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Kingdom of Norway
Official names
    • Kongeriket Norge  (Bokmål)
    • Kongeriket Noreg  (Nynorsk)
    • Norgga gonagasriika  (Northern Sami)
    • Vuona gånågisrijkka  (Lule Sami)
    • Nöörjen gånkarïjhke  (Southern Sami)
    • Norjan kuninkhaanvaltakunta  (Kven)
Motto: Nonea
Europe-Norway (orthographic projection).svg
Location of the Kingdom of Norway (green)

in Europe (green and dark grey)

Location of the Kingdom of Norway and its integral overseas territories and dependencies: Svalbard, Jan Mayen, Bouvet Island, Peter I Island, and Queen Maud Land
and largest city
59°56′N 10°41′E / 59.933°N 10.683°E / 59.933; 10.683
Official languagesNorwegian[a]
Recognised regional languages
Recognised minority languages
Ethnic groups
75.6% Christianity
—68.7% Church of Norway[d]
—6.9% Other Christian
20.2% No religion
3.4% Islam
0.8% Others
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Harald V
Erna Solberg
Tone Wilhelmsen Trøen
Toril Marie Øie
 L Sámediggi
• Old Kingdom of Norway (Peak extent)
25 February 1814
17 May 1814
4 November 1814
7 June 1905
• Total
385,207 km2 (148,729 sq mi)[11] (61stb)
• Water (%)
5.32 (2015)[12]
• 2021 estimate
Neutral increase 5,391,369[13] (118th)
• Density
14.0/km2 (36.3/sq mi) (213th)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
$350 billion[14] (49th)
• Per capita
$64,856[14] (6th)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
$366 billion[14] (33rd)
• Per capita
$67,987[14] (4th)
Gini (2019)Negative increase 25.4[15]
HDI (2019)Increase 0.957[16]
very high · 1st
CurrencyNorwegian krone (NOK)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
• Summer (DST)
Date formatdd.mm.yyyy
Mains electricity230V - 50 Hz
Driving sideright
Calling code+47
ISO 3166 codeNO
Internet TLD.nod
  1. The country has no official motto, but the oath from the 1814 Norwegian Constituent Assembly can be regarded as the closest unofficial equivalent:
    Enige og tro inntil Dovre faller (Bokmål)
    Einige og tru inntil Dovre fell (Nynorsk)
    "United and loyal until Dovre falls"
  2. Includes the mainland, Svalbard and Jan Mayen.[11] (Without the integral territories, it is the 67th largest country at 323,802[17] square kilometers)
  3. This percentage is for the mainland, Svalbard, and Jan Mayen. This percentage counts glaciers as "land". It's calculated as 19,940.14/(365,246.17+19,940.14).[citation needed]
  4. Two more TLDs have been assigned, but are not used: .sj for Svalbard and Jan Mayen; .bv for Bouvet Island.


Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe whose mainland territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula. The remote Arctic island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard also form part of Norway. Bouvet Island, located in the Subantarctic, is a dependency of Norway; it also lays claims to the Antarctic territories of Peter I Island and Queen Maud Land.