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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: CBC.caFri, 24 Apr 2015 12:52:30 -0700
IPC sledge hockey worlds: Czech Republic vs. Norway

Canada, the reigning world champion, is joined in Group A by the Czech Republic, Japan, and Norway. Group B features the reigning world silver medallist and back-to-back Olympic Champion USA, reigning world bronze medallist, Russia, as well as Italy ...   read full story

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Publisher: OregonLive.comSat, 25 Apr 2015 12:41:15 -0700
Offbeat: Worms rain down on Norway, and more proof that the end is near

Backing up our apocalypse theory is the rain of worms that hit Norway. The theory here is that a storm picked them up and dropped them on the unsuspecting Norwegians. Apparently this sort of thing happens from time to time. Sort of like cows eating sheep.   read full story


Publisher: Madison.comThu, 23 Apr 2015 14:40:53 -0700
Stave church at Little Norway a step closer to heading back to its Norwegian ...

Oddmund Stenset, right, of Norway, talks about the relief carvings on the exterior doorway that his wife's grandfather had carved in the 1890s. Stenset is joined by Ansgar Selstoe, left, of Norway, and Scott Winner, who owns the church and the Little ...   read full story

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Publisher: WKOWThu, 23 Apr 2015 16:26:15 -0700
Norwegian delegates travel to Blue Mounds to bring 122-year-old building back ... read full story


Publisher: Alaska Dispatch NewsSat, 25 Apr 2015 20:00:00 -0700
Russia: Norway has no right to stop anyone from visiting Svalbard

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin's visit to Svalbard on Saturday has created diplomatic tensions between Norway and Russia. Rogozin is on the list of sanctioned Russian individuals and is consequently a persona non grata on Norwegian soil.   read full story

Norway Tweets

From @EarthPix on Sun Apr 26 16:56:18 EDT 2015 Fjords, Norway. Photo by Per Eide. http://t.co/gmIo76MJyK
From @Freewifi4Jai on Sun Apr 26 16:56:08 EDT 2015 List to do if the boys coming back to Norway : -gym everyday -solarium 2 times the week -hide my face -do something that makes me look good
From @FootbllSayings on Sun Apr 26 16:56:07 EDT 2015 This Prison in Norway is Nicer Than Your House http://t.co/dgrb27zSis http://t.co/FAP3zGIEP9
From @gianorio65 on Sun Apr 26 16:56:00 EDT 2015 RT @CoolWaIIpapers: Frozen cabin in Norway http://t.co/FxhA5d3kYS
From @Fireflyofwinter on Sun Apr 26 16:55:26 EDT 2015 RT @ThatsSoIrish: Here's what they're Googling about us in Norway; http://t.co/XWj4OrEsR8
From @NikoTheFarmer on Sun Apr 26 16:55:16 EDT 2015 RT @2APatriot2100: Deport problem muslims n& their families like Norway did to remove criminal filth! https://t.co/0bhTBaL30z
From @2APatriot2100 on Sun Apr 26 16:55:02 EDT 2015 Deport problem muslims n& their families like Norway did to remove criminal filth! https://t.co/0bhTBaL30z
From @Ashton_ma_babe on Sun Apr 26 16:54:55 EDT 2015 RT @5SOSKatarina: @EuropeTeam5SOS may 14th in Norway
From @BillyBush7 on Sun Apr 26 16:54:46 EDT 2015 Towards live an exile adit norway-vre en innvandrer mind norge: eTBrWTNG
From @getautomation on Sun Apr 26 16:54:45 EDT 2015 The world's most beautiful voyage, in search of a glimpse of the ever-elusive midnight sun http://t.co/RJ1xF3DDtr
From @liznator on Sun Apr 26 16:54:44 EDT 2015 RT @CodySimpson: Spontaneous bar gig in Oslo Norway. VIBING! where there are instruments we had to get up and jam http://t.co/gqZyoftbzd
From @surfersofcody on Sun Apr 26 16:54:42 EDT 2015 RT @CodySimpson: Spontaneous bar gig in Oslo Norway. VIBING! where there are instruments we had to get up and jam http://t.co/gqZyoftbzd
From @owleyessocial on Sun Apr 26 16:54:38 EDT 2015 The world's most beautiful voyage, in search of a glimpse of the ever-elusive midnight sun http://t.co/j6f1NQ1vUY
From @SuggNews on Sun Apr 26 16:54:36 EDT 2015 RT @elinetu: @SuggNews I pre ordered it from Norway