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Geography Statistics of Norway

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Norway's Quick Facts

Land Area 304,282 km2
Water Area 19,520 km2
Total Area 323,802 km2
Population 5,265,158
Population Density 16.26 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $365.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $69,300
Currency Krone (NOK)
Largest Cities
  • Oslo (580,000)
  • Bergen (213,585)
  • Trondheim (147,139)
  • Stavanger (121,610)
  • Drammen (90,722)
  • Fredrikstad (72,760)
  • Kristiansand (63,814)
  • Sandnes (63,032)
  • Tromso (52,436)
  • Sarpsborg (52,159)
  • Coastline: 25,148 km which includes the mainland 2,650 km, as well as long fjords, numerous small islands, and minor indentations 22,498 km
  • Land Area:
    ( land) 117,483 sq miles (304,282 sq km)
    ( water) 7,537 sq miles (19,520 sq km)
    ( TOTAL) 125,020 sq miles (323,802 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: Norway is divided into nineteen counties, or administrative regions, and they include: Akershus, Aust-Agder, Buskerud, Finnmark, Hedmark, Hordaland, More og Romsdal, Nordland, Nord-Trondelag, Oppland, Oslo, Ostfold, Rogaland, Sogn og Fjordane, Sor-Trondelag, Telemark, Troms, Vest-Agder, and Vestfold
  • Regions Map
  • Regions (largest by pop.) Oslo, 600,000
  • Regions (largest by size) Finmark, 48,618 sq km
  • Horizontal Width: 304 km (188.8 miles) from the capital city of Oslo, west to Bergen
  • Vertical Length: 1,347 km (836.9 miles) from Hammerfest in the far north, then southwest to Bergen

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (3) Sweden, Finland and Russia
  • Geographic Center: 112 km (70 miles) northeast of Trondheim
  • Highest Point: Galdhopiggen (the highest peak in Scandinavia) is located in the Jotunheimen Mountain range, and stands at 2,469 meters (8,100 feet)
  • Lowest Point: Norwegian Sea, 0 meters
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