Facts About Norway For Kids; Norway Culture Facts!

If you have already visited Norway then you already know and if not then just Google Norway and you will be amazed after seeing the scenic views that are located in Norway. Norway is one of the best adventuring as well as the touring location of all time. Norway is undeniably one of the most beautiful places located on Earth. It’s home to so many natural wonders, spectacular cities, mesmerizing history, and really joyful people.

Facts about Norway-

Safest and Richest Place

If you don’t know about this then you must appreciate the country for its lowest crime rate. It is a peaceful country. Norway is considered to be one of the safest places around the globe as the crime rate in Norway is extremely low such as the murder rate is low, the detention rate is low. Norway is also considered to be one of the richest nations as the sovereign wealth fund is presently worth around $1 trillion and that’s a lot of money.

Happiest Country in the World

According to the UN’s World Happiness report, Norway in 2017 was considered as the world’s happiest country.  The report said that the country has achieved long, happy and ecological lives even after tourist influence over the place. Norway has social happiness, levels of caring, freedom to make life decisions, generosity, good governance, honesty, health, and income more than other countries in the report.

Norway isn’t called Norway

Norway is basically the name of the country in the English language but in Norwegian, the country is called Norge. In the lesser-used Nynorsk range of Norwegian, the spelling is Noreg.

English Is Spoken Everywhere

However, there are many languages spoken in Norway but the Norwegian language is the most widely spoken as well as it is the main official language of the country. We all know that to communicate efficiently, there should be a medium through which we can exchange thoughts and you will be surprised to know that English is spoken everywhere in Norway. So, you won’t be troubled to stick around a guide to become a translator. You can freely speak to the locals and by chance, if you miss your squad then you can easily be guided by the people around you.

Norway Introduced Salmon Sushi to the Japanese in the Eighties

Without a doubt, this is one of the most interesting facts about Norway for the reason that Sushi is considered to be the Japanese culture. But before even the introduction, the Japanese didn’t serve salmon sushi. At present, you can find sushi everywhere in Japan and it has now become one of the most common options when you go to a sushi restaurant in Japan.

Midnight Sun during Summer and Polar Nights during Winter

The sun in Norway never goes down for a number of weeks while during winter, the opposite happens as the sun never rises for quite a few weeks. This is termed as “Midnight Sun” and “Polar Night” which occur in the Northern parts of the country.

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The Land of thousands of Lakes

There are at least 450,000 freshwater lakes located in Norway. Most of it was formed by glacial erosion. A few less than 400 of Norway’s lakes have an area of more than 5 square kilometers (1.9 sq mi).

Facts About Norway

Birthplace of the Vikings

Scandinavia is the homeland of the fearless and skilled warriors “Vikings”. These skilled warriors and sailors were the one who discovered, conquered as well as raided a number of regions for centuries before Christianity found its way here.

You can Spectate Northern Lights in Norway

If you haven’t seen these amazing Northern Lights, then you must head to Norway. The very best time to spectate the Northern Lights is for the duration of a period of solar maximum. The midnight sun of the Arctic Circle creates it impossible to watch the aurora all through the summer months. Top Northern Lights season in Norway is in the middle of November and March.


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