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norway fjord - Photo by mozzercork - CC-BY

Population 2002........................................................4,525,116

GDP per capita 2002 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)..............31,800
GDP 2002 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 143
Unemployment.....................................................................3.9%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... .5
Labor force (%) .......1.2
 

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Resources and links about Norway

Viking Ship Museum, Oslo, Norway - Photo by jimg944 - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................125,049 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 74
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 78
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 4
Access to safe water (% of population) ....................................100

 

 

Go to Capital Oslo City Profile - To Norway History

Aftenposten Norway, Norwegian news in English __ Online source for news from Norway - illustrated - From Aftenposten Multimedia - http://www.aftenposten.no/english/ 

All You Need to Know About Norway in One Address __ Well, I don't know about that, but there sure is a lot of information here including over 900 panorama pictures. You can tour the country without leaving your desk - illustrated - From Gonorway.no - http://www.gonorway.no/

Background Note: Norway __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3421.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Norway __ A detailed look at the country of Norway including history, people, culture, economics and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/no.html

Colleges and Universities - Norway __ List of Norwegian schools with direct links to each - From Christina DeMello - http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/no.html
 
Country Profile: Norway __ "Norway declared its independence in 1905 when the union with Sweden was dissolved. Norway's people value their independence and prosperity highly. The Norwegians rejected membership of the then European Economic Community in 1972, and of the European Union in 1994, despite being urged by their governments to vote "yes"." History, culture, economics, political structure, media and more. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1023276.stm

 

Doing Business in Norway __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." Starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, getting credit, paying taxes and much more. - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=145

Economy of Norway __ "Although sensitive to global business cycles, the economy of Norway has shown robust growth since the start of the industrial era. Shipping has long been a support of Norway's export sector, but much of Norway's economic growth has been fueled by an abundance of natural resources, including petroleum exploration and production, hydroelectric power, and fisheries." An encyclopedic article with links to related material. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Norway 

Information from the Government and Ministries __ "Under "About Norway" you will find a comprehensive collection of feature articles and background information about Norway written by specialists in the various fields. You will find relevant links to other web sites under the menu for each topic." Actually, you will find a lot more than that. A very good resource for information about Norway. - From Government of Norway - http://odin.dep.no/odin/engelsk/index-b-n-a.html

Maps Of Norway __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Norway.html

Ministry of Foreign Affairs __ Learn about Norway's international affairs including foreign policy, trade, human rights, security and many other items. - illustrated - From Government of Norway - http://odin.dep.no/ud/engelsk/index-b-n-a.html

Norway __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/norway.html
 
Norway __ A good overview of Norway, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107851.html

Norway __ "Norway is a ruggedly beautiful country of mountains, fjords and glaciers. It offers incredible wilderness hiking, year-round skiing, and some of the world's most scenic ferry, bus and train rides. The 'Land of the Midnight Sun' has delightfully long summer days, pleasantly low-key cities, unspoiled fishing villages and rich historic sites that include Viking ships and medieval stave churches." - History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/europe/norway/

Norway Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little "+" icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Norway - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ "Norway Interactive Factbook: GEOGRAPHY, Flag, Map,Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications." That and more. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/norway_geography.html

Norway: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blnorway.htm 
 
Norway map and information page __ You will find an atlas style page with maps and links leading to much additional information, photos, history, geography, climate, imports and exports and much more. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/no.htm

Norway Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Norway. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/Norway/

Norway Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/norway 

The Norway Post __ Online English language newspaper. - illustrated - From The Norway Post - http://www.norwaypost.no/newdev/cache/cacheView.asp?sUrl=%2Fdefault%2Easp

Norway Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/norway/


 
Official and Complete Travel Guide to Norway __ Now, what do I need to add to that? - illustrated - From Visitnorway.com - http://www.visitnorway.com/

pictures of Norway at picturesofplaces.com - norway pictures ... __ "Norway pictures including Oslo, Bergen, Svalbard, Trondheim, Geiranger Fjord, Lofoten Islands, Troll Road, Pulpit Rock, fjords, glaciers, and more!" - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Europe/norway.html 

Royal House of Norway __ The monarchy, the Royal Family, the Royal Palace, news and more. - illustrated - http://www.kongehuset.no/default.asp?lang=eng
Velkommen to Norway Genealogy - Norwegian Family History Resources __ Looking for Norwegian ancestors? A lot of help is found here. Click on index to access resources. - From rootswweb.com - http://www.rootsweb.com/~wgnorway/
 

 

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