Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Quick Facts about Norway

Norway - a country in Northern Europe, located in the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula, and includes in its membership a large number of neighboring Scandinavia smaller islands. This is a country for the true romantics, which amazes tourists flooded rivers and magnificent waterfalls, breathtaking. Beautiful landscapes for long remain in the memory of those who visited Norway. They that make the tourists coming back here.
Snowy mountains and green forests, picturesque lakes and amazing fjords, glaciers and ski resorts - all the charm of Norway, it offers tourists. If you are a lover of old legends about the Vikings and trolls or avid angler, Norway - the best travel destination for you.
Norway shares borders with three countries: Sweden, Finland and Russia. Washed by the Norwegian and North Seas. Also washes in the Barents Sea.
Norwegian territory is divided into 19 counties, or provinces. The form of the country is a constitutional monarchy.
Norway is one of the least populated countries in Europe. Its population of5 million people. More than 90% of the population are Norwegians. The largest minority are Arabs. Here they live a few hundred thousand. The official language of the country - Norway. In some communes Troms and Finnmark Sami equates to an official. Currency - Norwegian Krone.

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