Welcome to Norway

Norway is a northern Europe situated in the western part of the Scandinavian peninsula. Norway has land borders to the east with Finland, Sweden, and Russia. To its north lies the, Barents Sea, to the west the Norwegian Sea and the North Sea, and to the south Skagerrak.

Nearly half of the inhabitants of the country live in the far south, in the region around Oslo, the capital, the other two-thirds of Norway is mountainous, often uninhabitable and covered by mountains, glaciers, moors, and rivers.

Visitors come to experience the outdoors with numerous resorts for skiing and snowboarding, dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer.