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Norway
By: Amanda Dinh
What type of crops are found in your country
.grains,barley,oats,wheat, potatoes
. Petroleum,natural gas, iron ore, cooper,lead,zinc,titanium,pyrites,nickel, fish,timber,hydropower
Norway
Location
- Norway is a country located in Northern Europe on the western and northern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula , bordering the North Sea in southwest and the Skagerrak inlet to the south, the North Atlantic Ocean in the west and the Barents Sea to the Northeast.
Education
Compulsory schooling in Norway is ten years and children start school at the age six. Primary and lower secondary education in Norway is found on the principle of a unified school system that provides equal and adapted education for all on the basis of a single national curriculum.
- the capitol of Norway is Oslo
- the language of Norway is North Germanic Language
- the government of Norway is Constitutional Monarchy
-Norway's economy is a mixed economy
- Norway's religion is Lutheran Protestant Christianity
Natural Resources in Norway
What type of agriculture
agriculture in Norway accounts for about 2% of annual GPD,and only
3% of the land is cultivated.
Famous landmarks
&
Buildings
Urnes Stave church
A 12th- century stave church at Ornes ,along the Lustrafjorden
in the municipality of luster in Sogh og Fjordane country, Norway. It sits on the eastern side of the fjord.
Preike stolen
Also known by the English translations of Preacher's Pulpit or Pulpit Rock, is a famous tourist attraction in Forsand , Ryfyle , Norway. It's a steep cliff which is 604 meters above Lysef.
Music
Before 1840, there were limited written resources of folk dance in Norway. Originally these historical attainments were believed to have a distinct Christian influence.
Dance
Halling the dance is traditionally prformed by young men at parties. Hallings dance can best be described as rhythic acrobatic dance and consists of a number of steps which requires both strength and softness.
Food
Norwegian cuisine in its traditional form is based largely on the raw materials readily available in Norway and its mountains, wilderness, & coast. It differs in many respects from its continental counter parts with a stronger focus on game and fish.

Festivals
Festivals fall broadly into two types, one focusing on celebration of historical or folk events, the other based around music, whether jazz, pop or classical.
Tradition
One tradition they do at something called Midsummer Night. This is celebrated on the 23rd of June, which is the feast of St John. An ancient custom includes lighting huge bonfires and dancing around it.
Sports
Football is the most popular sport in Norway in terms of active membership. The football Association of Norway was found in 1902 and the first international match was played in 1908.
Norway's Flag
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