Norway – GENERAL INFORMATION – Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

Full name: Norway

Nationality
        noun:  Norwegian

        adjective: Norwegian

Flag: 

 
Area
        total: 324,220 sq km        land: 307,860 sq km        water: 16,360 sq km

Population: 4,593,041 (July 2005 est.)

Ethnic groups
        Norwegian

        Sami 20,000

Capital: Oslo 

Official Language
        Bokmal Norwegian (official)

        Nynorsk Norwegian (official)

Religion
        Evangelical Lutheran 86% (state church)

        other Protestant and Roman Catholic 3%        other 1%        none and unknown 10% (1997)

Political system: Constitutional monarchy

GDP: purchasing power parity – $183 billion (2004 est.) 

GDP per head: purchasing power parity – $40,000 (2004 est.)

Annual growth: 3.3% (2004 est.)

GDP – composition by sector
        agriculture: 2.2%

        industry: 36.3%        services: 61.6% (2004 est.)

Inflation: 1% (2004 est.)

Discover-TheWorld.com