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Norway Country Quickfacts

  • Midnight sun at North Cape
  • Downtown Oslo
Area:  385,178 km2
Capital: Oslo
Country Code: 47
Country Population: 5,136,700
Credit Cards: Mastercard & Visa are very common. American Express & Diners Club are less commonly accepted.
Currency: Norwegian Krone (NOK)
Departure Tax: None
Drives on the: Right
Electricity: 220-240 V
Ethnic Groups: 

86% Norwegian, 1.3% Sami, 12% other

Flag: Norwegian Flag
Location:  Northern Europe
Official Language(s): Norwegian, Lule Sami, Northern Sami, Southern Sami
Religion: 82% Christianity, 5% Other, 13% None or Unknown
Time Zone: CET (UTC +1)
Tipping: Tipping is not required


Norway Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Norway.

Learn about the history and culture of Norway, the must-try food and drink, and the best time to visit. Read about Norway's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Norway for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Norway tours today!


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