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Motto : All for Norway (the King's motto)


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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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Norway - Physical geography

Area : 324 220 Km2
Water : 5 %
Lands under cultivation : 3 %
Forests : 29 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Norvegian Sea)
Max. Height : 2469 m (Galdhopiggen)


Norway - Climate
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Temperatures °C (degrees Celsius) in Oslo
Rainfall (mm) in Oslo
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Norway - People
Nationality : Norwegian
Main language(s) : Bokmaar (Norvegian), Nynorsk

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Population (2005) : 4 605 000 people
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Density : 14 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 1.8 children / woman
Life expectancy : 80 years
Urban population : 80 %

Main cities :
505 000 people Oslo (capital)
227 000 people Bergen
147 000 people Trondheim
108 000 people Stavanger
100 000 people Baerum
72 000 people Kristiansand
68 000 people Fredrikstad
58 000 people Tromso
55 000 people Drammen
52 000 people Sandnes
50 000 people Skien
18 500 people Narvik


Norway - Economy
Currency : Krone (NOK) = 100 Ore
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 8.4 Kroner (NOK)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 190 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 41260 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 275.23 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 59768 dollars


Norway - Miscellaneous information
CONSUMPTION = individual/year (world rank 1997) :
- Milk (4)
- Coffee (4)
- Chocolate (10)
- Butter = 4 Kg (11)
- Cheese = 14 Kg (13)
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Currants (6)
- Barley
- Farmed salmons (1)
- Fishes (10)
- Sheeps
- Oil (8)
- Natural gas (8)
- Zinc (14)
- Deposits of gas (15)
- Deposits of oil (17)
- Nickel (22)
- Iron (28)
RECORDS :
- 3nd highest waterfall in the world = Utigord (800 m).
- 4th highest waterfall in the world = Monge (774 m).
- 6th highest waterfall in the world = Nardola Foss (657 m).


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