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Rare White Moose Twins Caught on Camera
Filmed in Norway, the animals are thought to be a month old.
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19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race
Strenuous walking is medicine for the soul—and we could all use a much stronger dose. Here are 19 of the world’s most thrilling hikes, guaranteed to raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.
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7 Cities to See Powerful Street Art
Graffiti, murals, vandalism—street art takes on various names, but one thing that rings true across the world is the cultural relevance behind these works of art.
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This is the World's Happiest Country
Find out which place made it to the top of the list in 2017.
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7 Magical Places to View Auroras
These tips will give you the best shot at experiencing the enchantment of the northern and southern lights.
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Dodging Wind Farms and Bullets in the Arctic
As Norway looks north for resources and energy, Sami reindeer herders fear for their lands and culture.
About Norway Facts

In northern Europe, the thinly populated Kingdom of Norway, whose dominion includes the Arctic islands of Svalbard and Jan Mayen, is partitioned by mountains and has a fjord-gashed shoreline that exceeds 21,000 kilometres (13,050 miles). Ever since Vikings left home waters in the ninth century, Norway has drawn strength from the sea. Today its merchant and oil-tanker fleets are among the world's largest, and its fishing flotilla lands Western Europe's biggest catch.

Fast Facts 

Population: 4,620,000

Capital: Oslo; 795,000

Area: 323,758 square kilometres (125,004 square miles)

Language: Norwegian

Religion: Evangelical Lutheran

Currency: Norwegian krone

Life Expectancy: 79

GDP per Capita: U.S. $33,000

Literacy Percent: 100

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