Kingdom of Norway
Kongeriket Norge
Kongeriket Noreg
Flag of Norway Coat of arms of Norway
Flag Coat of arms
Royal: Alt for Norge / Alt for Noreg
("Everything/anything for Norway")

1814 Eidsvoll oath:
Enig og tro til Dovre faller
("United and loyal until the mountains of Dovre crumble")
AnthemJa, vi elsker dette landet
Yes, we love this country
Royal anthemKongesangen
Song of the King
Location of Norway
Location of  Norway  (orange)

on the European continent  (white)

(and largest city)
Official languages Norwegian (Bokmål and Nynorsk)1
Ethnic groups  90.3% Norwegian, Sami, 9.7% other[1] (2009)
Demonym Norwegian
Government Parliamentary democracy under constitutional monarchy
 -  Monarch Harald V
 -  Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg (Ap)
 -  Storting President Thorbjørn Jagland (Ap)
 -  Current coalition Red-Green Coalition
 -  Unification 872 
 -  Constitution 17 May 1814 
 -  Independence from union with Sweden
declared 7 June 1905 
 -  Total 385,252 km2 (61st2)
148,746 sq mi 
 -  Water (%) 7.0
 -  2009 estimate 4,805,437 (as of January 29, 2009) (115th)
 -  Density 12/km2 (202nd)
31/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2008 estimate
 -  Total $259.049 billion[2] (43rd)
 -  Per capita $55,198[2] (IMF) (2nd)
GDP (nominal) 2008 estimate
 -  Total $481.148 billion[2] (23rd)
 -  Per capita $102,524[2] (IMF) (2nd)
Gini (2000) 25.8 (low) (6th)
HDI (2008) 0.968 (high) (1st)
Currency Norwegian krone (NOK)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 -  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Drives on the right
Internet TLD .no, .sj and .bv
Calling code 47
1 Northern Sami is used in the municipal administration of six municipalities, Lule Sami in one, Finnish/Kven in one, and Southern Sami in one.
2 Includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen.
3 This percentage is for the mainland and also includes glaciers[3]
4 Statistics Norway estimation (5 September 2006) using variant MMMM from Table 10[4]
5 Two more TLDs have been assigned, but to date not used: .sj for Svalbard and Jan Mayen; .bv for Bouvet Island.