Capital: Oslo

Population: 5,085,147 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Norwegian Krone (NOK)

Official Languages: Norwegian, Nynorsk, Sami

Unofficial Languages: Finnish, and other minor languages and dialects

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Norwegian, Sami, other European, and others

Largest Cities: Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger

Main Sport: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Football

Political System: Constitutional Monarchy

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Palm Sunday (March 20)

Maundy Thursday (March 24)

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter (March 27-28)

International Workers’ Day (May 1)

Ascention Day (May 5)

Whit Sunday (May 16-17)

Constitution Day (May 17)

Christmas Day (December 25)

Boxing Day (December 26)

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