Norway


Currency

The official currency of Norway is Krone (sign: kr, code: NOK).

Capital

Oslo

Location

Norway is located in Europe.


Norway Location

Population

Estimated population (2010): 5,165,000

Estimated population (2000): 4,491,000

Estimated population (1950): 3,265,000

Estimated population (1900): 2,231,000

Flag


Norway Flag

Economy

Norway has a developed mixed economy and very high standard of living (compared to rest of the world) with a strong welfare system. This has been achieved by a robust growth since the start of the industrial era. Much of Norway's economic growth is a result of abundance of natural resources, including petroleum exploration and production, hydroelectric power, and fisheries. Public sector in Norway is among the largest in the world as a percentage of the overall gross domestic product.
Main exports of Norway are: petroleum and petroleum products, machinery and equipment, metals, chemicals, ships, fish.


The most popular places in Norway among international travellers

Voringfossen

Voringfossen
Geirangerfjord

Geirangerfjord
Bryggen

Bryggen