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Kingdom of Norway
Motto: 
Enig og tro til Dovre faller
(Eidsvoll oath)
  (Norwegian)
Anthem: 
Location of the  Kingdom of Norway  (green)in Europe  (green & dark grey)
Location of the  Kingdom of Norway  (green)

in Europe  (green & dark grey)

Location of the Kingdom of Norway and its integral overseas areas and dependencies: Svalbard, Jan Mayen, Bouvet Island, Peter I Island, and Queen Maud Land
Capital
and largest city
Oslo
59°56′N10°41′E / 59.933°N 10.683°E / 59.933; 10.683
Official languagesNorwegian
(Bokmål / Nynorsk)
Official minority languages
Writing systemLatin
Ethnic groups

Indigenous status:

Minority status:[3]

DemonymNorwegian
Nordmann
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryconstitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Harald VGlücksburg
Erna Solberg
Olemic Thommessen
Toril Marie Øie
LegislatureStorting
History
872
• Norwegian Empire(Greatest indep. extent)
1263
1397
1524
25 February 1814
17 May 1814
4 November 1814
7 June 1905
9 April 1940
24 April 1940
1 February 1942
8 May 1945
Area
• Total
385,203 km2 (148,728 sq mi)[5] (67tha)
• Water (%)
5.2b
Population
• 2017 estimate
Increase 5,267,146[6]
• Density
15.8/km2 (40.9/sq mi) (213th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$377.1 billion[7] (46th)
• Per capita
$70,665[7] (4th)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$391.959 billion[7] (22nd)
• Per capita
$73,450[7] (3rd)
Gini (2014)Negative increase 23.5[8]
low · 1st
HDI (2015)Increase 0.949[9]
very high · 1st
CurrencyNorwegian krone (NOK)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
• Summer (DST)
CEST (UTC+2)
Date formatdd.mm.yyyy
Drives on theright
Calling code+47
ISO 3166 codeNO
Internet TLD.noc
  1. Does not include Svalbard and Jan Mayen. (With the territories, it is the 61st largest country at 385,178 square kilometers)
  2. This percentage is for the mainland, Svalbard, and Jan Mayen. This percentage counts glaciers as "land". It's calculated as 19,940.14/(365,246.17+19,940.14).[citation needed]
  3. Two more TLDs have been assigned, but are not used: .sj for Svalbard and Jan Mayen; .bv for Bouvet Island.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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