Map Of Norway
Top 10 Biggest Cities in Norway ( by population)
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|Northern Lights Phenomenon|
Top 10 Facts About Norway
|1. Norway is also known as ‘Land of the Midnight Sun’
|2. In Norway food stores aren’t allowed to open on Sundays – though kiosks and petrol stations that sell groceries can|
|3. Two thirds of Norway’s land mass is mountain!
|4. Norway is strict on its drink driving policies – get caught and you go to jail for thirty days and lose your license for a year
|5. Norway is one of the top producers of oil in the world – and yet gas costs more there than almost any other country
|6. The 17th of May is celebrated as a national holiday in Norway to recognize the signing of the Norwegian Constitution|
|7. Many Norwegians travel across the border to Sweden to do their shopping as food is so expensive there.
|8. Education is free in Norway – including college and university!
|9. Although Norway has voted out of EU membership many times, it is still the country that has observed the largest proportion of EU directives
|10. Norway is one of the only countries where people hunt whales|