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Norway
By: Kelby Tenney and Brianna Speight

Foods
Norwegians don't go out to lunch like we do.
Middag
Smørbrød dinners (open face sanwhiches)
"Lunch" is served from 1-4.
Middag is sometimes served from 1-8.
Boiled cod, reindeer steak, salmon (kokt laks), crayfish (kreps), and many other things.
Frokost- breakfeast
Government
Works Cited
http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0107851.html
Environment
The weather varies throughout Norway, but is mostly moderate.
On the other hand, in some areas it can be extremely cold (-40F) but form most of the country this is not true.
Population: 5.019 million (2012)

Religion: Evangelical Lutheran

Language: Nynorsk or Bokmål
North Germanic Language
Denmark, Sweden, Spain

Life expectancy: 81.3 years
About Norway
Evangelical Lutheran-
Strict Christians
Transportation:
Buses
Trains
Car hires
Buses
Ferries
Capital
Oslo
Constitutional Monarchy
Military
Seasons
Air force
Navy
Coastal Rangers
Coast Guards
Army
Home Guards- "Local Defense Volunteers"
- Kept people going
19- 35 years
Summer: Late June-early August
Fall: September-November
Winter: December-March
Spring: April-mid June
English
januar
februar
mars
april
mai
juni
juli
august
september
oktober
november
desember
Norwegian
Economy
January
Febuary
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Government controls key areas
Natural resources - petroleum, hydropower, fish, forests, and minerals
A Brief History
1015- First effective King (He started trying to convert Norwegians to Christianity
1442-1814- Danish Kings ruled Norway until in 1814 it united with Sweden
1905- Separated from Sweden and once again became ruled by a Danish King
During World War I, Norway stayed neutral along with Sweden and Denmark.
During World War II, Norway was invaded by the Germans on April 9, 1940 and two months later were completely in control.
Norway executed the Prime Minister from Germany and regained control of themselves.
By 1995 Norway was the 2nd largest oil export. (Saudi Arabia is the first)
Festivals and Music
Alex Rybak
Current Conditions and Disagreements
Contributions
News
http://voiceofrussia.com/2012_06_06/77271953/
Disagreement with Russia on the fishing industry in the Arctic.
Norway makes many contributions to the UN every year. Mostly they help with funding, some of which is mandatory that they help with, but normally they voluntarily contribute at or above the mandatory level on top of the already paid mandatory funding.
http://www.norway-un.org/NorwayandUN/Norwegian-UN-Politcies/Norwegian-Contributions-to-the-UN/
Driving:
50 miles an hour
red warning triangle
yellow florescent vest

Weather:
Colder than our winters
http://www.visitnorway.com/us/About-Norway/Safety-first/Driving-in-Norway/
3.4% unemployment rate
Ice Festival
Dancing
http://www.norwaypost.no/
http://www.firda.no/
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