Norway - leisure , attractions , weather , food , tours , photos , map
Travels / / April 05, 2016
Norway - this is the country where the dreams of visiting everyone who wants to see the northern part of Europe.The Kingdom of Norway is situated on the northern expanses of Europe, it occupies the west coast of the Scandinavian peninsula.In the east, the country borders with Finland, Sweden and Russia, the western part of the Norwegian Sea and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Barents Sea in the north, but the south and the North Sea.
Norwegian kingdom occupies an area of 385,155 square kilometers with a population of about 4.3 million Norwegians, of which 30 thousand people - a minority - the Sami.Sami people live north of the Arctic Circle and has its own culture, traditions and language.
main value of Norway - a natural wealth.The unique flavor of country produce low mountains covered with meadows and forests, many secluded coves and picturesque fjords encircle its coast.Harmoniously situated bays, clear lakes, magnificent waterfalls - all this is rightly called Norway - one of the mostbeautiful countries in the world.
Norway belongs to the Svalbard archipelago, the island of Jan Mayen, and more than 50 thousand small islands.
State language of the country - Norway, in some regions is considered to be formal - Sami.
form of government in Norway - a constitutional monarchy.The head of state - the king - Harald V. The national currency of the country - the Norwegian krone (NOK).
state religion in Norway is Lutheran, but the country has a lot of followers and other Protestant churches.
Norway - the capital and largest city of the Kingdom of
Capital Norway - Oslo.It is the ancient capital of Northern Europe.Today, Oslo - an industrial, commercial and port center of the country with the population - 550 thousand people.
largest city in Norway - Bergen with the population - 200 thousand.
- Tronheyn with the population - 150 thousand
-. Stavanger has a population - 100 thousand
Norway -. Life Tours
One of the cleanest and most beautiful countries in the world - Norway annually attracts millions of tourists from all over the world with its magnificent unspoiled nature, whichits restrained power is able to impress the most sophisticated traveler.Her white night, majestic cliffs, blue glaciers, fjords luxury - all this seemed to rest in eternity.
Norway is the most visited by tourists of the Scandinavian country.Its diversity of nature, preserved traditions of the Viking tribes and the best European royal courts, ultramodern cities, which is intertwined with the ancient monuments of architecture, high standard of living and an excellent tourist infrastructure - all this allows you to turn a trip to Norway on a journey into the mysterious, intriguing world, in which allsurrounded by the beauty of nature and comfort.
Norway - a country for true romantics.It is not the usual tourist attractions and sandy beaches, but it is this country is a prime magnet attracting tourists for its excellent ski resorts.It is intriguing ancient legends of the Vikings trolls secrets of glaciers.Tour in Norway allows you to experience an unprecedented pleasure of fishing, as well as witness the unique creations of nature - the majestic beauty of the fjords and fill your vacation amazing tranquility and harmony.
especially Norway is famous for its ski resorts, which are recognized as the birthplace of skiing and represent an excellent opportunity to improve the riding level.Ski resorts in Norway are among the best in Europe.Most resorts are focused on the family audience, prefer a quiet holiday with a high level of comfort.Among the most popular resorts in Norway - Trysil;
most attractive from a tourist point of view, is the city of Bergen, which is a true "kingdom of fjords".Norway - is one of those countries that surprises, impresses and leaves from visiting her only vivid and unforgettable memories.
Norway - attractions
Norwegian kingdom full of interesting, unique, ancient and beautiful.The main treasure of the country - it is beautiful nature, but the Norwegian fjords are a luxurious pearl.Almost the entire coastline of the country - it has deep bays sung in the ancient Norse sagas.Most of them are framed neizvergayuschimisya waterfalls with emerald water.The most fascinating journey to Norway - a boat trips on the fjords.The most popular of them - it Lysefjord
Stavangerford and many others.
main tourist center of Norway - a peninsula Bogde, which is filled with museums and ancient monuments.Special attention is given and the Svalbard archipelago, whose territory - a unique natural reserve with rare polar animals and the world's largest bird colonies.
Among many Norwegian kingdom emphasis attractions deserve: - Arctic Cathedral
- Oslo City
Museum - Fairy Caves Gudvangen
- Road Troll
- Castle Hill
- Cathedral of St. Olaf
Cathedral - Whirlpool Saltstraumen
- Atlantic Marine Park and many more.others.
Norway - weather (climate)
coastal areas of Norway, thanks to the Gulf Stream, has a temperate maritime climate, but the mountainous areas of the country - a continental climate with relatively cold winters and hotter summers.The northern part of the country - this summer - the polar day, and winter - the polar night.
The average temperature in Norway: Winter - 4;
Spring + 5;
summer + 16;
Weather in Norway is now :
Norway - kitchen
basis of the Norwegian cuisine - a sea of products.Only in Norway, you can taste the famous dried cod "klipfiks".And, of course, gourmets all over the world known Norwegian amazing dish - smoked salmon.The country has a huge range of popular fish dishes, which is why in Norway are so many fish restaurants.
Norwegian haute cuisine - this game, salmon, venison and partridge.
extremely popular in the country and dairy products.The Norwegians even believe that their milk is the best in the world.
can say that in the country there is the cult of coffee, 87% of the population drink coffee before and after lunch, with liqueurs and desserts.Among alcoholic beverages, Norway favored beer "Rignes", gin, vodka and whiskey.And the most famous drink in the country, which has won great popularity among the guests of Norway ski resorts - is "glegg" (grog).
Cuisine Norway is very distinctive and has its own unique flavor that will satisfy even the most pretentious gourmand.
Norway - interesting facts
Norwegians - it is extremely secured by the nation, thanks to its vast reserves of energy.
Norway is one of the most expensive countries in the world.All goods and services in the country several times more expensive in comparison with other European countries.
Almost every Norwegian, compared with other Europeans, is a mini-Aligarh.
Norway is the longest road tunnel in the world - "Laerdal".
Another interesting fact is that 10 thousand years ago, Norway was fully constrained on all sides by ice.
Norway - visa
Norwegian kingdom is a list of Schengen countries.Russian citizens to visit this country requires registration of one of the types of visas: - Travel;
period of consideration of documents for visa to Norway, as a rule, is 10 working days.
Norway - Embassy
Kingdom of Norway Embassy in Moscow is located at ul.Cook, 7
phone number: +7 (495) 933 Oct. 14 Fax: +7 495 933 14 November