The Kingdom of Norway as it is officially known is a Scandinavian unitary constitutional monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula, Jan Mayen, the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, and the sub-Antarctic Bouvet Island. Comprising of a landmass of 385,252 square kilometres, Norway has a population of 5.1 million people, and is the 2nd least densely populated country in Europe.
To the east, Norway shares a 1,619 kilometre border with Sweden, which for all of you trivia buffs is actually the longest uninterrupted border within both Scandinavia and Europe at large. Up in the north-east, Norway is bordered by Finland and Russia, the Skagerrak Strait to the south, and Denmark on the west.
Norways extensive coastline which faces the North Atlantic Ocean and the Barents Sea, is renowned for its fjords laced landscape. The capital city of Norway is Oslo, which is the largest in the nation, and consists of around 630,000 people.
The major cities to visit in Norway would definitely have to be Stavanger, Bodo, Lillehammer, Alesund, Trondheim, Longyearbyen, Bergen, Kirkenes, Tromso and Oslo.
Norway also has a plethora of natural resources such as minerals, lumber, hydropower, petroleum, natural gas, seafood and fresh water.