Facts about Norway
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Norway has a population of about 5 million and covers an area of 385,155 square kilometres. The official Head of State is King Harald V.
Due to the Gulf Stream and warm air currents, Norway has a friendlier climate than the latitude indicates. Check our weather report before you travel.
The earliest signs of human settlement in Norway date back to 9000 BC. Norway was united to one kingdom 900 AD and got its own constitution in 1814.
17 May is Norway's Constitution Day and is celebrated with children's parades and festivities.
The Norwegian national costumes came into existence about 100 years ago when a wave of national romanticism swept across the country.
There are two forms of the Norwegian language, and the Sami language is of a totally different origin.
It's a long way from Karasjok in Finnmark to Grønland in Oslo.
Norse mythology held sway until Norway became Christian around the year 1000. Today there is religious freedom.