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Transcript of Norway
5 165 800
Since 2007, the population of Norway has increased rapidly because 238 300 immigrants have migrated to live in Norway.
Population Pyramid of Norway
Population density of Norway:
Major Cities of Norway
Where Is Norway Located?
The distance between Canada and Norway is 5,847 km
Dot Distribution map of Norway
The Norwegian Flag was selected on July 17, 1821, during the period when Norway was joined together with Sweden. The colours on the Norwegian flag where chosen from the french flag as a symbol of liberty and revolution.
The colours on the Norwegian flag represent:
White - peace and honesty
Red - hardiness, bravery, strength and valor
Blue - truth, loyalty, perseverance and justice
$65 188.52/per capita
Holidays in Norway
Quality of Life
How does Norway's Literacy Rate compare to Canada's?
Canada's literacy rate compares to Norway's because Norway's literacy rate is 100%, and Canada's litercy rate is 99%, so they are very close in comparison. Norway's litercy rate might be greater than Canada's because you don't have to pay for tuition fees in Norway. In Norway, you are also required to go to school from ages 6 to 16.
Norway's Coat of Arms
Natural Increase in Norway
The natural increase is 1.64/1000 people
Birth rate is 10.90/1000 people
Death rate is 9.26/1000 people
Norway was in union with Denmark from year 1380 to 1814. Later that year Norway entered into a new union with Sweden which lasted until 1905. They had there own king, who was known as king Haakon, the seventh he was the first ruler of independent Norway.
When Norway became its own country it meant they could choose a king again and elect its own government. Norwegians today are strong and proud of thier country and its achievements.
People first settled in Norway 10 000 years ago. They first lived off of hunting and fishing, but Norway, gradually began to farm the land and live stock. The first farmars setteled arouned 500 BC. This period is known as the bronze age, since bronze was the metal used to make jewellery and tool. Eventally Norway entered into the iron age. In the iron age better tools where made and the amount of trading grew. The viking age lasted from year 800 to 1030 this was a very eventful time and grew the norwegian history.
Maunay Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday, is the Thursday of Passion week, one day before Good Friday. Maunay Thursday is the name given to the day on which Jesus celebratated pass over with his diciples, known as "the last supper."
Ascension day is the 40 day after Easter, which occurs 39 days after Easter Sunday. It is a christian holiday that commemorates Jesus Christ ascension into heaven according to christian belief. Ascension Day marks the 40 day after Jesus Christ resurrection according to the christian belief.
The Subjects of Primary and Lower Secondary Education
Christianity, Religion and Ethics Education (CREE)
Arts and Crafts
Foreign Languages/ Language In-depth Studies
Food and Health
Student Council Work
Optional Program Subject
Government of Norway
Norway has two types of governments:
is a type of govermment
where a king or queen
would act as
Head of State.
Why is Canada's population density
so much lower than
Living Standards in Norway are basically the same in Canada!
Half of Norway's population earns close to four times as much as the other half.
The average citizen in Norway's household income per capita is
32 093 USD a year.
The life expectancy in Norway is 81 years for men, and for women the average life expectancy is 84 years.
Norway is ranked 17 in the world for life expectancy.
Ages for legal purposes
The legal age of majority is eighteen (18) years old.
Age of consent for sexual activity
The legal age of consent for sexual activity is sixteen (16) years old.
Age of consent for marriage
The legal age of consent for marriage is eighteen (18) years old.
In Norway, weddings are almost the same as weddings in Canada.
Children are not aloud at weddings unless the children are the grooms or the brides son(s) and/or daughter(s)
The bride wears a white dress and the groom wears a black tuxedo
They still have a wedding cake but, the only difference is that the cake is the traditional kransekake
The national sport of Norway is Cross-Country skiing, and some common sports in Norway include: Football (soccer), Ice-Hockey,and Handball.
Sports team (names) in Norway: Ice Hockey (IIHF hockey, just called Team Norway)
hey ~ hei
my name is ___ ~ jeg heter ___
yi het-der ___
what is your name? ~ hve heter du
va het-der du
black ~ svart
white ~ hvit
blue ~ blå
green ~ grønn
yellow ~ gul
red ~ rød
purple ~ lilla
brown ~ brun
Influential Leaders of Norway
Some famous leaders of Norway include:
-Kjetil Andre Aamodt who is an olympic ski medalist
-Niels Henrik Abel who is a mathematician
-Roald Amundsen who is an explorer of polar regions and was the first to reach the South Pole
-Jan Siguard Baalsrud who was a WWII freedom fighter and commando of the Norwegian resistance
Some influential leaders of Norway include:
-Åge Konradsen (Conservative Party)
-Andreas E. Eidsaa (Christian Democratic Party)
-Erna Solberg (Prime Minister since October 16th, 2013)
_Harald V (King of Norway since January 17th, 1991)
(Queen of Norway since January 17th, 1991)
-Haakon Magnus (Crown Prince of Norway)
-Märtha Louise (Princess of Norway)
If you Learn Norwegian, you are basically learning Swedish and Danish. These languages are very similar.
The Norwegian military consists of 5 branches which include:
-The Norwegian Army
-The Norwegian Coast Guards
-The Royal Norwegian Air Force
-The Norwegian Home Guards
-The Norwegian Cyber Guards
National Food: Fårikål (combination of lamb and cabbage, National food for over 40 years.)
Common Meat Dishes in Norway Include:
Svinekoteletter (pork chops)
Reinsdyrsteik (reindeer roast)
Other Common Dishes in Norway Include:
Surslid (pickled herring)
Gravet Elg (sweet and salty cured moose)
Krukamer (traditional sweet pastry)
Cuisine is in every culture, and in Norway, traditional food draws heavily on the raw materials available throughout the country. Norwegians have a stronger focus on fish and game (meat). Diet plays a big role in Norway, as the Norwegian population is among the healthiest in the world.
Harald V. of Norway
The Parliamentary system would act as Head of Government. The government would govern the country, introduce legislation, authorize public spending, impose taxes and control the work of the Government.
In Norway the education system is a little different than in Canada.
In Norway Primary schools start in grade 1 (age 6) and end in grade 7 (age 13).
No official grades are given. However, the teacher often writes a comment, and sometimes an unofficial grade on tests.
Lower Secondary schools start in grade 8 (age 13) and end in grade 10 (age 16).
When the students enter lower secondary school, at age 12 or 13, they begin getting grades for their work. Their grades together with their location in the country will determine whether they get accepted to their high school of choice or not.
Upper Secondary school from ages 16-19.
Upper secondary school (high school) is three years of optional schooling.
Universities, University colleges and Private schools.
Higher education is anything beyond upper secondary school, and normally lasts 3 or more years.
Norway has a mixed economic system.
Norway has a very high standard of living compared with other European countries.
The Norwegian economy is a mixed economy. The country is richly blessed with natural resources such as petroleum, hydropower, fish, and minerals. Norway is highly dependent on the petroleum sector, which is 30% of what Norway exports. Norway is the third largest natural gas exporter, and seventh largest oil exporter in the world.
Norwegians like to view themselves as "egalitarian people", which is a part of their culture that states that the people of Norway believe in equal rights. Their culture depicts that they treat eachother for themselves and not for what they do for a living or how much they earn. Norwegians also pride themselves on being honest and sincere in their personal lives and relationships.
Marriage and Family Culture:
Marriage is not a necessity to start a family. Many couples also live together without legalizing marriage. Therefore, it's best not to make assumptions about marital status's in Norway.
Woman are highly respected in the Norwegian culture, and generally recieve an eqaul pay. If a Norwegian woman decides to stay home with a pre-schooled child(ren), she will recieve a monthly stipend from the government. Woman may also take up to one year on a maternity leave at 80% pay, or 10 months at 100% pay.
A poet named Aksel Sandemose put soemthing called Jante's Law into words, and this law contains and important element of Norwegian culture, which is humility. Jante's Law teaches people modesty and to not "think big". It is demonstrated in most people's refusal to criticize others. Jante's Law states that:
You shall not think you are special.
You shall not believe you are smarter than others.
You shall not believe you are wiser than others.
You shall not behave as if you are better than others.
You shall not believe that you know more than others.
You shall not believe that you can fix things better than others.
You shall not laugh at others.
You shall not believe that others care about you.
You shall not believe that you can teach others anything.
Capital of Norway
The capital of Norway is Oslo.
What is Norway Known For?
Norway is known for its beautiful fjords.
Football (soccer) has the highest participation level of any other sport in norway. The winter sports of biathlon and cross-country skiing are the most eagerly followed.
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Norway is known mainly for its beautiful, majestic, and natural fjords.
Some fjords in Norway include:
These fjords are among some of Norways most beautiful natural features!
some other natral features of Norway include:
The Vøringsfossen Waterfall
The Atlantic Road
The North Cape
The Briksdalsbreen Glacier
The Atlantic Road
The Briksdalsbreen Glacier