Geography in Norway


Norway is located in Northern Europe, with total area of 385.155 km2 and is one of the world‘s most northerly countries.

The country has a long land border with Sweden on the east, a shorter one with Finland in the northeast and an even shorter border with Russia in the far northeast.

Norway is know for natures attraction; high mountains and fjords, northern lights and midnight sun, and last but not least tall mountain peaks and forests.
In Northern Norway the northern lights are a common natural phenomenon. It’s most likely to see them above the Arctic Circle between late autumn and early spring.

Total area: 385.155 km2

Capital city: Oslo
Languages: Norwegian and Sami

Total population: 5.070.256

Time: (GMT) + 1 hour

National day: 17 May