General information


Official name

Kingdom of Norway

System of government

Constitutional monarchy

Parliamentary democracy

The Royal House of Norway

Harald V, King of Norway, born 21 February 1937

Sonja, Queen of Norway, born 4 July 1937

Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway, born 20 July 1973

Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway, born 19 August 1973

Ingrid Alexandra, Princess of Norway, born 21 January 2004

Sverre Magnus, Prince of Norway, born 3 December 2005


5 165 802 inhabitants as of 1 January 2015

Norway has an indigenous Sami population as well as five national

minorities, defined as groups with a long association with Norway.


Norwegian kroner, NOK

1 EUR = NOK 8.64 as of March 2015

1 USD = NOK 7.98 as of March 2015


More information


The Royal House

Parliament (Stortinget) 


Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Invest in Norway

The Official Site

Study in Norway

Newspapers and news media guide

Visit Norway



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