Norway

Norway officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northwestern Europe whose core territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula.Norway has a total area of 385,252 square kilometres (148,747 sq mi) and a population of 5,302,778 (as of April 2018). The country shares a long eastern border with Sweden (1,619 km or 1,006 mi long). Norway is bordered by Finland and Russia to the north-east.King Harald V of the Dano-German House of Glücksburg is the current King of Norway. The country has the fourth-highest per capita income in the world on the World Bank and IMF lists.


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Population 5.3 mill
Currency Norwegian krona (NOK)
Time zone UTC+1 (+2 during summer)
Driving site Right
Country code (+47)
Capital Oslo
Language Norwegian

Places in Norway

Norway officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northwestern Europe whose core territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula

Kabelvåg

Kabelvåg is a village in Vågan Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on the southern shore of the island of Austvågøya in the Lofoten archipelago. Kabelvåg lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) to the southwest of the town of Svolvær, the admi...

Kristiansand

Kristiansand, historically Christianssand and Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. It is the fifth largest city in Norway and the municipality is the sixth largest in Norway, with a population of 88,598 as of June 2016. In addition to the...

Laukvik i Lofoten

Laukvik or Laukvika is a village in Vågan Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The fishing village is located along the Norwegian Sea on the northwestern shore of the island of Austvågøya, just west of the village of Straumnes. Together, Laukvik and S...

Nusfjord

Nusfjord is a fishing village in Flakstad Municipality in Lofoten in Nordland county, Norway. The village lies on the southern shore of the island of Flakstadøya, along the Vestfjorden. Photo by Pascal Debrunner

Oslo

Oslo is the capital and the most populous city in Norway. It constitutes both a county and a municipality. Founded in the year 1040, and established as a "kaupstad" or trading place in 1048 by King Harald III, the city was elevated to a bishopric in 1070...

Reine

Reine is the administrative centre of Moskenes Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The fishing village is located on the island of Moskenesøya in the Lofoten archipelago, above the Arctic Circle, about 300 kilometres (190 mi) southwest of the town of...

Sandefjord

Sandefjord is a city and municipality in Vestfold County, Norway. The administrative center of the municipality is the city of Sandefjord. The municipality of Sandefjord was established on January 1, 1838. The municipality of Sandar was merged into the mu...

Sørkjosen

Sørkjosen is a village Nordreisa Municipality in Troms county, Norway. The village is located along the shores of the Reisafjorden about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) northwest of the municipal center of Storslett. Sørkjosen has many industries including fishing,...

Stavanger

Stavanger is a city and municipality in Norway. It is the third largest city and metropolitan area in Norway (through conurbation with neighbouring Sandnes) and the administrative centre of Rogaland county. The municipality is the fourth most populous in...

Guides in Norway

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Kristjan Logason

@kristjanlogason

I have knowledge about the country and the land, its peculiarities and its pearls and have a good foundational knowledge about photography a...

Ragnar Palsson

@ragnarfp

Ragnar is 46 year old man with long experience in the travel industry and runs the tourist information in Henningsvær Lofoten. I guide to...

Romain Gillet

@bergenprivatedriverguide

"Heia" and welcome to Norway! My name is Romain and I am an authorized guide and driver offering guided tours in and around the beautiful ci...

Haukur Viðar Jónsson

@haukur

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