Pictures from around in Norway
Largest cities: Oslo , Bergen , Stavanger, Bodø , Tromsø, Trondheim
Language: Bokmal Norwegian (official), Nynorsk Norwegian (official), small Sami- and Finnish-speaking minorities
Area: 324,220 sq km
Boundaries: Situated in Northern Europe, bordering the North Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. Land boundaries with Sweden, Finland and Russia.
Population: 4,593,041 (July 2005 est.)
Currency: Norwegian krone (NOK)
Climate: temperate along coast, modified by North Atlantic Current; colder interior with increased precipitation and colder summers; rainy year-round on the west coast
Highest and lowest: lowest point: Norwegian Sea 0 m highest point: Galdhopiggen 2,469 m
Natural resources: petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, titanium, pyrites, nickel, fish, timber, hydropower
Etnical groups: Norwegian, Sami (20,000)
Religions: Church of Norway 85.7%, Pentecostal 1%, Roman Catholic 1%, other Christian 2.4%, Muslim 1.8%, other 8.1% (2004)
Internet country code: .no
Health- and foodconditions: good
Electricity: 220 V
Creditcards: VISA, Mastercard, American Express
Transportation: Very well developted, but quite expensive.
Emergency phone: 112
National holidays: Constitution Day, 17 May (1814),
Visa and passport rules: http://www.norway.info/
Norwegian Embassy / Consulate: http://www.norway.info/
Other advice for travellers:
Alle rettigheter reservert.(c) org nr. 986784993 MerOm.no.