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Physical Map of Norway showing relief, international boundaries, major rivers, mountain ranges, extreme points, important cities, islands, etc.
Where is 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 (1,041,378)
  • Animal: Moose
  • Bird: Dipper
  • Flag of Norway
  • 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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