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

Svolvær

Svolvær is the administrative centre of Vågan Municipality in Nordland County, Norway. It is located on the island of Austvågøya in the Lofoten archipelago, along the Vestfjorden. The 2.37-square-kilometre (590-acre) town has a population (2018) of 4,720...

Trondheim

The city is wonderful and full of life! Trondheim is a popular university city so the streets are often full of joyful students living their dream. The main industry consists of fishery and oil production. Trondheim is actually the main area for oil produ...

Vossavangen

Vossevangen or Voss is the administrative centre of Voss municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village lies on the northeastern shore of the lake Vangsvatnet in the central part of the municipality, about 100 kilometres (62 mi) east of the city...

Guides in Norway

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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...

Trond Eiksund

@trond

I was born i Norway in 1967. When starting school I was asked what i was going to do when I grow up. Instead of the typical answers of polic...

Haukur Viðar Jónsson

@haukur

SmartGuide CEO. Ask me anything about the project or life in general. Want a tour around the startup scene in Iceland? I'm your guide! :) I...

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...