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About Norway

Norway is a country situated in the western part of the Peninsula of Scandinavia. The official name of Norway is The Kingdom of Norway. It is a Unitary Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy. The sheer beauty of landscapes, hill regions, and cultural heritages of the country never fail to attract the visitors.


Currency :

Norwegian Krone (NOK)

Area :

385,252 square kilometers (148,746 square miles)

Population :

5,033,675 (approx)

Language :

Norwegian (official)

Calling Code :

+47

Time Zone :

CET (UTC+1)
Summer (DST) - CEST (UTC+2)


Climate & Geography

The rainfall is lesser and winters are colder in the southeastern parts of Norway than the southern and western parts of the country. The lowlands surrounding Oslo experience cold and snowy winters, but have the warmest and sunniest summers. There are large, seasonal deviations in daylight because of Norway's high latitude. From May end to July end, the sun never sets completely in the north of the Arctic Circle (It is said for Norway-"Land of the Midnight Sun"), and the rest of the country experiences around 20 hours of daylight per day. On the contrary, from November end to January end, the sun never rises.

Norway lies in between latitude and longitude 59°56?N 10°41?E.

Suitable Visiting Seasons : The best time to visit Norway is between May and September, i.e., during the summer season.

Territory & Capital : Norway shares a long border in the east with Sweden, in the northeastern part it is bordered by Finland and Russia; it is bordered by the Skagerrak Strait across from Denmark in the south. The country’s extensive coastline touches the Barents Sea, and North Atlantic Ocean. The capital of Norway is Oslo.

Transportation

Airlines, Railways, Ships and Road transports are available in Norway for transportation.


Tourist & Immigration Info

Contact the nearest embassy of Norway for updated details on the requirements for obtaining visa.


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