, 08 Feb 2016 06:26:15 -0800
NHI delivers the sixth NH90 to Norway read full story
Publisher: Naval TechnologyMon, 08 Feb 2016 05:07:30 -0800
Norway receives sixth NH90 helicopter from NHIndustries read full story


Publisher: Financial TimesSun, 07 Feb 2016 07:56:15 -0800
Norway's oil fund urges US banks to split CEO-chairman role

Yngve Slyngstad, chief executive of Norway's $810bn fund, said that while the battle to split the roles in many US companies could take a generation, it was ?not in a sustainable position?. ?There is a special consideration for banks given that history ...   read full story

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Publisher: International Business TimesSun, 07 Feb 2016 14:10:01 -0800
US Banks To Split CEO-Chairman Role? Norway Oil Fund Urges Post-Crisis Changes read full story

Norway Tweets

From @Biiby on Mon Feb 08 13:37:48 EST 2016 These men in #Kenya beating women should visit #Rwanda or #Norway. #feminism #misogyn #misandry
From @AlexandruCrush on Mon Feb 08 13:37:47 EST 2016 @HayesGrier are you Coming to Norway this year? #AskHayes x6
From @AlexandruCrush on Mon Feb 08 13:37:38 EST 2016 @HayesGrier are you Coming to Norway this year? #AskHayes x5
From @VladimirMeDa on Mon Feb 08 13:37:35 EST 2016 RT @Fascinatingpics: Winter morning in Norway https://t.co/LHVO40f0Oi
From @AlexandruCrush on Mon Feb 08 13:37:30 EST 2016 @HayesGrier are you Coming to Norway this year? #AskHayes x4
From @meganelyse92 on Mon Feb 08 13:37:24 EST 2016 RT @ThatsEarth: Glacial Waterfalls in Svalbard, Norway https://t.co/irvJBQ8vwk
From @AlexandruCrush on Mon Feb 08 13:37:23 EST 2016 @HayesGrier are you Coming to Norway this year? #AskHayes x3
From @simond on Mon Feb 08 13:37:20 EST 2016 RT @WordCampNorway: WordCamp Norway 2016 speakers announced! #WCNO https://t.co/RtSE20ELkg
From @AlexandruCrush on Mon Feb 08 13:37:11 EST 2016 @HayesGrier are you Coming to Norway this year? #AskHayes x2
From @AlexandruCrush on Mon Feb 08 13:37:02 EST 2016 @HayesGrier are you Coming to Norway this year? #AskHayes x1
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From @ppppost2 on Mon Feb 08 13:36:38 EST 2016 You don't have to agree with her to be impressed by @erna_solberg on @BBC #HARDtalk : https://t.co/b2TKUeu8WM via @bbciplayer
From @nimustan7088 on Mon Feb 08 13:36:28 EST 2016 RT @thenation: After I Lived in Norway, America Felt Backward. Here?s Why. https://t.co/NN2AJO1AuI
From @Saba_Noor10 on Mon Feb 08 13:35:58 EST 2016 RT @_ahsanR: Evening Lights of Alesund, Norway #photo Anton Cruz https://t.co/xNq5ExpXn8
From @AlexBracetti on Mon Feb 08 13:35:54 EST 2016 Architectural Artifacts (via Phlegm)...#artwork #norway #moss #skeletons #architecture #creative? https://t.co/E1gEeojj8Q