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14 October 2014
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Norway

Map of Norway Over 99% of the 4.3m population of Norway speak the official language, Norwegian. Norwegian has 2 written forms, bokmal (Book Norwegian) and Nynorsk (New Norwegian) and they enjoy the same legal recognition, although bokmal is increasingly more common. Minority languages include Finnish, spoken by 0.2% of the population, mainly in the northern region of Finnmark, as well as Sami, a language closely related to Finnish, spoken by 0.9% of the Norwegian population.

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