Norway is a Nordic country in North-Western Europe. It shares its territory with the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Nation. The major cities in Norway are located along the coastline: the capital Oslo is also Norway’s largest city. The Scandinavian Nation is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, famous for its vibrant culture, midnight sun, Fjords, mountains, Scandinavian architecture and the amazing Northern Lights.
Norway the country with 5.2 million people is one of the richest countries in the world and has a high standard of living. United Nations Human Development Report has ranked Norway ‘as the best country to live in’. Here people spent their most time with studies and work. In Norway work can be taken at home to avoid the long hours of the office. Norway has a really flexible corporate system that can be stretched and reduced according to the work pattern and personal choice. It is also the happiest place on the planet.
Norway government and universities wish to provide great opportunities to international students. That’s why they have launched outstanding scholarship programs like The Erasmus scholarship program, NORAM Scholarship, Norwegian Quota scholarship scheme, High North Fellowship Program, Norwegian State Educational Fund Loan.
Manufacturing, mining, crude petroleum, tourism and gas production are the biggest industries of Norway. They alone contribute 31% in GDP. Average salary in Norway is around 3500 USD per month. It is one of the highest average salaries for European capitals. Norway spends around 1.7 % of GDP on research and development. Working as a researcher in Norway can be very rewarding.
The world’s longest road tunnel is in Norway.
Norway owns the world’s most remote island.
Norway introduced salmon sushi to Japan.
In Norway, the income and wealth of all residents is on public record.
The first U.N. Secretary-General was Norwegian.
Modern and ancient skiing were invented in Norway