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Kingdom of Norway

(Kongeriket Norge)


 Norway is situated in the western part of the Scandinavian peninsula. It extends about 1,100 mi (1,770 km) from the North Sea along the Norwegian Sea to more than 300 mi (483 km) above the Arctic Circle, the farthest north of any European country. It is slightly larger than New Mexico. 

The capital city is Olso, the currency is the Norwegian Krone and languages are the two official forms of Norwegian: Bokmål and Nynorsk .

A population of 4,546,123 occupy a total land area of 125,181 sq mi (324,220 sq km).

The climate is temperate along coast, modified by North Atlantic Current; colder interior with increased precipitation and colder summers; rainy year-round on west coast. At 62° N, 10° E.

The terrain is glaciated; mostly high plateaus and rugged mountains broken by fertile valleys; small, scattered plains; coastline deeply indented by fjords; arctic tundra in north.

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