Norway

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General Information

 

The Kingdom of Norway  

Location

Northern Europe

Border countries

Sweden, Finland, Russia

Area

385,252 km2

Population

4.7 million

Capital

Oslo

Official language

Norwegian

Administrative division

divided into nineteen first-level administrative counties

Political system

Constitutional monarchy

King

King Harald V

Prime minister

Erna Solberg

Parliament

The Norwegian Parliament has 169 representatives elected for four year term

Currency

Norwegian krone (NOK)

Time

CET (UTC+1)

Calling code

47

Internet TLD

.no

Electricity

230 V

Religion

Church of Norway 85.7%, Pentecostal 1%, Roman Catholic 1%, other Christian 2.4%, Muslim 1.8%, other 8.1%

Ethnic groups

81% Norwegians, 2% Sami, 17% other

International organisations

  • Member Council of Europe;
  • The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD);
  • The Council of the Baltic Sea States;
  • The International Organization for Migration and others.

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