:: EUROPE - Norway

Capital: Oslo

Total Population (million): 4.709153
Annual growth rate: 0,35 %%
Density: 12,3inhab./km²
Urban population: 80 %
Ethnic Origins: Norwegian 94,4 % (includes the Sami, about 60000 people), other European 3,6 %, other 2 %
Official Language: Nearly all Norwegians speak the official language, Norwegian. It has two written forms, Bokmål and Nynorsk. Bokmål is more common of the two. In some districts Sami (spoken by the Sami minority) is also an official language.
Other languages spoken: Official language : Norwegian
Business languages: Norwegian & English.
Business language: Most Norwegians speak at least some English. Business people speak excellent English.
Religion: Protestants 87,5%, Pentecostal 1%, Roman Catholic 1%, other Christian 2,4%, Muslim 1,8%, other 8,1%.
Country overview

Area: 323800 km²
Type of State: A constitutional monarchy based on parliamentary democracy.
Type of economy: High-income economy, OECD member
Best index of quality of life in the world; largely due to oil economy very dependent on the revenue generated by petroleum exploitation.

Telephone code:
To call from Norway, dial 00
To call in Norway, dial 47
Internet suffix: .no
Computers: 63,13
Telephone lines: 42,31
Internet users: 80,88

Access to electricity: n.c.


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