Facts & Figures

Norway is a constitutional democracy in Northern Europe with a population of 5 million inhabitants.

Head of State: His Majesty King Harald V of Norway
Head of Government: Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg
Area: 385 199 km²
Population (2012): 5 038 100
Population per km² land area: 13
Capital city: Oslo
Language:

Norwegian (Bokmål and Nynorsk)
(In some districts, Sámi is also an
official language)
State Church: Church of Norway (Evangelical Lutheran)
GDP (2011): NOK 3.071 billion (€ 391,8 billion)
GDP (per capita, 2011): NOK 510 000 (€ 66 000)
Currency: Norwegian kroner (NOK)
1 krone = 100 øre
Constitution Day: 17 May
Population growth (2011): 1,3 %
Average life expectancy: female: 83 years
male:  78 years

 


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