Officially called the Kingdom of Norway, with Oslo as the capital, this constitutional monarchy comprises the western part of Scandinavian Peninsula, the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, Jan Mayen and the Bouvet Island. As one of the Scandinavian nations, it currently has a population of over 5 million people. Famous for its fjords, expansive forests and rugged coastline, Norway is a major shipping nation, with large petroleum resources and a variety of fish: salmon, herring, trout and codfish are all extremely popular. Represented by such authors
Norwegian Baby Names
Norway is called ‘the Land of the Midnight Sun’! From the Scandinavian Peninsula of fjords, expansive forests, salmon and cross-country skiing comes an old naming tradition, based on Vikings and Norse mythology!