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Country (long form)
Kingdom of Norway
Capital
Oslo
Total Area
125,182.04 sq mi
324,220.00 sq km
Population
4,481,162 (July 2000 est.)
Estimated Population in 2050
5,061,200
Languages
Norwegian (official)
Literacy
100.0% total, N/A% male, N/A% female
Religions
Evangelical Lutheran 86% (state church), other Protestant and Roman Catholic 3%, other 1%, none and unknown 10% (1997)
Life Expectancy
75.73 male, 81.77 female (2000 est.)
Government Type
constitutional monarchy
Currency
1 Norwegian krone (NKr) = 100 oere
GDP (per capita)
$25,100 (1999 est.)
Labor Force (by occupation)
services 74%, industry 22%, agriculture, forestry, and fishing 4% (1995)
Industry
petroleum and gas, food processing, shipbuilding, pulp and paper products, metals, chemicals, timber, mining, textiles, fishing
Agriculture
barley, other grains, potatoes; beef, milk; fish
Arable Land
3%
Exports
petroleum and petroleum products, machinery and equipment, metals, chemicals, ships, fish
Imports
machinery and equipment, chemicals, metals, foodstuffs
Natural Resources
petroleum, copper, natural gas, pyrites, nickel, iron ore, zinc, lead, fish, timber, hydropower
Current Environmental Issues
water pollution; acid rain damaging forests and adversely affecting lakes, threatening fish stocks; air pollution from vehicle emissions
Telephones (main lines in use)
2,325,010 (1997)
Telephones (mobile cellular)
1,676,763 (1997)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
21 (1999)