Country: Norway

Population: 4,905,000
Capital: Oslo
Currency: Norwegian Krone (NOK )
Top level domain: .no
Int. Phone access: 47
ISO2 code: NO
ISO3 code: NOR
IOC code: NOR


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Bokmal Norwegian (official), Nynorsk Norwegian (official), small Sami- and Finnish-speaking minorities

Church of Norway 85.7%, Pentecostal 1%, Roman Catholic 1%, other Christian 2.4%, Muslim 1.8%, other 8.1% (2004)

United Nations member since: 1945-11-27

Olympic achievements

Olympic Summer Games: 23 times.   Medals: gold  54   silver  48   bronse   42
Olympic Winter Games: 21 times.   Medals: gold  107   silver  106   bronse   90

Provinces / Regions

Akershus, Aust-Agder, Buskerud, Finnmark, Hedmark, Hordaland, More og Romsdal, Nordland, Nord-Trondelag, Oppland, Oslo, Ostfold, Rogaland, Sogn og Fjordane, Sor-Trondelag, Telemark, Troms, Vest-Agder, Vestfold,

Major Cities

Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger, Bærum,