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Norway. By: Kayla Lang. Geography. What some of the important land forms and bodies of water in this country? Seas: The North Sea and the Norwegian Sea Land Forms: Forbidding Terrain, very mountainous, the fjords, and glaciers. Where in the world is this country?

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Norway

Norway

By: Kayla Lang


Geography

Geography

  • What some of the important land forms and bodies of water in this country?

    Seas: The North Sea and the Norwegian Sea

    Land Forms: Forbidding Terrain, very mountainous, the fjords, and glaciers.

  • Where in the world is this country?

    The North East Hemisphere, on the very end of Europe (On the west end).

  • Map of the Country


People

People

  • What is/are the official language(s) of this country?

    Germanic Language- has two forms Bokmål and Nynorsk.

  • What are the main religions in this country?

    Pentecostals, Roman Catholics, and various Protestant, and Islamic.

  • What is the life expectancy (The age until which a person is expected to live.) for males and females in this country?

    Male: 77.29

    Female: 82.74

  • What is the literacy rate (The literacy rate is the percentage of people over age 15 who can read in a certain country.) for males and females in this country?

  • Male: 100%

  • Female: 100%


Government

Government

  • What is the system of government (be sure to define this for us) in this country?

    Constitutional Monarchy- A monarchy in which the powers of the ruler are restricted to those granted under the constitution and laws of the nation.

  • Who/What group is currently in control of this country?

    Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg

    President: Ms Tove PAULE


Economy

Economy

  • What are some of the main ways in which people in this country make a living?

    Agriculture- 2.9%

    Industry- 21.1%

    Services- 76%

  • What is the per capita GDP in this country? (This is the value of all final goods and services produced within a nation in a given year divided by the average population for the same year. Some people think of this as the average amount of $$$$ made by each person in the country in one year. The most recent per capita GDP listed for the United States is $46,900.)

    $59,300 (2009)


2010 olympic games

2010 Olympic Games

  • How many athletes (male/female) from your country are participating in this year’s Winter Olympics?

    99

  • How many events are athletes from your country participating in during this year’s Winter Olympics?

    11


Medals

Medals

  • GOLD MEDALS

  • # of gold medals: 9 in what events: Biathlon-Woman’s 15 km, Cross Country- Ladies Sprint Classic, Biathlon- Men’s 20 km, Cross- Country- Ladies 15 km pursuit, Alpine Skiing- Men’s Super- G, -Country Skiing- Men’s Team Sprint Free, Cross-Country Skiing-Ladies’ 4x5 km Relay Classic/Free, Cross-Country Skiing- Men’s 50 km Mass Start Classic, Biathlon- 4x7.5 km Relay.

  • SILVER MEDALS

  • # of silver medals: 8 in what events: Alpine Skiing- Men’s Downhill, Biathlon- Men’s 10 km Sprint, Biathlon-Men’s 20 km, Freestyle Skiing- Ladies Cross Finals, Alpine Skiing- Men’s Giant Slalom, Cross- Country Skiing- Men’ 4x10 km Relay Classic/Free, Curling- Men, Cross-Country Skiing- 30 km, Mass Start Classic.


Medals continued

Medals (Continued)

  • BRONZE MEDAL

  • # of bronze medals: 6 in what events: Cross Country- Men’s Sprint Classic, Cross-Country- Ladies 10 km Free, Speed Skating- 1500 m, Freestyle Skiing-Men’s Ski Cross Finals, Ski Jumping- Team, Alpine Skiing- Men’s Giant Slalom.


Records

Records

  • My country did not set any records


Interesting news

Interesting News

  • Links-

  • http://www.vancouver2010.com/olympic-news/n/news/afp-news/curling--royal-approval-for-norways-crazy-trousers_289668Si.html

  • http://www.vancouver2010.com/olympic-news/n/news/afp-news/cross-country-skiing--norway-wins-womens-relay--third-gold-for-bjoergen_293070tJ.html

  • http://www.vancouver2010.com/olympic-news/n/news/afp-news/cross-country-skiing--norway-hoping-pettersen-can-spark-gold_289928tw.html

  • http://www.nbcolympics.com/news-features/news/newsid=447212.html

  • http://www.nbcolympics.com/news-features/news/newsid=438933.html

  • For more information go to www.vancouver2010.com or www.nbcolympics.com


Bibliography

Bibliography

  • Norway Flag (1st pg)-

    http://intize.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/norwegian-flag-norway-surfing.gif

  • Map of Norway(2nd pg)

    https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/no.html


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