Norway Facts

Norway Facts
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Capital
Oslo

Population
4,503,440 (July 2001 est.)

Area
total: 324,220 sq km, slightly larger than New Mexico

Type of Government
constitutional monarchy

Money
Norwegian krone (NOK)

Climate
temperate along coast, modified by North Atlantic Current; colder interior with increased precipitation and colder summers causing glaciers to grow; rainy year-round on west coast

Primary Language
Indo-Eruopean, Germanic, North Germanic, West Scandinavian and Norwegian