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Visit Norway

Norway might seem a little off the tourism travel path, but in reality it is only an afternoon’s flight from just about anywhere. In return for the effort to travel to this nation, you’ll be rewarded with spectacular snow-capped fjords, amazing vistas that include the northern lights embraced by an arctic backdrop, or the chance to enjoy a fun dogsledding or reindeer ride. That’s just for starters.

You can explore the cities of Norway just as easily as you can explore the incredible landscapes. You’re invited to find hidden gems along the tight cobblestone streets, enjoy a snack while your feet dangle in the water off a dock, and then have the adventure of a lifetime. Fresh air, clean water, and nature to see within minutes of wherever you happen to be makes this country an intriguing holiday destination.

Norway is known for some fantastic culinary adventures as well. Almost all of the dining options that you’re going to find here are locally produced, sometimes just steps from the restaurant itself. Ingredients are picked by hand in each region. Get a table out on the beach, enjoy the breathtaking view, and the authentic culture will allow you to connect like never before.

Whether you want to take a walk through history or just take a walk down to the beach on a sunny day, Norway has a simple magnificence that is difficult to replicate in the world today. You are close to everything you’ve always wanted to do with a trip here. Start planning that trip today and you might just decide to stay for a lifetime.

Travel and vacation in Norway

Here you can find information about travel and holiday trips to Norway. You will find travel deals as well as general travel information, guides, “good to know” and facts about Norway. You will also find updated current weather and forecasts.

Map and distances

Country map and calculation of distances

Rent your transport

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City Guides

Aalesund

#Aalesund Visit Aalesund Surrounded by the sea and with a large collection of Art Nouveau architecture, Ålesund has always been a port town that focused on...

Alta

#Alta Visit Alta Some of the earliest documented examples of modern human civilization can be found in Alta, a small community in the heart of Northern...

Bardufoss

#Bardufoss Visit Bardufoss Located in the Troms region of Norway, a visit to Bardufoos will is the chance to visit three unique villages that all offer...

Bergen

#Bergen Visit Bergen This 11th century city is the second largest in Norway, but it is more known for its beautiful location within the country. Known as...

Bodø

#Bodø Visit Bodø Founded in 1816, the purpose of establishing Bodø was to create a trading center. When the herring boom hit in 1860, however, it...

Drammen

#Drammen Visit Drammen Drammen is a stunning river city that has received numerous national and international awards for its urban development and environmental planning. The waterways...

Geilo

#Geilo Visit Geilo Geilo is located about three and a half hours from the capital city of Oslo. Set amidst amazing scenery just off the banks...

Haugesund

#Haugesund Visit Haugesund Founded in 1855, Haugesund was actually initially part of Torvastad.  When the town was divided, the population only had about 1,000 people in...

Good to know

Coronavirus & travel restrictions Norway

#Coronavirus Norway Coronavirus status - Norway How is the coronavirus situation in Norway ? See the statistics for the country in confirmed and present active Covid-19...

Local currency in Norway, Krone

Money in Norway (notes and coins) Norways legal tender is called Krone (NOK). 1 Krone = 100 Øre. Coins in circulation: 1, 5 10 and 20 Kroner coins Notes...

National Tourist Information Norway

Traveladvisor in Norway: Are you going on a vacation you can get lots of free and professional help, traveladvice and information from the National...

Weather and forecast

Oslo
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-4.4 ° C
-3.3 °
-5.6 °
50 %
0.9kmh
68 %
Mon
2 °
Tue
4 °
Wed
1 °
Thu
4 °
Fri
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Largest cities

See the list of the largest and most important cities in the country, and the size of the cities by population.

Important: the informations are from various external sources. If you are using the informations professional please seek official confirmation whether the figures are actual or not. Last update august 2017

RankNamePop.Region
1Oslo925,228Oslo
2Bergen247,731Hordaland
3Stavanger203,771Rogaland
4Trondheim169,972Sør-Trøndelag
5Drammen110,503Buskerud
6Fredrikstad106,758Østfold
7Porsgrunn90,621Telemark
8Kristiansand58,662Vest-Agder
9Tønsberg49,735Vestfold
10Ålesund49,528Møre og Romsdal
11Moss44,449Østfold
12Sandefjord41,934Vestfold
13Arendal40,703Aust-Agder
14Haugesund40,152Rogaland
15Bodø38,973Nordland
16Tromsø32,774Troms
17Hamar26,004Hedmark
18Halden24,410Østfold
19Larvik23,523Vestfold
20Askøy21,438Hordaland

Official National Holidays

Below you can see the list with official national holidays in the country.

DateEnglishLocal name
1 JanuaryNew Year'sFørste nyttårsdag
VariableMaundy ThursdaySkjærtorsdag
VariableGood FridayLangfredag
VariableEaster SundayFørste påskedag
VariableEaster MondayAndre påskedag
1 MayLabour DayFørste mai
17 MayConstitution DaySyttende mai or Grunnlovsdagen
VariableAscension DayKristi himmelfartsdag
VariablePentecostFørste pinsedag
VariableWhit MondayAndre pinsedag
25 DecemberChristmas DayFørste juledag
26 DecemberSt Stephen's DayAndre juledag

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Norway Covid-19 / Coronavirus

Norway
74,942
Total confirmed cases
Updated on
Norway
8,296
Total active cases
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Country/Region
Confirmed cases
Deaths
Active cases
Afghanistan
55,876
2,451
4,047
Albania
112,897
1,939
35,768
Algeria
114,234
3,013
32,157
Andorra
11,042
112
304
Angola
21,086
514
925
Anguilla
18
0
0
Antigua and Barbuda
848
21
417
Argentina
2,149,636
52,880
150,940
Armenia
174,679
3,221
6,674
Aruba
8,110
77
205
Australia
29,046
909
1,942
Austria
475,070
8,713
23,205
Azerbaijan
236,768
3,241
3,809
Bahamas
8,600
181
1,004
Bahrain
126,602
472
6,359
Bangladesh
550,330
8,462
38,865
Barbados
3,285
37
433
Belarus
295,511
2,038
6,989
Belgium
787,891
22,261
712,113
Belize
12,335
315
94
Benin
6,071
75
1,033
Bermuda
722
12
22
Bhutan
868
1
1
Bolivia
254,273
11,823
44,214
Bosnia
135,513
5,228
12,400
Botswana
31,746
359
4,627
Brazil
11,019,344
265,500
996,666
British Virgin Islands
153
1
21
Brunei
189
3
4
Bulgaria
260,308
10,614
36,807
Burkina Faso
12,181
143
222
Burundi
2,319
3
1,543
Cabo Verde
15,782
154
588
Cambodia
1,011
0
494
Cameroon
35,714
551
2,569
Canada
886,574
22,239
30,268
Caribbean Netherlands
540
5
92
Cayman Islands
451
2
23
Central African Republic
5,021
63
38
Chad
4,177
140
369
Channel Islands
4,041
86
7
Chile
855,785
21,077
28,991
China
89,994
4,636
183
Colombia
2,276,656
60,503
38,954
Comoros
3,596
146
40
Congo
9,179
131
1,534
Costa Rica
206,640
2,833
16,323
Croatia
246,514
5,590
3,743
Cuba
55,693
348
4,566
Curaçao
4,807
22
112
Cyprus
36,878
233
34,588
Czechia
1,321,331
21,717
168,405
Côte d'Ivoire
35,187
202
2,277
DRC
26,541
712
3,397
Denmark
214,839
2,379
7,095
Diamond Princess
712
13
0
Djibouti
6,146
63
152
Dominica
144
0
14
Dominican Republic
243,247
3,172
42,453
Ecuador
294,503
16,039
22,455
Egypt
186,503
10,995
31,489
El Salvador
60,800
1,915
2,078
Equatorial Guinea
6,329
96
496
Eritrea
2,944
7
501
Estonia
75,003
653
18,954
Ethiopia
166,138
2,429
25,209
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
54
0
3
Faroe Islands
658
1
0
Fiji
63
2
6
Finland
62,063
767
15,296
France
3,904,233
88,574
3,550,364
French Guiana
16,693
87
6,611
French Polynesia
18,459
140
13,477
Gabon
15,625
90
1,789
Gambia
4,759
152
464
Georgia
272,851
3,576
2,582
Germany
2,508,655
72,532
125,223
Ghana
86,465
647
4,866
Gibraltar
4,249
93
22
Greece
205,120
6,758
22,284
Greenland
31
0
1
Grenada
148
1
0
Guadeloupe
10,149
162
7,745
Guatemala
178,560
6,473
7,147
Guinea
16,670
95
1,394
Guinea-Bissau
3,312
49
592
Guyana
8,807
201
492
Haiti
12,536
250
2,458
Holy See (Vatican City State)
27
0
12
Honduras
173,729
4,260
101,480
Hong Kong
11,091
202
260
Hungary
466,017
15,873
114,632
Iceland
6,059
29
10
India
11,229,398
157,890
188,710
Indonesia
1,379,662
37,266
147,740
Iran
1,689,692
60,687
186,807
Iraq
726,548
13,572
52,435
Ireland
223,219
4,422
195,433
Isle of Man
757
25
315
Israel
801,575
5,891
36,918
Italy
3,067,486
99,785
472,862
Jamaica
26,026
453
11,272
Japan
438,956
8,227
12,468
Jordan
427,717
4,935
55,467
Kazakhstan
218,754
2,812
13,712
Kenya
108,827
1,876
19,381
Kuwait
200,572
1,127
13,258
Kyrgyzstan
86,583
1,473
1,535
Lao People's Democratic Republic
47
0
5
Latvia
90,331
1,695
10,129
Lebanon
395,604
5,046
80,254
Lesotho
10,523
307
6,328
Liberia
2,024
85
47
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
138,640
2,273
10,525
Liechtenstein
2,590
54
48
Lithuania
202,214
3,328
10,695
Luxembourg
56,646
662
3,322
MS Zaandam
9
2
0
Macao
48
0
1
Macedonia
107,163
3,195
9,239
Madagascar
20,155
300
312
Malawi
32,442
1,069
9,000
Malaysia
313,460
1,169
20,333
Maldives
20,794
64
2,606
Mali
8,580
358
1,781
Malta
24,398
334
3,322
Marshall Islands
4
0
0
Martinique
6,818
46
6,674
Mauritania
17,322
442
210
Mauritius
641
10
43
Mayotte
18,140
127
15,049
Mexico
2,128,600
190,604
267,565
Micronesia
1
0
0
Moldova
195,252
4,111
19,811
Monaco
2,023
26
162
Mongolia
3,336
3
745
Montenegro
79,774
1,067
9,062
Montserrat
20
1
5
Morocco
486,223
8,682
5,301
Mozambique
62,520
693
15,406
Myanmar
142,034
3,200
7,162
Namibia
40,030
438
2,072
Nepal
274,721
3,010
825
Netherlands
1,120,075
15,833
1,104,242
New Caledonia
67
0
9
New Zealand
2,405
26
78
Nicaragua
6,489
174
2,090
Niger
4,822
177
240
Nigeria
158,506
1,969
18,647
Norway
74,942
632
8,296
Oman
143,955
1,591
8,050
Pakistan
592,100
13,227
18,415
Palestine
196,812
2,140
19,494
Panama
344,834
5,923
7,149
Papua New Guinea
1,670
16
808
Paraguay
168,043
3,318
24,164
Peru
1,371,176
47,854
47,077
Philippines
594,412
12,516
36,043
Poland
1,794,914
45,285
267,061
Portugal
810,094
16,540
61,987
Qatar
166,949
262
10,686
Romania
828,283
20,900
53,048
Russia
4,322,776
89,094
321,758
Rwanda
19,551
268
1,443
Réunion
13,125
59
1,110
S. Korea
92,817
1,642
7,701
Saint Kitts and Nevis
41
0
0
Saint Lucia
3,866
43
260
Saint Martin
1,571
12
160
Saint Pierre Miquelon
24
0
8
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
1,663
8
632
Samoa
3
0
1
San Marino
3,922
76
420
Sao Tome and Principe
1,950
32
356
Saudi Arabia
379,831
6,528
2,689
Senegal
35,857
919
4,333
Serbia
485,439
4,562
80,530
Seychelles
2,979
15
316
Sierra Leone
3,920
79
1,141
Singapore
60,033
29
110
Sint Maarten
2,070
27
18
Slovakia
323,390
7,836
60,254
Slovenia
195,468
3,891
11,211
Solomon Islands
18
0
4
Somalia
8,321
302
4,087
South Africa
1,521,068
50,678
29,516
South Sudan
8,766
102
4,347
Spain
3,149,012
71,138
333,210
Sri Lanka
85,695
502
3,134
St. Barth
638
1
175
Sudan
28,605
1,895
3,554
Suriname
8,977
175
333
Swaziland
17,184
658
1,250
Sweden
684,961
13,003
671,958
Switzerland
562,290
10,048
33,660
Syrian Arab Republic
15,981
1,063
4,544
Taiwan
969
10
27
Tajikistan
13,308
90
0
Tanzania
509
21
305
Thailand
26,441
85
579
Timor-Leste
122
0
28
Togo
7,570
92
1,172
Trinidad and Tobago
7,736
139
98
Tunisia
237,704
8,201
27,104
Turkey
2,780,417
29,030
127,463
Turks and Caicos Islands
2,177
15
142
UAE
410,849
1,322
16,735
UK
4,218,520
124,501
894,454
USA
29,696,250
537,838
8,821,756
Uganda
40,464
334
25,065
Ukraine
1,401,228
27,022
177,686
Uruguay
63,837
651
8,325
Uzbekistan
80,219
622
682
Vanuatu
1
0
0
Venezuela
142,338
1,384
6,560
Vietnam
2,512
35
557
Wallis and Futuna
16
0
9
Western Sahara
10
1
1
Yemen
2,473
651
376
Zambia
82,421
1,124
3,354
Zimbabwe
36,271
1,485
952
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