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Complete details about Norway in Europe with capital city Oslo

Country NameNorway (Norge)
Country CodeNOR
Capital CityOslo
RegionNordic Countries
Independence Year1905
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.caMon, 21 Jul 2014 10:49:52 -0700
Father in shock RCMP shot his son in Norway House

The special unit, from Alberta, is heading to Norway House Cree Nation to look into the matter, which happened Sunday during a baseball tournament in the community. Witnesses told CBC News the man, Evan Cromarty, who suffered non-life-threatening ...   read full story

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Publisher: APTN National NewsMon, 21 Jul 2014 17:08:07 -0700
4 gunshots, screams heard on video capturing moment RCMP officer shoots ... read full story
Publisher: Winnipeg Free PressMon, 21 Jul 2014 10:09:58 -0700
Alberta team to investigate Norway House shooting read full story
Publisher: CTV NewsMon, 21 Jul 2014 05:00:00 -0700
Man shot by RCMP officer: Norway House Chief read full story
Publisher: Globalnews.caMon, 21 Jul 2014 10:32:37 -0700
RCMP shoot man at of kids' baseball game in northern Manitoba read full story
Publisher: Indian Country Today Media NetworkMon, 21 Jul 2014 08:22:30 -0700
RCMP Shoot First Nations Man at Game read full story

Publisher: The Local.noTue, 22 Jul 2014 01:43:23 -0700
3 years on: Norway remembers Utøya

Across Norway's municipalities, wreaths will be laid down at memorial stones for the 77 people killed in the attacks on the government quarters and on Utøya island. In Trondheim, there will be a memorial ceremony in the city hall park at 2pm. The ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Nordic PageTue, 22 Jul 2014 05:33:45 -0700
Støre: This is a Day to Celebrate Diversity in Norway read full story

Publisher: Aljazeera.comTue, 22 Jul 2014 02:11:15 -0700
Has Norway reclaimed Utoya?

At approximately 5:20pm on Friday, July 22, 2011, after having attacked Oslo's main government buildings with a fertiliser bomb, Anders Behring Breivik arrived on the lake island of Utoya dressed as a policeman. Armed with a Glock pistol and a Ruger ...   read full story

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Publisher: TheNewsTribune.comTue, 22 Jul 2014 02:00:00 -0700
Norway honors victims of 2011 terror attacks read full story

Publisher: BloombergMon, 21 Jul 2014 15:15:31 -0700
Norway Prime Minister Joins Mourners Marking Breivik Attacks

Norway's Prime MinisterErna Solberg was among those attending memorial services as the nation marks the third anniversary of its bloodiest peace-time massacre on record. Mourners gathered at Oslo's Cathedral today to recall the attacks carried out by ...   read full story

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Publisher: ReutersSun, 20 Jul 2014 23:33:45 -0700
Norway, survivors still bear scars of Breivik shootings read full story
Publisher: The Malay Mail OnlineTue, 22 Jul 2014 01:26:15 -0700
Norway PM to attend Breivik massacre memorial read full story

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From @kennitala on Tue Jul 22 09:22:04 EDT 2014 Norway is turning captured carbon into fish food (Wired UK)
From @izzyreid1991 on Tue Jul 22 09:21:58 EDT 2014 Love the weather in Norway right now! 32°C in the shadows ain't exactly something we get every day!
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From @PrettyArtful on Tue Jul 22 09:21:41 EDT 2014 Pulpit Rock, Norway
From @Liam_Flo on Tue Jul 22 09:21:38 EDT 2014 An attractive Norwegian girl starting at my work today. I talked to her about Norway. 10 mins later she quit. Shes defs playing hard to get
From @TechFeeds_ on Tue Jul 22 09:21:26 EDT 2014 Norway confirms Barents Sea oil and gas find
From @sohaibkhan12 on Tue Jul 22 09:21:26 EDT 2014 Dr Mads Gilbert Doctor in Gaza from Norway Exposes & Slams Israel America & UK!
From @vincfalaise on Tue Jul 22 09:20:50 EDT 2014 RT @monicamilfxxx: So nice and hot in #norway today - I even think my #boobs started to sag in the sun what u think?
From @CRostvik on Tue Jul 22 09:20:39 EDT 2014 RT @SolheimDAC: 22 July today: Norway`s 911 when we remember the terror victims of Utøya + Oslo. Let us defeat racism, nazism and hate spee?
From @kroppzoich2011 on Tue Jul 22 09:20:39 EDT 2014 RT @dalFionavar: Today,#3years ago,on #22July2011 in #Oslo+#Utøya,#Norway #77people died. You remember,who they were? I do
From @bonerIucas on Tue Jul 22 09:20:26 EDT 2014 the weather has been so lovely in norway these past few days, which is why i've been so inactive
From @CRostvik on Tue Jul 22 09:20:15 EDT 2014 Three years since the massacre at Utøya, Norway. Love, hugs and lots of support to the families. #Norsk
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