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Norway

Norway Background Stats

Neighboring countries and territories:

Denmark (M) Finland (L) Iceland (M) Russia Sweden United Kingdom (M) Greenland ( Denmark ) (M) Faroe Islands ( Denmark ) (M)

Definitions

  • Daylight Savings Time end date: Rules that determine the date on which daylight savings time ends. Clocks are moved backwards on this date.
  • Daylight Savings Time start date: Rules that determine the date on which daylight savings time begins. Clocks are moved forward on this date.
  • First human settlement > Date: Date or period of the first known or suspected human settlement within each geographic location listed. For further descriptions, please refer to notes.
  • First human settlement > Notes: Description of the first known or suspected human settlement within each geographic location listed. For the date or period of the described settlement, please refer to the according date stat.
  • First human settlement > Place: Location of the first known or suspected human settlement in each country.
  • Full name: Full names (translated to english) of the United Nations member states, as of 2014. For a list of full names in the respective original languages of each country, check this link.
  • Land border length: The length of each country's land border. Islands are listed as having a 0.0 km.
  • Length of border with Russia: Length in kilometers of each country's border with Russia. China, which has a border with Russia of 3,645 km, is not included. Russia has international borders with 16 countries, and a total land border of 20,241 kilometres (12,577 mi), making it the second-longest one of any country in the world.
  • National anthems: National anthem.
  • Overview: A geopolitical overview of every sovereign country in the world, briefly examining their recent history and place on the global stage. The texts are taken from the BBC News website.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Daylight Savings Time end date 01:00 UTC on last Sunday October 2013
Daylight Savings Time start date 01:00 UTC on last Sunday March 2013
First human settlement > Date 9,200 BC 2014
First human settlement > Notes The oldest remnants of the so-called Fosna culture were found in Aukra in Møre og Romsdal , and date from this period. 2014
First human settlement > Place Aukra 2014
Full name Kingdom of Norway 2013
Land border length 2,551 km 2014 74th out of 200
Length of border with Russia 196 km 2014 13th out of 15
National anthems Ja, vi elsker dette landet ( Yes, We Love This Country ) 2011
Overview

Europe's northernmost country, the Kingdom of Norway is famed for its mountains and spectacular fjord coastline, as well as its history as a seafaring power.

It also enjoys one of the highest standards of living in the world, in large part due to the discovery in the late 1960s of offshore oil and gas deposits.

Norway's annual oil revenue amounts to around $40bn (£21bn), and more than half of its exports come from this sector. To counter inflation, spending of oil revenue was restricted.


Full Article
2013

Citation

"Norway Background Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Norway/Background

Norway Background Profiles (Subcategories)

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