The usual Old Norse form of Norway is Noregr and the usual medieval Latin form Nor(th)vegia, though the earliest known written occurrence of the name is English (in the late-ninth-century account of the travels of Ohthere of Hålogaland), in the form norðweg. Although some medieval texts attribute the name to a mythical King Nórr, it is conventionally derived today from Old Norse *norðvegr, meaning "the northern route" (the way northwards). There is, however, some possibility that medieval forms in norð-, north- are folk-etymologisations, and that the name has other origins.
Our official language is Norwegian. The capital is Oslo. 94 % of the population is Norwegians and Sami, 6 % from other countries. We have parliamentary democracy under constitutional monarchy. The Monarch is Harald V and current Prime Minister is Jens Stoltenberg, Labour Party.
Norways constitiution day is May 17. We got our Independence June 05, back in 1905, after beeing in union with Sweden.
Total area is 385.252 square kilometers. And the population is 4.785.200. This gives every Norwegian a total of 12 square kilometers each(population density).
Our Timezone is CET(UTC+1, Summer time) and CEST(UTC+2, Winter time). The currency is Norwegian Krone, NOK, our calling code is 47 and we drive on the right side of the road.
Coat of Arms:
And this is how it can look like:
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