Oslo is one of the most populated cities in Norway, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Europe, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 59.55N latitude / 10.45E longitude. For routing in Oslo, please check the free driving directions Oslo service below.
When you visit Norway, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Norwegian, and the officially used currency is Norwegian krone (NOK), since 1905.
Oslo, the capital city, has numerous population; 791 500 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Oslo counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Norway, bears 5 353 363 sum citizens spreading on its 125 012,88 sq mi / 323 782 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Norway is Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Alt for Norge (Yes, we love this country), while salute for the national anthem called: Ja, vi elsker dette landet.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Norway Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Norway
Norway situated in the western part of the Scandinavian peninsula. It extends about 1,100 mi (1,770 km) from the North Sea along the Norwegian Sea to more than 300 mi (483 km) above the Arctic Circle, the farthest north of any European country. It is slightly larger than New Mexico. Nearly 70% of Norway is uninhabitable and covered by mountains, glaciers, moors, and rivers. The hundreds of deep fjords that cut into the coastline give Norway an overall oceanfront of more than 12,000 mi (19,312 km). Galdho Peak, at 8,100 ft (2,469 m), is Norway’s highest point and the Glama (Glomma) is the principal river, at 372 mi (598 km) long.