- Animal: Moose
- Bird: Dipper
- Coat of Arms:
- Coat of Arms: The National Coat of Arms
dates from the Middle Ages and features an upright, yellow crowned lion
rampant, holding a white and yellow axe on a red, triangle-shaped field.
It's one of the oldest in all of Europe and originated as a personal coat of arms for the royal family. After slight adjustments over time, the current version shown was approved by the King of Norway on May 20, 1992.
- Flag of Norway
- Flower: Purple Heather
- Fish: Cod
- Motto: None official, but the King's Motto, "Alt for Norge" (All for Norway) is a popular option.
- National Anthem: "Ja, vi elsker dette landet" (Yes, We Love This Country), Music composed by Rikard Nordraak, and lyrics written by Bjornstjerne Bjornson, one of Norway's great poets.
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