Population: 4,503,440 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: Norwegian (official)

Background: Despite its neutrality, Norway was not able to avoid occupation by Germany in World War II. In 1949, neutrality was abandoned and Norway became a member of NATO. Discovery of oil and gas in adjacent waters in the late 1960s boosted Norway's economic...

Currency: Norwegian Krone (NOK, NOK (8.13 = US$1))

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.


Norwegian Font Foundries

 · CheapProFonts
 · DNC
 · The Infamous Foundry
 · Yeahllow

Norwegian Typographic People

 · Gøran Frilstad
 · Morten Iveland
 · Cato Hernes Jensen
 · Roger S. Nelsson
 · Hilde Skjølberg
 · Torleiv Sverdrup

Related Links

 · Luc Devroye: The font scene in Norway
 · The Harvard Independent: Scandinavian Fonts by Shane Wilson
 · CIA World Factbook: Norway
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Norway
 · BBC Country profile: Norway