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Norway Prezi

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Norway Project
By:
Camilla, Kyla, Bayli, and April People and Society Ethnic Groups: 94.4%
Languages: Bokmal and Nynorsk Norwegian
Religion: Chruch of Norway (Euangelical)
Population: 4,707,270
Capital: Oslo
3 largest cities: Bergen, Tironcheim, Stavanger
Life expectancy: 81 years
Education expectancy: 25,645,460,000
Compared to the rest of the world: #17
literacy rate: 15 years + 100% male and females Geography: Absolute Location: 6200N 1000E
Relative Location: Borders Russia Finland and Sweden are to the east by the Atlantic Ocean
Physical Landforms: many ranges of mountain. has rugged land of elevated plateaus, deep forested valleys, and some remains of ice age glaciers
Natural Resources: Petroleum,Natural gas, Iron Ore, Copper, Lead, Zinc Titanium, Pyrites, Nickel,Fish,Timber,and hydro power
Current Environmental Issues: Water Pollution, Acid rain damaging forests and affecting lakes Economy Type of economy: mixed
GDP per Capita: compared to the rest of the world: #8
GDP composition by sector: Ag: 2.9% Ind: 39.5% Services: 57.8%
Labor force by occupation: Ag: 2.8% Ind: 21.1% Services: 76%
Agriculture products: barley, wheat, potatoes, pork, beef, veal, milk, fish
Export commodities: petroleum, machine, equipment, metals, chemicals, ships, fish
Import commodities: machinery, equipment, chemicals, metals, food stuff
Tourism attractions: dog sledding, reindeer sledging, ice skating,
Cultural landmarks: opera in odo, fish market Bergen, North Cape
Transportation: train, bus, tramway, ferry, boat, airplane, cars, bike Government: Type of Government: Constitutional Monarchy
Norway gained its independence on September 1905
The head of the State is the Monarch
Elections occur every 4 years
They serve for 4 years
The Parliament makes the laws
The two types of Political Pressure Groups and the Liberal Venstre and the Conservative Hoyre
European Union: An economics partnership of european countries, not part of the EU Military ~Branches of military -The Norwegian Army, Royal Norwegian Navy, Royal Norwegian Air force, Home Guard
~Military service age & obligation - Age: 18-44 years old for male compulsory military service, 16 years old for 6 months of service,17 for male volunteers and 18 for women. There is a 12 month service obligation. Bibliography https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/no.html
Textbook
Norway in Pictures by Eric Braun
www.norway.org
http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107851.html
http://www.Youtube.com Conclusion The most interesting thing about Norway is that it has a beautiful and forgotten landscape. Something new we learned is that Norway has many agricultural products despite the landscape being mainly mountains. The United States and Norway have a similar mixed economy. We would like to visit Norway someday because of its beautiful landscape and distinct culture. "Velkommen til Norge"
(Welcome to Norway) THANKS FOR WATCHING!! THANKS FOR WATCHING!! Please
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