Norway

Capital: 
Oslo
Location: 
Northern Europe, bordering the North Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, west of Sweden
Country Code: 
NO
Commodity
Area: 
Approx. 825,000 sq km
Coastline: 
Approx. 25,000 km
Climate: 
temperate along coast, modified by North Atlantic Current;colder interior with increased precipitation and colder summers;rainy year-round on west coast
Land Resources (terrain): 
glaciated;mostly high plateaus and rugged mountains broken by fertile valleys;small scattered plains;coastline deeply indented by fjords;arctic tundra in north
Natural Resource: 
petroleum
Natural Resource: 
natural gas
Natural Resource: 
iron ore
Natural Resource: 
copper
Natural Resource: 
lead
Natural Resource: 
zinc
Natural Resource: 
pyrites
Natural Resource: 
nickel
Natural Resource: 
fish
Natural Resource: 
timber
Natural Resource: 
hydropower
Total Renewable Water Resources: 
Approx. 380 cu km
Natural Hazards: 
rockslides
Natural Hazards: 
avalanches
Environmental Issues: 
water pollution
Environmental Issues: 
acid rain damage
Environmental Issues: 
air pollution
Electricity (Production): 
Approx. 143 Billion kWh
Electricity (Consumption): 
Approx. 129 Billion kWh
Electricity (Exports): 
Approx. 17 Billion kWh
Electricity (Imports): 
Approx. 3.4 Billion kWh
Oil (Production): 
Approx. 2.4 Million bbl/day
Oil (Consumption): 
Approx. 220,000 bbl/day
Oil (Exports): 
Approx. 2.3 Million bbl/day
Oil (Imports): 
Approx. 104,000 bbl/day
Natural Gas (Production): 
Approx. 99 Billion cu m
Natural Gas (Consumption): 
Approx. 4 Billion cu m
Custom & Culture
Population: 
4 Million
Nationality: 
Norwegian
Ethnic Groups: 
Norwegian
Ethnic Groups: 
European
Ethnic Groups: 
Other
Unofficial Language: 
Bokmal Norwegian
Unofficial Language: 
Nynorsk Norwegian
Unofficial Language: 
Finnish
Unofficial Language: 
Sami
Type Of Government: 
constitutional monarchy
Knowledge
Literacy: 
Approx. 100% Age 15+ Can Read and Write
Agricultural Products: 
barley
Agricultural Products: 
wheat
Agricultural Products: 
potatoes
Agricultural Products: 
pork
Agricultural Products: 
beef
Agricultural Products: 
veal
Agricultural Products: 
milk
Agricultural Products: 
fish
Industrial Products: 
petroleum
Industrial Products: 
gas
Industrial Products: 
food processing
Industrial Products: 
shipbuilding
Industrial Products: 
pulp and paper products
Industrial Products: 
metals
Industrial Products: 
chemicals
Industrial Products: 
timber
Industrial Products: 
mining
Industrial Products: 
textiles
Industrial Products: 
fishing
Money
National Budget (Revenue): 
Approx. $207 Billion
National Budget (Expenditures): 
Approx. $169 Billion
National Debt: 
Approx. $550 Billion
GDP: 
Approx. $273 Billion
Inflation Rate: 
Approx. 2%
Commercial Bank Prime Lending Rate: 
Approx. 7%
Export Value: 
Approx. $122 Billion
Export Product: 
petroleum
Export Product: 
petroleum products
Export Product: 
machinery
Export Product: 
equipment
Export Product: 
metals
Export Product: 
chemicals
Export Product: 
ships
Export Product: 
fish
Export Partner: 
United Kingdom
Export Partner: 
Germany
Export Partner: 
Netherlands
Export Partner: 
France
Export Partner: 
Sweden
Export Partner: 
United States
Import Value: 
Approx. $64 Billion
Import Product: 
machinery
Import Product: 
equipment
Import Product: 
chemicals
Import Product: 
metals
Import Product: 
foodstuffs
Import Partner: 
Sweden
Import Partner: 
Germany
Import Partner: 
Denmark
Import Partner: 
China
Import Partner: 
United Kingdom
Import Partner: 
United States
Import Partner: 
Netherlands
Technology
Communication: 
Telephone
Communication: 
Radio
Communication: 
Television
Communication: 
Internet .no
Airports: 
98n
Railways: 
Approx. 4,000 km
Roadways: 
Approx. 93,000 km
Waterways: 
Approx. 1,500 km
Ports: 
Bergen, Borg Havn, Haugesund, Maaloy, Mongstad, Narvik, Oslo, Sture
Pipelines: 
condensate: Approx. 30 km
Pipelines: 
gas: Approx. 65 km
Well-being
Infant Mortality: 
Approx. 4 Deaths per 1000 Births
Life Expectancy: 
Approx. 80 Years
Size Of Labor Pool: 
Approx. 2.6 Million
Occupation: 
agriculture: Approx. 3%
Occupation: 
industry: Approx. 21%
Occupation: 
services: Approx. 76%
Unemployment: 
Approx. 3%
Population Below Poverty Line: 
N/A