Kingdom of Norway
Things to Know
Norway is a constitutional
Norway is located in Northern Europe, bordering the North Sea and the
North Atlantic Ocean.Norway is a Scandinavian nation. The Scandinavia Peninsula in Northern Europe consist of Norway, Sweden, and a small part of northwestern Finland.
Languages: Bokmal Norwegian (official), Nynorsk Norwegian (official)
small Sami- and Finnish-speaking minorities. Norwegian
Norway is home to some 30,000 Sami,
or Lapps, the largest population of the Arctic reindeer herders.
Metals, pulp and paper products, chemicals, shipbuilding, and fishing are t traditional industries of Norway.
Norway's emergence as a major oil and gas producer in the mid-1970s transformed the Norwegian economy. Norway - Industry
Major milestones in Norway's history.
In the north and mountains are reindeer,
polar fox, polar hare, wolf, wolverine, seals, walruses, and polar
bears. In the south, are moose,
deer, fox, and otter.
Norway is cold with snow covering most parts of the country during the winter months.
Learn about the life and paintings of Edvard Munch. Edvard Munch is regarded as a pioneer in the Expressionist movement in modern painting.
The people of Norway are spread out in small towns and communities. Three-fifths
of Norway is covered my mountains. Norway is dominated by high
mountains, farmlands in the valleys, fishing villages, and fjords. Fjords are narrow inlets of the sea between cliffs or steep slopes. Click
here for pictures of fjords in Norway.
In the north, is a vast region of fjords, mountains, islands, and the Svalbard
archipelago. In the south is rolling farmlands, beaches, and the
Further north and above the Arctic Circle you will find the land of the Midnight Sun.
Where the sun shines day and night for part of the summer.
The Northern Lights, also known as the aurora borealis, are a colorbul display of lights that
can be seen usually in the north polar region.
There is an expression that "Norwegians are born with skis." They love to ski.
Sky online the biggest mountain in Norway.
"The Three Billy Goats Gruff'" is a Norwegian fairy tale. The author is unknown, tt was collected by Peter Christen Asbjornsen and Jorgen Moe who first published it.
Husband Who Minded the House
A husband gleefully trades places with his wife, only to find that
her work is not as easy as it looks.
(Nordic Folk Tale)
Ram and the Pig Who Set Up House (Nordic Animal Tale) A ram, a
pig, a rooster, a goose, and a hare leave the farmhouse to build
their very own home in the woods.
Wild Ducks (Nordic Magical Creatures) To break an evil spell
that was cast on her 12 older brothers, a princess must face
frightening trials and dangers.
and His Brothers (Nordic Adventure Tale)
The king announces that half the kingdom will be awarded to anyone
who can chop down a giant oak and dig a well in deep rock, and three
brothers answer the call.
Scream Blow Painting
After looking at Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” create a painting to show how much expression can be created with lines and color.
All About Norway paper craft quilt-print and complete.
Edvard Munch: The
Norwegian Recipes in English
You may think of cutthroat pirates when you think Viking but most
were farmers looking for more farmland. Your guide Thorkel will teach
you about the Norse people.