Norway

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Norway

Parliamentary constitutional monarchy, independant since 1905

Region:
Nordic Countries
Area:
323,802 km²
Local name:
Norge
Capital:
Oslo

Detailed information

Currency History
Timezones
Sunrise + sunset
Climate
Public Holidays
Airports
Economy
Gross debt
Inflation Rates
Energy consumption
Refugees
Country comparison
Current time in Norway:
7:56 pm
Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

The countrywide time in Norway is Central European Time (CET).
As in many countries far away from the equator, there is a daylight saving time in summer.
So the difference to Greenwich Mean Time is usually +1 hours in summer and +2 hours in winter.

Timezones and clock changesPublic Holidays in NorwaySunrise and sunset

Bevölkerung

Population:
5,265,000
16.26
Ø 82 years
Birthrate:
12.2 p.c. per year
Deathrate:
8.1 p.c. per year
Males/Females:
50.2% : 49.8%

Alterspyramide

AlterMänner Frauen
65+7.5%8.9%
55-645.9%5.8%
25-5421.1%19.9%
15-246.7%6.3%
0-149.3%8.8%



The currency in Norway is Norwegian Krone (NOK).
1 Krone is divided into 100 Øre.
Status: 09/26/2017
1 US$ = 1.00 Kronen
1 Krone = 1.00 US$

The climate in Norway

The country is much further away from the equator than Central Europe. This means that the winter days in Norway are much darker, colder and also shorter. The country is under cold polar climate. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between -1 and 19 degrees. In some parts of the country the temperature raises up to 23 °C. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to -6°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


Detailed climate data for Norway and 14 geographic spots of the country
Tsunamis

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Languages

Official language:
Norwegian

mother tonguedistribution
Norwegian96.6 %
English0.5 %
Danish0.4 %
Schwedish0.3 %
other2.2 %

Religions

branchdistribution
Lutherans82.1%
Roman Catholics1.8%
other Christs3.9%
Muslims2.3%
other9.9%

Communications

Dialing code:+47
Landlines:1,160,000
Mobile phones:5,900,000
Internet server:3,588,000
Internet users:4,900,000

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:334.77 bn €
Exportations:83.48 bn €
Importations:65.97 bn €
Budget surplus:20,065 M €
Gross debt:103.30 bn €
Unemployment rate:4.8 %
Inflation rate:3.55 %
corruption index:85 (good)
Energy consumption:133.1 bn kWh

Transport more...

Roadways:93,870 km
Railways:4,250 km
Waterways:1,577 km
Airports:95

Most important cities in Norway

CityRegionPopulation
Oslo [Capital] 658,000
BergenHordaland214,000
TrondheimSør-Trøndelag147,000
StavangerRogaland122,000
DrammenBuskerud91,000
FredrikstadØstfold73,000
KristiansandVest-Agder64,000
SandnesRogaland63,000
TromsøTroms52,000
SarpsborgØstfold52,000
SkienTelemark51,000
ÅlesundMøre og Romsdal44,000
SandefjordVestfold43,000
TønsbergVestfold39,000
PorsgrunnTelemark34,000
BodøNordland34,000
ArendalAust-Agder31,000
HamarHedmark29,000
SteinkjerNord-Trøndelag20,000
HarstadTroms19,000
LillehammerOppland19,000
MoldeMøre og Romsdal19,000
Mo i RanaNordland18,000
KongsbergBuskerud18,000
GjøvikOppland18,000
AskøyHordaland17,000
LillestrømAkershus14,000
SkiAkershus13,000
ElverumHedmark12,000
AltaFinnmark Fylke12,000



Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

Political stability:
Rule of law:
Effectivity:
Regulatory quality:
Voice accountability:
Death penalty:abolished in 1979



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Dependent territories

Bouvet Island(Antarctica)
Svalbard(Nordic Countries)