Area: 385 252 sq.km
Population: 5 033 675 ppl.
Currency: Norwegian Kroner (NOK)
Time zone: UTC+1
Phone code: +47
Official name of Norway is the Kingdom of Norway. That is a country located in Northern Europe, and is located on the western part of the Scandinavian Peninsula, adjacent to Scandinavia and small islands Spitsbergen (Svalbard), Jan Mayen and Bear Island in the Arctic Ocean. Dependent territory of Norway - Bouvet Island, is located in the southern part of the Atlantic Ocean.
Norway shares borders with the following countries: Sweden (East), Finland (North - East) and Russia (North - East). The country is washed by the following seas: Barents Sea - (North-East), Norwegian Sea (West) and North Sea (South-West). Country name comes from the Old Norse word Norðrvegr - (translated into English as "the way of the north"). Form of government is a constitutional monarchy; a form of state structure is unitary. The country is divided into 19 provinces (counties) that omnibus in 5 major informal regions. Capital of Norway and the seat of government is the city of Oslo.