The country Norway has a land mass of 125,021 square miles. Only a ⅕th of the land mass is 500 feet above sea level, while the rest is in a higher altitude. 80% of the land is made of mountains. Surprisingly, the country has a very cool climate considering how far north it is, since the temperature from January to July is 82 Fahrenheit. On the coast of Norway there are more than 1,700 glaciers covering more than 1,310 square miles in Norway.
In Norway there are more than 1,715 plant, 83 mammals, 442 birds, 7 reptiles, and 5 amphibious species. Humans have lived on Norway for more than 10,000 years. Norway has been a constitutional monarchy for most of its history.The first Vikings were from Norway. In fact, the word ‘Viking’ means “pirate raid” in Norse. Seafood is the most eaten food in Norway because it is almost surrounded by water. Norway is one of the richest countries in the world. The most spoken language in Norway is Norwegian given that their is a lot of cultural influences on Norway from it’s neighboring countries. They are also known to be one of the most peaceful countries in the world.