Population of main cities including suburbs:
Oslo (876,000); Bergen (250,000); Trondheim (165,000); Stravanger (120,000); Baerum (110,000).
Norwegian 94,4 % (includes the Sami, about 60000 people), other European 3,6 %, other 2 %
all Norwegians speak the official language, Norwegian. It has two
written forms, Bokmål and Nynorsk. Bokmål is more common of the two. In
some districts Sami (spoken by the Sami minority) is also an official
Other Languages Spoken:
Official language : Norwegian
Business languages: Norwegian & English.
Most Norwegians speak at least some English. Business people speak excellent English.
Protestants 87,5%, Pentecostal 1%, Roman Catholic 1%, other Christian 2,4%, Muslim 1,8%, other 8,1%.
It is %T:%M %A In Oslo
Exchange Rate on
National Currency: Norwegian Krone (NOK)
Type of State:
A constitutional monarchy based on parliamentary democracy.
Type of Economy:
High-income economy, OECD member.
Second GDP per capita in the world; best index of quality of life in the world; economy very dependent on the revenue generated by petroleum exploitation
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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62.9 per 100 Inhabitants
29.5 per 100 Inhabitants
95.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity:
100% of the Population
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