Norway, located in Northern Europe, is the largest of all Nordic countries. It consists of the mainland territory and its remote arctic territories and is the second least populated country in Europe with approximately 5.4 million people. Norway’s border is shared mainly with Sweden while Finland, and Russia are to the northeast.
The country is full of astonishing landscapes, mountains and scenery, most of it untouched or spoiled by mass tourism. It is home to the natural phenomenon of the summer occurrence, the Midnight sun, as well as the Northern lights and the world’s top tourist attraction, the Norwegian fjords.
Norway has one of the highest standards of living globally with free public health care, high wages a low unemployment rate. It ranks in the top 10 wealthiest countries in the world and has one of the highest GDP per-capita in Europe.