Norway profile

Snoehvit liquefied natural gas plant on Melkoeya island in Norway Natural gas is a major source of Norway's wealth
  • Full name: Kingdom of Norway
  • Population: 5 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Oslo
  • Area: 323,759 sq km (125,004 sq miles)
  • Major language: Norwegian
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 79 years (men), 83 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Norwegian krone = 100 ore
  • Main exports: Fuels and fuel products, machinery, metal products
  • GNI per capita: US $88,870 (World Bank, 2011)
  • Internet domain: .no
  • International dialling code: +47

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