Norway Fact Sheet

Norway Country Profile

This fact sheet is for Canadian nationals only. Please note if you are not a Canadian passport holder you will need to check with your relevant Country Embassy.

Travel AdviceTravel advice and advisories for Norway
Canadian Embassy in NorwayEmbassies and consulates | Norway (Government of Canada)
Norwegian Embassy in CanadaNorwegian Embassy
Entry RequirementsNorwegian Entry Requirements
Visa InformationStudent Visas for Norway
Currency ConversionLive Exchange Rate: Canadian Dollar to Norwegian Krone
Cultural InsightsHofstede Country Comparison -- Norway
Health InsuranceStudent Health Insurance
Health Information
Norwegian Health Care
Solo Female TravelNorway Solo Female Travel Safety Tips and Advice (
Gay Travel IndexGay Travel Index (

Emergency Numbers

ServicePhone Number

Country Facts

Capital cityOslo
LanguageBokmal Norwegian, Nynorsk Norwegian
CurrencyNorwegian Krone
Phone Code+47
Time ZoneUTC+1
Drives onRight
Plug TypesType C, Type F
Drinking WaterSafe to drink
Dominant ReligionChurch of Norway (Evangelical Lutheran – official) 82.1%, unspecified 7.5%
Significant Dates

May 17 – Constitution Day