Norway's Coat of Arms. (above center)
In a Constitutional Monarchy, the power lies in the Parliament.
Norway's currency is the Norwegian Krone (NOK). One Krone is divided into 100 øre.
The Kingdom of Norway consists of the mainland, the archipelago of Svalbard, and the island, Jan Mayen.
The capital city of Norway is Oslo with a population of about 450,000. It is located in southern Norway at the beginning of Oslofjord.
Stortinget is the supreme legislature of Norway, located in Oslo. The unicameral parliament has 169 members, and is elected every four years based on party-list proportional representation in nineteen plural member constituencies. The assembly is led by a presidium of a president and five vice presidents; since 2009 Dag Terje Andersen has been president. The members are allocated to twelve standing. Information obtained from Wikipedia.
(United and Loyal until the Dovre Mountains fall).
Her Majesty Queen Sonja are Norway's Monarchs.
Møre og Romsdal
Sørlandet (Southern Norway)
Vestlandet (Western Norway)
Midt-Norge (Central Norway)
Nord-Norge (Northern Norway)
17th of May, Norway's Constitution Day. Hurra for Syttende Mai!
Every year the entire country celebrates the 17th of Mai, with parades, song, music, dancing, games, speeches, parties, and delicious foods.
Have you ever celebrated Syttende Mai in Norway? If not, you are really missing out on a wonderful experience.
Click on the arrow below to hear The National Anthem of Norway,
Kongesangen (The Song of the King)
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