Flåm and Hemsedal, Norway

Hemsedal, Norway

Flåm The word “flom” means a small meadow surrounded by steep slopes. The Flåm Valley was formed over millions of years by several glaciers that are now majestic valleys. Flam itself is a picturesque, advertised town where Viking festivals are regularly held. The port is visited daily by tourist cruise liners and ships from Sweden and the Faroe Islands. Note: according to allcitypopulation, the population of Norway is 5.408 million (2021).…

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Norway Overview

Norway flag

Norway is a neighboring country to Sweden, and known for its magnificent nature with fjords, mountains and midnight sun. The northern tip of the country extends into the Arctic Ocean and is Europe’s northernmost point. The Norwegian fjords have been named the world’s best travel destination by National Geographic. Capital: Oslo Biggest city: Oslo State: monarchy Language: Norwegian (Bokmål and Nynorsk) Religion: Protestantism Surface: 385 199 km² Population: 5.1 million…

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Norway Population and Language

Norway Population and Language

Norway is one of Western Europe’s most sparsely populated countries. Half of the residents live in the area around the Oslo Fjord in the southeast. The coasts of southern and western Norway are also relatively densely populated. The population has traditionally been uniform with small minorities of Sami and Finns. Until the 1970s, immigration was greater than immigration. Then came mainly Swedes, Danes, British and Americans. In the 1990s, immigration…

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