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 GENERAL INFO (Jump to Diary)
The Kingdom of Norway is an unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy, covering 385.178 square kilometres and measuring around 1750 kilometres as the eagle fly. It is the home of 5.258.317 citizens, of which 82% are Christians and 2% Muslims. The currency is Norwegian Krone, worth 0,79 DAnish Krone and 0,11. The GDP is US$376.268 billion.
The southern and western parts of Norway, fully exposed to Atlantic storm fronts, experience more precipitation and have milder winters than the eastern and far northern parts. The south-eastern Norway including parts of Mjsa have warm-summer humid continental climates.
The fauna is rich, and among the interesting larger mammals are Eurasian elk (Alces alces), Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), Wild boar (Sus scrofa), Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus), Raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides), Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx), Wolverine (Gulo gulo), European otter (Lutra lutra), Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber), Grey wolf (Canis lupus) and the Brown bear (Ursus arctos).
The flora contains 2.800 species of vascular plants, but none I am that eager to see.

DIARY
Well, besides from a short visit, I have not made it here yet, but one day!

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