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Norway means "way to the north." Norway is north, so it makes sense why that is the meaning. i am very glad to help answer your question! True, about a thousand years ago it was called "Norðrvegr" meaning what the above answer says. Over time the name changed to "Norge".
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What is Santa called in Norway?

Answer . The Norwegian version of Santa Claus is called "Julenissen" or "Jule nisse." The name means "Christmas Elf" (Jule or Yule being the classic name for the Christmas holiday).

Where is Norway?

Norway is in northern Europe, in the Scandinavian Penisula. It has borders with Sweden, Finland and Russia. It is the western and northern part of the Scandinavian Penisula. The Norwegian Sea, The Barents Sea, and The North sea all make up its borders.

Why is Norway wealthy?

Norway has the second lowest unemployment rate in Europe. There is also a lot of oil off of Norway's coast.

Who does Norway trade with?

Norway trades with the neighbouring countries in it's reach, Estonia, russia, Finland, Latvia and denmark are all examples of those particular neighbouring countries

What borders Norway?

Finland, Sweden and Russia. North: North Pole South: North Sea, Denmark, United Kingdome East: Sweden West: Norwegian Sea, Iceland

What is a Norway rat?

Are you talking about Rattus Norvegicus ?. (This is information from Wikipedia which you easily could have gotten yourself). It's often called called Brown Rat in English. It is the dominant rat in Europe and parts of North America, big and brown, and the most successfull mammal in the world next (MORE)

What does Norway produce?

The CIA World Factbook lists Norways industries as " petroleum and gas, food processing, shipbuilding, pulp and paper products, metals, chemicals, timber, mining, textiles, fishing" . Its agricultural products include "barley, wheat, potatoes; pork, beef, veal, milk; fish" . Some of Norways most im (MORE)

What are facts on Norway?

One of the most welfare state in the world.One of the best place in the world to live with among the highest in HDI(human development index),citizen's rights,quality of life,quality of environment,social security measures.Above this it is akso a beatiful place with beautiful people...

How do you call Norway?

i don't know if I understood your question right but i think it was what the Norwegian name for Norway is? well, it is Norge. BUT IF YOU ARE TRYING TO MAKE A CALL TO NORWAY, PRESS 0047 (CONTRYCODE) THEN THE TELEPHONE NUMBER (8 NUMBERS IN TELEPHONE AND CELLPHONENUMBERS) ;)

Why is Norway called Land of the Midnight Sun?

Pretty much all inhabited countries north of the Arctic circle lays claim to the name "land of the midnight sun". This is because of the tilt to the Earth's axis, the sun never drops below the horizon for the duration of the summer.

What is there in Norway?

Fjords, mountains, (a lot of) trees, farms, long coast-line, fish (salmon), snow, skiing, glaciers, moose (american) = elk (european). Aha, Petter Solberg, Madcon, Marion Ravn, Dennis Storhoi (+++) are some Norwegian celebrities... Moods of Norway...

How can you get to Norway?

From where? From America you can fly from Newark with Continental or from Philadelphia with US Airways or any other airline with a stop over in a European city. From the UK you can take a ferry, plane, bus, train or just go by car. Same with mostly other European citys. From other countries (MORE)

What does Norway do?

Norway is ranked #1 in the world on the Human Development Index. The country is the world's largest producer of oil and natural gas per capita outside of the Middle East. And they are also one of the founding members of the United Nations and one of it's largest financial contributors.

When was Norway named Norway?

The first time Norway is mentioned with a name in historical sources, it was still an undefined area. When the chieftain and explorer Ottar met the king of England in the 9th century, his story of the homeland was written down. He calls it Norðvegr, which is directly translated to "north way", no (MORE)

Why is Norway called land of midnight sun?

When northern hemisphere is inclined towards the sun as a result of earth's revolution (the first six months in a year), places in the N.H. have longer days and shorter nights and hence places at the north pole have almost months-long day and therefore Norway, being situated far-north, the north pol (MORE)

What are rocky reefs called in Norway?

I think you mean : "korallrev" . Rocky reefs,korallrev,if you like,is a place in the ocean for starfishes and other sea-animals. I'm 99 % positive. So google "korallrev". :-)\nMarie,Norway.

Is there any town called A in Norway?

There is not any town i Norway called A. Do you mean Å ? * Å in Lyngdal * Å in Tranøy * Å in Åfjord * Å in Meldal * Å in Andøy * Å in Moskenes * Å in Ibestad * Å in Lavangen * Å in Gloppen

What can you do in Norway?

You can do everything in Norway, You have almost all the opportunities available! Except walking in a dessert or climb a volcano. We do actually have a active volcano in Norway.

What is twilight called in Norway?

skumring . If you mean the Twilight book series, the first book is called "Evighetens Kyss". New Moon is called "Under en ny måne", Eclipse is called "Formørkelsen" and Breaking Dawn is called "Ved Daggry".

Why norway is called land of midnight sun?

Pretty much all inhabited countries north of the Arctic circle lays claim to the name "land of the midnight sun". Because the Earth's ax is inclined, in the northern regions there is a time of year called the polar day, when the Sun will pass above the horizon's line instead of going behind it, so t (MORE)

Is Norway poor?

No Norway has a better welfare system and economy then we do in the U.S

What contenent is Norway in?

Norway lies in the extreme Northwest of EUROPEAN Continent, bordering with Sweden (at the Southeast, East and part of the North) and Finland and Russia (up in the North).

What are Brownie Girl Scouts called in Norway?

There are two Guide/Scout organizations in Norway: Norges KFUK-KFUM-Speidere (KFUK-KFUM) or Norwegian YWCA-YMCA Scouts Meiser Brownie ages 7-9 Harer Harer ages 6-7 Norges Speiderforbund (NSF) or Norwegian Scout Association Småspeidere Brownie ages 7-9 Bevere Beaver ages 6-7 Mos (MORE)

Why Norway is called the land of the midnight sun?

Pretty much all inhabited countries north of the Arctic circle lays claim to the name "land of the midnight sun". This is because of the tilt to the Earth's axis, the sun never drops below the horizon for the duration of the summer.

What was the capital called in Norway in 1924?

Oslo (Norwegian pronunciation: [ùʃlu] or [ùslu]) is a county and municipality, as well as the capital and largest city in Norway. Oslo was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838. Founded around 1048 by King Harald III "Hardrada" of Norway, the city was largely destroyed by a fire i (MORE)

What is a native of Norway called?

the indigenous people of Norway is the Sami people. they lived in the artic area of Sápmi, which now is the northern part of Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Kola Penisula of Russia.

Is Norway called land of midnight sun?

Pretty much all inhabited countries north of the Arctic circle lays claim to the name "land of the midnight sun". This is because of the tilt to the Earth's axis, the sun never drops below the horizon for the duration of the summer.

Foods in Norway?

Fish and potatoes have always been very important in Norway. The fish is grilled, dried, smoked, boiled, fried or eaten raw. Another traditional norwegian food is Smalahove (rotten sheep).

Are the Alpines in Norway?

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How do you call Norway people language?

I didn't understand the question so well, but I'll try to answer it. Norway's language is called Norwegian. The Norwegian name for Norwegian is "norsk". Norway's citizens are called Norwegians. In Norwegian they're called "nordmenn".

How do they dance you Norway?

In modern times we dance just like anyone else at night clubs :) But Norway is often associated with people in bunads (a Norwegian clothing) dancing folk dances. But then again, we don't dance like that in modern times. I hope this information was helpful enough :)

What cloths do they were in Norway?

You mean 'wear'? Nothing special, pretty much the same thing as the rest of Europe. (Except for the national day, then there's 'bunad'. Google it).

Why is Norway warm?

An ocean current called the Gulf Stream brings warm water from the Gulf of Mexico to Europe (and Norway). The water eventually cools down, sinks to the bottom of the ocean, and flows back to Mexico, where it is reheated. The warm water warms up Norway, but the inland is cold because it is far from t (MORE)

What do they call Brownie Girl Scouts in Norway?

Norges KFUK-KFUM-Speidere (KFUK-KFUM) or Norwegian YWCA-YMCA Scouts (YWCA-YMCA) age group 7 to 9 is called Meiser or Brownie. Norges Speiderforbund (NSF) or Norwegian Scout Association (NSF) age group 7 to 9 is called Småspeidere or Brownie.

Why is Norway called the 'Land of Midnight Sun'?

Pretty much all inhabited countries north of the Arctic circle lays claim to the name "land of the midnight sun". This is because of the tilt to the Earth's axis, the sun never drops below the horizon for the duration of the summer.