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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: Aurora Beacon NewsThu, 30 Oct 2014 14:56:15 -0700
Pulse: Get Taste of Norway in Montgomery

The Polar Star Lodge Sons of Norway sponsors the event. The Sons of Norway is an international organization, with a local Montgomery branch. Their goal is to preserve Norwegian culture and heritage, and to provide financial resources to members who ...   read full story


Publisher: Wall Street JournalWed, 29 Oct 2014 11:22:30 -0700
Norway Faces New Economic Realities With Oil's Price Decline

Separately, Norway's $838 billion sovereign-wealth fund?the largest of its kind in the world that long has been fueled by oil revenues?said it achieved a slim 0.1% return on investments in the third quarter, thanks to a loss on its substantial ...   read full story


Publisher: Minneapolis Star TribuneTue, 28 Oct 2014 10:37:30 -0700
Norway's latest TV must: Watch a mountainside crumble live, but when?

HELSINKI ? Norway, which provided TV viewers with five hours of knitting live, showed a fire burning itself out and minute-by-minute salmon fishing, has found a new attraction ? a pending rockslide on a mountain. But no one knows when it will happen.   read full story

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Publisher: BBC NewsThu, 30 Oct 2014 03:30:00 -0700
Norwegian TV sets up webcam for 'imminent rockslide' read full story


Publisher: The Local.noWed, 29 Oct 2014 02:34:42 -0700
Severe flooding hits western Norway

Homes have been evacuated and people left stranded or homeless after major floods hit the west of Norway on Tuesday. Mannen avalanche: A mountain of chaos (28 Oct 14); Mount Mannen avalanche set to tumble on Tuesday (28 Oct 14); Nordic Nature ...   read full story

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Publisher: Views and News from NorwayWed, 29 Oct 2014 02:28:47 -0700
200 year flood hits west Norway towns read full story
Publisher: Focus NewsWed, 29 Oct 2014 05:45:00 -0700
Hundreds evacuated over floods in Norway read full story

Norway Tweets

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From @Carol_Lynnie on Fri Oct 31 01:22:50 EDT 2014 I know it's like 6 am in Norway but I wanna skype @KarmenWYL rn
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From @SulakAlNanna on Fri Oct 31 01:22:06 EDT 2014 RT @OMGFacts: 17 Reasons People Who Live In Norway Are The Luckiest Sons Of B*tches On Earth --> http://t.co/P4Di9y310w http://t.co/HUfJk3b?
From @Harald78 on Fri Oct 31 01:21:26 EDT 2014 RT @OMGFacts: 17 Reasons People Who Live In Norway Are The Luckiest Sons Of B*tches On Earth --> http://t.co/P4Di9y310w http://t.co/HUfJk3b?
From @petra5882 on Fri Oct 31 01:21:15 EDT 2014 RT @Earth_Pics: Northern Norway http://t.co/8X256FNtIi
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From @trendinaliaNO on Fri Oct 31 01:20:23 EDT 2014 1. #nrkdebatt 2. Takk 3. Norge 4. Norway 5. Telenor 2014/10/31 06:16 CET #trndnl http://t.co/aPCShmgmRE