Norway is located in Scandinavia bordering Sweden, Finland and Russia. This country is well known for its amazing and diverse landscape. The fjords in the west of the country are extended narrow inlets, delimited on both sides by high mountains where the sea penetrates distant inland. Besides the enchanting natural sites, Norway has also dazzling and modern cities like, Oslo, the capital and Bergen.
REASONS TO GO
The Northern Norway and the northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis.
The magnificent fjords.
The beautiful city of Oslo.
GOOD TO KNOW
Official name: Kingdom of Norway
Capital city: Oslo
Area: 385.155 square kilometres
Population: 4.801.100 inhabitants
Currency: Norwegian kroner (NOK)
Time zone: GMT +1 hour
Electricity: 230V/50Hz (European plug)
Calling Code: +47
New Year's Day 1 January
Labour Day 1 May
Constitution Day 17 May
Christmas Day 25 December
Boxing Day 26 December
OTHER HOLIDAYS: Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, Ascension Day, Whit Sunday and Whit Monday.