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Flag Description
The flag of Norway has a red background with a blue 'Scandinavian cross' on it. The Scandinavian cross is outlined by white stripes. The vertical stripe of the cross isn't centered; instead it's based on the left side of the flag.
The colors of the Norwegian flag are believed to have been influenced by the flags of France, the United States and Britain and are considered the colors of liberty and independence. The cross is common to most Scandinavian flags, and represents Norway's link to the other Scandinavian countries.

Northern Europe, bordering the North Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Sweden

Geographic coordinates
62 00 N, 10 00 E

Map references

total: 323,802 sq km
country comparison to the world: 68
land: 304,282 sq km
water: 19,520 sq km

Area - comparative
slightly larger than New Mexico

25,148 km (includes mainland 2,650 km, as well as long fjords, numerous small islands, and minor indentations 22,498 km; length of island coastlines 58,133 km)

Maritime claims
territorial sea: 12 nm
contiguous zone: 10 nm
exclusive economic zone: 200 nm
continental shelf: 200 nm

Elevation extremes
lowest point: Norwegian Sea 0 m
highest point: Galdhopiggen 2,469 m

noun: Norwegian(s)
adjective: Norwegian

Bokmal Norwegian (official), Nynorsk Norwegian (official), small Sami- and Finnish-speaking minorities
note: Sami is an official language in nine municipalities

National symbol(s)

National anthem
name: "Ja, vi elsker dette landet" (Yes, We Love This Country)

National Anthem lyrics/music: National Anthem lyrics/music
Bjornstjerne BJORNSON/Rikard NORDRAAK
note: adopted 1864; in addition to the national anthem, "Kongesangen" (Song of the King), which uses the tune of "God Save the Queen," serves as the royal anthem

revenues: $292.8 billion
expenditures: $225 billion (2013 est.)

Taxes and other revenues
56.8% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 6

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