Norway otherwise known as "Northern Way" is made up of 4,419,955 people and has an 0.44%
Rate of growth. The birth rate is 12.9 births to every 1000 people. But just the same the death rate is 10.17 Deaths to every 1000 people. Net immigration rate is 1.64 migrants to every 1000 people. With that Norway occupies the western half of the Scandinavian Peninsula of Northern Europe. Norway has only land borders to the east , with Sweden , Finland , and the Soviet Union. The official language is Norwegian but with imigration there are many other languages spoken as in the US. Total land ocupancy of Norway is 324,220 sq km with 307,860 sq km being land.
Norways climate is temperate along the coast and cooler in the interior regions. The terrain is glaciated , mostly high plateaus and rugged mountain broken by fertile valleys , small , scattered plains and coastlines deeply indented by fjords. The highest point of Norway at 2472 m is Glittertind and the lowest at0 m is the Norwegian Sea.
About two-thirds of Norway are mountainous and about 50000 small islands lying around its coast. Norway has always depended on its relations with foreign countries.
Glaciation and many other forces in time have worn down the surface to create thick sandstone, conglomerate, and limestone deposits known as sparagmite, as well as other numerous extensive areas called peneplains whose relief has been largely eroded. Remains of the latter include the Hardanger Plateau, which is the largest mountain plateau covering 4600 square miles of southern Norway.
The climate of Norway is an interesting one, it shares almost the same latitudes as Alaska but its climate is moderately warmer. Norway owes its much gentler weather to the gulf- stream. The Gulf Stream brings 40000 to 50000 tons of water per second into its seas, which surround Norway and contribute greatly to its climate. Even in the more arctic regions the Gulf Stream keeps the frigid waters from freezing. On the west- coast there is a separate climate which is unique from any other part of Norway. The separate climate is a very rainy one. All year round it is either raining or very moist.
Norway mines only a few ores in quantity. Mainly they mine pyrites (yielding copper and sulfur) and iron ore and sma...
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...g power of church and monarch contributed to the century of civil war. The cival war continued until 1217 when Sverrirs grandson Haakon IV became King beginning the “Golden age” of Norway. He modernized the administration by creating a chancellors office and the royal council.
Norway in WW II declared neutrility like its neighbors Denmark and Sweden. Norway was badly hurt at sea losing about half their merchant ships. Allied powers would not allow Norway to export iron pyrates to Germany which was very important to German war industries.
Norway again declared neutrality in WW II. On April 9, 1940 German troops invaded Norway taking over its capital Oslo. Probably in a desperate attempt to help them in aiding their war industries. The German troops withdrew there troops several weeks after.
At the end of the war the German troops in Norway capilulated without offering resistance. On their retreat from Finland in the winter of 1944-45, however the Germans burned and ravaged Finmark and Northern Troms. The Soviet troops who liberated eastern Finmark in November 1944 withdrew in the summer of 45.
In terms of terrain and climate, Norway is a small country, 300,000+ sq. km or about the same size as New Mexico, with over 50,000 small islands running along it’s coastline (CIA Factbook 1999). Located on the North Sea, it is just as close to the north pole as Greenland, Russia and the northern most islands of Canada. Norway is made up of glacier icecaps, rugged mountain terrain and many high rocky plateaus. Small fertile valleys are scattered far and few between the mostly arctic tundra. Needless to say, farming is especially rare in this part of the world. However, due to its location on the North and Norwegian seas, fishing is copious and one of Norway’s largest exports.
Most people on the planet are oblivious to these climates which is remarkable due to how many ways they could learn about them. They’re complete opposites but yet have similarities. Most would think they do not have similarities all because they’re completely different. These climates are caused by the ocean winds which assisted in making them dry and unpleasant for those who are not capable of handling such climates. They could easily be looked at as different and have no possible chance to even be compared and thought of as similar. They are very incredible because of the climates they maintain. They are completely opposite and yet have similarities. This is what makes every climate unique and amazing in it’s own
Weather conditions have a major impact since 80 percent of Germany’s land is for agriculture and forestry. Climate in Germany is generally cool and cloudy, with wet winters and summers, and warm mountain winds. There are no drastic differences between daytime and night temperatures, and it is even less noticeable in the northern regions than in the south. In summer, however, the reverse is true. The northern regions experience a bit more warmth than the Alpine regions of the South. The summer temperature in the coastal regions of the north averages around 66°F ("MyGermanCity").
Arctic tundra is located in the northern hemisphere, encircling the North Pole and extending south to the Coniferous forests of the Taiga. The arctic is known for its cold, desert-like conditions. The growing season ranges from 50 to 60 days. The average winter temperature is -34° C (-30° F), but the average summer temperature is 3-12° C (37-54° F), which enables this biome to sustain life. Rainfall may vary in different regions of the arctic. Yearly precipitation, including mel...
During and after World War I, in which Sweden remained neutral, the nation benefited from the worldwide demand for Swedish steel, ball bearings, wood pulp, and matches. Postwar achievement provided the basis for the social welfare policies characteristic of modern Sweden. Sweden followed a policy of armed impartiality during World War II and currently remains independent. Sweden became a member of the European Union in 1995.
Norway is one of the “three fingers” of Scandinavia, and is just larger than New Mexico. It covers 125,181 square miles. It is located in Northern Europe, bordering the North Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. The coastline stretches 21,925 km. The population of Norway is 4.3 million and growing. The population is predominantly or Nordic (Scandinavian) decent. There is also a small minority (20,000) of native Sámis (Laplanders), who live mostly in the North. Many aspects of business and management in Norway are very similar to those of America including language and communication, power structures/politics, work ethics, food and eating habits, dress, and religious beliefs.
Norway is wrapped up in a blanket, it’s now 7:30- almost a full 12 hours since Iceland had found Denmark. And yet he still can’t pull himself out of his bed, his body is so numb. His head pounds. His eyes flutter shut and he wishes that this is all just a dream. But he knows whether he sleeps or not the reality is still there. Denmark is dead.
On 31st August the same year, negotiation related to Norway’s official egression from the union were effected. Moreover the relations were very taut. Troops were committed to the two sides of the boundary as a precaution. The war clouds were gathering. Fortunately, the negotiations between both kingdoms came to a pacific termination on 23rd September. The king Oscar II formally acclaimed Norway as being an autonomous country and hence, he resigned from the Norwegian throne on 26th October 1905. As well as this, he did not show any interest in becoming a prince of Sweden as Norwegian king. Hereby, the Swedish-Norwegian union was disestablished without a single shot being fired.
In the middle of the 19th century when Norway, needed to have a new written language of it’s own, after being under Danish rule. The process of getting this new Norwegian written language, was not straightforward, as not one way of doing was agreed on. There were two rivaling ways of getting the new Norwegian written language. One was to adopt a newly created language based upon the older dialects, that reassembled old norse the most. This approach was founded by Ivar Aasen. The other approach was to use the dano-norwegian that a lot of people already used, and standardize it a gradually changing the danish words into Norwegian. This idea was founded by Knud knudsen, and is what lead to bokmål. These two different approaches battled in what later was known as the language conflict of Norway.
Italy has another unique climate among these three countries, humid continental climates. This kind of climate is grouped in continental climates. Humid continental climates have hot and wet summers, and cold and dry winters. They have ample rainfall too. Spain also has another unique climates among these countries, semiarid. These climates are grouped in dry climates. Semiarid climates have extremely hot and dry summers, and mild and wet winters. They have ample rainfall during winter time.
I scoured books and found that it is a very wealthy country, and that its territories include Greenland and the Faroe Islands. After questioning my father, I was surprised to learn that my family comes from Denmark. I was part Danish! I was very excited to tell Soren and could not wait to tell him the news the next day.
The Arctic tundra, a vast plain of ice and water, is located on the northern poles of the Earth. Characterized by its low precipitation, minimum sunlight, and a layer of permafrost- a thick layer of ice that never thaws away- this biome is very cold, with temperatures as low as negative 70oC. One specific population that has adapted to this harsh environment is the polar bears.
Italy has the fifth-highest density of population at almost 500 people for every square mile. With a 2009 estimated population of 60.3 million people, Italy ranks 23rd worldwide—just behind the United Kingdom and France. The majority of the populace is Italian with a very small minority of migrants, but this has started to change due to a very low birthrate. The birthrate in Italy is 9.18 births for every 1,000 deaths; ranking the country at 209 in the world.