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Encyclopedia > Northern Norway

In norwegian: "Nord-Norge" meaning Northern Norway. The term Nord-Norge consist of the three nortern countys Nordland, Troms and Finnmark. An inhabitant of one of these countys are called "nordlending". Nordlending is a commonly used expression and is not disparaging.


The largest towns in Northern Norway: Bodø, Narvik, Harstad, Tromsø, Alta, Hammerfest

Inhabitants (2002): 462.908.

Total inhabitants in Norway (2004): 4.574.560

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Norway - MSN Encarta (960 words)
To the north is the Barents Sea, an arm of the Arctic Ocean; to the west is the Norwegian Sea; and to the south are the Skagerrak, a strait separating Norway from Denmark, and the North Sea.
Norway is a land of rugged, pine-topped mountain ranges, valleys gouged out by glaciers, and narrow deep-sided inlets from the sea known as fjords.
Northern Norway is a vast region of fjords, mountains, and islands.
Norway travel guide - Wikitravel (4852 words)
Norway [1] is the westernmost of the three Scandinavian countries, located in Northern Europe west of Sweden.
Norway is located on a large peninsula shared with Sweden in the north of Europe.
Norway is often described as a "dry" country, because alcohol is highly priced and glass of wine/beer in a restaurant is in the range of 60 kr (£6/$9/€9).
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