Basic Information About Norway
Norway is home to 5 million people. Around 86.2% of the total population consists of ethnic Norwegian. The main minority ethnic groups are Sami, Travelers, Jewish, Forest Finn and others.
2. Official Language
The official language is Norwegian.
Norway's official currency is the Norwegian krone (currency code Norwegian krone (NOK). One Euro/US dollars is equal to roughly 11-10 NOK.
With a territory of 385,207 square kilometres, Norway is the 6th largest country in Europe. Norway comprises the western and northernmost part of Scandinavia in Northern Europe. It shares its borders with Sweden, Finland and Russia.
The southern and western parts of Norway, has a marine climate while the northern and the large part of Central Norway has a Subarctic climate.
6. Economy & Budget
Norway is a highly developed country with a mixed economy. The average monthly income is NOK 33,400 per month (3000 Euros), making Norway an expensive country for traveling. Backpackers can survive with around $70 per day, while mid-range travelers spend between $100 and $120 per day on average.
Oslo is the capital city of Norway with total population of 673,469.
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