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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: PolicyMicSat, 19 Apr 2014 12:39:32 -0700
A "Human Zoo" Is Opening in Norway, in the Name of Art

Some of the biggest cultural touchstones from a century ago still live on: the Titanic, the first crossword puzzle, the lead-up to World War I. But there are other equally important touchstones that we have forgotten about today. That's the case in ...   read full story


Publisher: UpperMichigansSource.comWed, 23 Apr 2014 00:41:15 -0700
Norway gets federal aid to help with water issues

The Michigan Democrat says that Norway is getting a $1.15 million grant and a $1.65 million loan through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's rural development program for wastewater improvements. Stabenow says the city also is getting a $2.81 million ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: ABC 10 News NOWTue, 22 Apr 2014 17:05:44 -0700
Norway to receive over $5 million for water system improvements read full story


Publisher: Views and News from NorwayTue, 22 Apr 2014 02:40:04 -0700
Norway sued for gender discrimination

?I am so disappointed in Norway!? Ewald told newspaper Dagsavisen. as her case got underway in a Minnesota court on Monday. ?I might have expected it from another country, but not from Norway. Norway goes around the world and supports equality in ...   read full story


Publisher: New York TimesSun, 20 Apr 2014 14:17:40 -0700
Norway Faces Germany in Dutch Tournament Finals

One of the biggest international junior events is the White House tournament held annually in the Netherlands. This year's ran from March 30 through April 4. Twenty-six teams from 21 countries competed. The USA-1 under-26 team for the World Youth Teams ...   read full story

Norway Tweets

From @SomaliSnob on Wed Apr 23 05:29:42 EDT 2014 @IanECox Norway helpfully offered to help Somalia give up coastline to help statoil. In oil bus no friends just folks with interests
From @NRC_Norway on Wed Apr 23 05:29:39 EDT 2014 Hold motet oppe @Kaassolini! Noe du trenger? Vann? Mat? Annen #nødhjelp? #elseforsyria #artistgalla
From @IntraFish on Wed Apr 23 05:29:38 EDT 2014 Salmon farmer acquires Ewos research site in Lonningdal, Norway http://t.co/nxNmwZmxNo
From @larseske on Wed Apr 23 05:29:30 EDT 2014 RT @MannfredNikolai: Norway?s Second Man Refuses to Meet the Dalai Lama, People React http://t.co/QBlcnOv7Oq http://t.co/wxvXsECL52
From @FredrikGiertsen on Wed Apr 23 05:29:23 EDT 2014 RT @MannfredNikolai Norway?s Second Man Refuses to Meet the Dalai Lama, People React http://t.co/NYnzh51DYW ? http://t.co/WBNFARZa3n
From @GONorwayDaily on Wed Apr 23 05:29:18 EDT 2014 Dhalinyarada Xisbiga Hanoolaato ee Oslo Norway 2012 http://t.co/sihfLHRwrI http://t.co/spd3IiY3SJ #norway
From @VisitOSLO on Wed Apr 23 05:29:17 EDT 2014 RT @eeiwale: First and only show in Oslo, Norway with our good friends in @ypofh! See us at The Revolver tonight :)
From @MaxTheTroll2014 on Wed Apr 23 05:28:53 EDT 2014 s p i n e | hamnøy, norway https://t.co/eikJxxbWhn
From @KellyODonnell11 on Wed Apr 23 05:28:52 EDT 2014 RT @Mysta: Hockey using Spain as economic analogy. Why not use Norway taxing all mining at 87% you two faced bumble headed discombobulating?
From @VieEstBella on Wed Apr 23 05:28:44 EDT 2014 Colors of Norway - Mountains http://t.co/B3Nkynokrg #photography #arts #inspiration
From @trendinaliaNO on Wed Apr 23 05:28:11 EDT 2014 19% of the Norway's Trends for Tuesday 22 were hashtags: http://t.co/11dt2RkXXO #trndnl
From @vanja180700 on Wed Apr 23 05:27:59 EDT 2014 You got a tattoo of a McDonald's receipt? http://t.co/UljzZ0aoPi
From @ndrededu on Wed Apr 23 05:27:48 EDT 2014 RT @RedHotSquirrel: Top performing European economies, 2014 (none in #Eurozone) +3.2% Poland +2.9% UK +2.7% Iceland +2.5% Sweden +2.1% Norw?
From @MalikAggs on Wed Apr 23 05:27:06 EDT 2014 @KyleKulinski If you want the American dream, move to Norway.
From @McSplurge on Wed Apr 23 05:26:56 EDT 2014 RT @UberFacts: Norway has no minimum wage, and McDonald?s workers make between 95 - 140+ kroner ($16-24 USD) per hour depending on their ag?