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Hardiness Zone Map for Norway (NO)

Norway (NO) Hardiness Zone Map
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Region Information Data for Norway (NO)

Oslo, Norway
Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northwestern Europe whose core territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard are also part of the Kingdom of Norway. The Antarctic Peter I Island and the sub-Antarctic Bouvet Island are dependent territories and thus not considered part of the kingdom. Norway also lays claim to a section of Antarctica known as Queen Maud Land.
Demonym Norwegian
Capital Oslo
Anthem "Ja, vi elsker dette landet" (Yes, we love this country)
Official Motto No official national motto. Royal motto of Harald V: Alt for Norge (Norwegian: Everything for Norway) and Eidsvoll oath: Enige og tro inntil Dovre faller/Einige og tru til Dovre fell (norwegian bokmål/norwegian nynorsk: United and loyal until the mountai
Official Flag Norway (NO) Flag
Official Language(s) Norwegian
Approximate Size Total: 148,718 sq mi (385,178 km2)
% Water: 5.2
Population 5,252,166 (2016)
Currency Norwegian Krone (NOK)
Nickname "The land of 10,000 lakes" -or- "The land of the Midnight Sun" (because it receives over 20 hours of light on some days.)
Drives On the Right
International Dialing Code +47
Sports Popular sports in Norway include wrestling, skiing, cycling, shooting, curling, karate, handball, rowing, sled-dog racing, sailing, shooting, canoeing, football, dancing and speed skating. Some of Norway's most successful sports are cross-country skiing, ski jumping, curling, speed skating and hockey.

Although winter sports are Norway's specialty, summer sports are also popular, including boating sports like sailing, canoeing and rowing, as well as handball and shooting. Marathon running, handball and football are also popular.

In the 1992 Winter Games, Norway received three gold medals in cross-country skiing. They also excel at alpine skiing, bob and luge. The Norwegian Sports Foundation and Norwegian Olympic Committee create training and participation programs for professional and Olympic athletes.
Area Facts What are Norway's chief products?
Norway exports oil, natural gas, metals, electricity, ships and fish. Norway's Manufactoring areas are the Forestry industry, and Fishing industry and is one of the worlds leading fishing nations.

What is the meaning of Norway's flag?
The red background stands for Denmark, the blue cross stands for Sweden and the white surrounding the blue cross stands for the freedom of Norway.

What does Norway's alphabet look like?
The Norwegian alphabet looks just like the English alphabet, except for that Norway have three more letters, æ , ø and å . Norway uses the Latin alphabet , also called the Roman alphabet: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Æ Ø Å

What is Norway's life expectancy?
According to the 2006 revision of the United Nations World Population Prospects report, for 2005-2010 : 80.2 years (overall), divided into 77.8 for men, and 82.5 for women.

What are Norway's main sports?
Football (soccer) is the most popular team sport. Alpine and cross country skiing are other popular sports. Handball is also popular. American sports like American football, baseball, and basketball are almost nonexistent, except for maybe basketball which has gained some popularity.
Posted By Gremelin Posted on December 17th, 2018
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