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  • Sunset

    There is an underground seed bank on the archipelago of Svalbard, storing seeds from all possible threats such as war and disasters.  It is known as the 'Doomsday' seed vault.

  • Viking graffiti
    Get over it

    Vikings didn't wear helmets with horns, ever.

  • Fjord
    Natural Splendour

    Norway is famous for its natural beauty. It has Europe's highest and the world's 6th highest waterfall - Vinnufossen - at 860m.

  • Anchor

    Norway has Europe's longest coastline at over 53,000km.

  • Graffiti Wall
    Beat That

    Norway has won more medals in the Winter Olympics than any other country. Ever.

Fast Facts

  • Official Name: Kingdom of Norway
  • Capital: Oslo
  • Population: 4.7 million
  • Official Language: Norwegian
  • Currency: Norwegian Krone
  • Government Type: Constitutional Monarchy
  • Academic Year
    Semester 1:  early August to mid-December
    Semester 2: early January to mid-June 

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