Norway Vacations and Tourism Guide
Who was there
Surface:Norway has a total area of 323,802 sq km.
Population: Norway has approximately 4,627,930 inhabitants comprising of Norwegians and Sami.
System of government: Norway is a constitutional monarchy.
Capital: Oslo is the capital of Norway with approximately 548,620 inhabitants.
Religion: A majority of the people follow the Church of Norway (85.7%25), while the rest follow the Pentecostal and Roman Catholic churches; Islam and other religions are also present.
Official Language: The official language is Norwegian (Bokmal and Nynorsk).
Government: Norway is a constitutional monarchy.
Climate: The climate is temperate along the coast; the interiors are cooler with high precipitation and cooler summers.
Units of measure and electricity: Norway uses the metric system for measurement and the basic unit of electricity is 230V, 50Hz.
Time Zone: Norwegian Standard time zone is GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 in summers).
Currency: Norwegian kroner (1 € = 8.18 NOK).
Travel documents required: Visa is required to enter Norway.