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As the British Encyclopedia assures us, the citizens of Norway are the most reading nation.

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The name of the country - "Norway" is usually translated as "The Way to the North".

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Norway is considered the most secure and peace-loving country.

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Athletes from Norway are recognized as absolute leaders in the medal offset of achievements at the Winter Olympics.

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You can call the Norwegians and record holders for life expectancy. With an average life expectancy of 80 years, Norwegian men live 76.5 years, and women are 83.4 years old.

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With an average salary of Norwegians of 5-6 thousand euros they have the opportunity to afford a lot when traveling to other countries.

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Most often Norwegians, taking in the summer a long vacation in 4 weeks, rest in warm countries. The life of large Norwegian cities is slowing down - local theaters and museums are closed, as well as many cafes and even shops. Often, tourists who come to Norway this season, there is literally nowhere to go.

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Statistics say that Oslo, the capital of Norway, is the most expensive city in Europe.

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Speaking about interesting facts about Norway and noticing the high level of the local life, it is necessary to say about the problems. Norway - one of the world's largest oil producers, while household gas is very costly for Norwegians. And gasoline costs an average of 2 euros per liter.

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In Norway, a short working day, so they do not overwork at work and have a lot of free time. The work usually begins at 10 am and ends at 4 pm.

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The traditions of Norway do not approve of smiles and conversation with strangers in public transport. Those around can appreciate this as uncultured or even rude behavior.

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During the festive table, Norwegians usually do not say toasts, but when glasses are clinked, they pronounce the word "Skol!".

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Norwegian laws allow you to hunt whales.

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Norwegians are liberal about drug use. It's amazing - the punishment for their storage is weaker than the punishment for driving under the influence of alcohol or for speeding.

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One third of the population of Norway at that time was destroyed in the 14th century by the plague, which they called "Black Death."