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Official Name: Kingdom of Norway


The Royal House of Norway:

King of Norway: Harald V

Queen of Norway: Sonja

Crown Prince of Norway: Haakon

Crown Princess of Norway: Mette-Marit

Princess of Norway: Ingrid Alexandra

Prince of Norway: Sverre Magnus


Government System: Constitutional Monarchy, Parliamentary Democracy

Prime Minister: Erna Solberg

Independence Day: May 17th

Population: 5,165,802 as of 2015

Capital City: Oslo

Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $499.8 billion USD (2014)

Unemployment Rate: 4.6% as of Oct. 2015

Literacy Rate: 100%

Life Expectancy: 81 years

Main Exports: natural gas, oil, ships, fish, metal, chemicals & machinery

Largest Norwegian companies: Statoil, Norsk Hydro, Telenor, Aker, and Orkla 

Official Languages: Norwegian- BokmÃ¥l & Nynorsk

Currency: Norwegian krone


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Honorary Consul Eivind J. Heiberg
Eivind J. Heiberg is Honorary Consul in Minneapolis

Eivind J. Heiberg is the Honorary Consul in Minneapolis