Play Rugby in Norway
|February||26f /-3 c|
|July||64f / 15c|
|Rainfall||20 days in September|
|19 days in June|
|Currency||Norwegian krone (NOK)|
|Official language||Bokmal Norwegian|
Sport plays an important part in Norway. These are some of the popular sports canoeing, boating, fishing, and gymnastics. Like most other places in Norway, football is the most popular sport. Norwegian winter sports, include skiing, ski jumping, luge, skeleton, biathlon, curling, and snowboarding.
Facts, Icons and Landmarks
Norway is a Nordic country on the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula, located in Europe, and bordering Sweden, Finland and Russia.
Norway is a rugged and mountainous country, containing a great variety of natural features caused by prehistoric glaciers.
Trondheim, Norway's first capital, is home to the largest medieval cathedral in Scandinavia, Nidaros Cathedral.
Modern Norwegian cuisine, although still strongly influenced by its traditional background, now bears the marks of globalization: Pastas, pizzas and the like are as common as meatballs and cod as staple foods, and urban restaurants sport the same selection you would eNorwaypect to find in any western European city.