Norway is located in Northern Europe and shares a long land border with Sweden in the East and with Finland and Russia in the Northeast. Covering an area of 385, 178 sq kms, this mesmerizing land is home to majestic glaciers, stunning fjords, heart warming landscapes and beauty in all its bounty. This Scandinavian beauty has Oslo as its capital. Extremely cosmopolitan in its essence, it is an upcoming trade capital and boasts of an active and truly enjoyable nightlife.
Norway is also frequented by those who wish to indulge their senses in the wonder of the Northern lights. Often called the Land of the Midnight Sun, Norway provides you with ample opportunities for recreation. Go on a hiking trail or just soak in the beauty of nature on a fishing trip. The country is divided into multiple small regions each offering a distinct flavour of its own. Rainbows are a common sight and you will find ample of places to sit back and enjoy them.
Norwegian architecture offers a soothing blend of old world charm with modern technology. From 12th century architecture to hi –tech structures, Norway has it all. The country witnesses several climate zones.
. Known for deep and wide tunnels. Norway is also famed for having the world’s longest road tunnel with a total length of 24.5 kms, which has become a major tourist attraction. The best way to travel around Norway from one city to another is by train. Within the cities however, a rented car or bike works the best. The country also offers wide variety of accommodation from hostels to luxury hotels.
The estimated population of Norway is 5.084 million. Ethnically, the people residing in Norway are primarily ethnic Norwegians of German descent. However, the last few decades have seen a rise in the number of immigrants and foreign workers, mainly from South East Asia.
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