Norway
Photos [downloadable for reports]
Maps & Flag [downloadable for reports]
Links
The Land
  • Facts About Whales in Norwegian Waters (Norwegian Ministry of Fisheries) - Includes diagrams and details on various species, how whales are used
  • Geography (Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs) - Learn more about fjords, the Arctic Circle, and Norwegian wildlife, including reindeer
  • Norway (CIA World Factbook) - Find up-to-date population figures and other statistics
  • Weather (CNN.com) - Get the current weather conditions for Oslo and other cities in Norway
History and Government
  • The Royal House of Norway - The official site of Norway's Monarchy, includes information on the history of the royal family, the palace, as well as biographies and photographs
  • Stortinget: The Norwegian Parliment - Find out about the Norwegian constitution, how the storting operates, and what you would see on a tour
  • Viking Ship Museum - See photos and read descriptions of the Viking ship exhibits
  • The Vikings (NOVA Online) - Find out who the Vikings were, explore a Viking village, and more
The People
Cultural Life
The Economy
  • Banknotes (Norges Bank) - See what Norwegian kroner banknotes look like
  • Coins (Norges Bank) - See what Norwegian kroner coins look like
  • Country Briefings: Norway (Economist.com) - The latest articles on the Norwegian economy
  • Currency Converter - Convert U.S. dollars to Norwegian kroners
  • NorwayOnline.no - "The number one source for Norwegian business on the net"
For More Information
  • Country Profile: Norway (BBC News) - Find up-to-date headlines, colorful maps, timeline, overview, and watch video news clips
  • Introducing Norway (Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs) - Information for kids on geography, culture, society, the environment, and more
  • Listen to Norway's National Anthem
  • Norway (CountryReports.org) - Find general country information, including geography, government, economy, etc.
  • Norway.org (Royal Norwegian Embassy in the United States of America) - Includes news, information on politics, education, and more
  • United States Embassy Norway - Find out about U.S.-Norwegian relations
  • VisitNorway.com - "Your official travel guide to Norway"
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