Kingdom of Norway (Kongeriket Norge)
Official language: Norwegian
Monarchy: Prime Minister and Parliament (Storting) of 165 members. The country is divided into 19 counties.
The voting age is 18. Norway is
not a member of the European Union, but it is a member of NATO.
Area: 240,496 sq. miles. Coastline - 1647
Elevation: Highest: Galdhoppigen,
8100 feet above sea level. Lowest: Sea level along the coast.
persons per sq. mile; 74 percent urban, 26 percent rural.
Economy: Agriculture - barley, hay,
livestock, milk, oats, potatoes. Fishing - capelin, cod, herring, mackerel. Forestry - timber. Manufacturing -
processed foods, refined petroleum products, ships, wood pulp and paper.
Mining - ilmenite, iron ore, lead, molybdenite, petroleum and natural
gas, pyrites, zinc.
"Ja, vi elsker dette
("Yes, We Love This Land").
National holiday: Constitution Day, May 17
More about Norway
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