NORTHERN EUROPE

Norway Map

A map of Norway that highlights its fjords, lakes, and cities. If you want a topographic map of Norway, marvel at its mountains like Galdhopiggen. Finally, the satellite map displays everything from its forests to its glaciers.

REFERENCE

Norway Political Map

Norway is located in Northern Europe, along the North Sea, Norwegian Sea, and the North Atlantic Ocean. It’s part of the subregion of Scandinavia with Sweden and Finland. Norway shares a land border with Sweden to the east, and Russia in the far northeast. Norway includes the remote Arctic archipelago of Svalbard as part of its boundaries. But most of its population resides on the mainland. For example, Oslo is the capital and largest city, which is also where the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded.

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IMAGERY

Norway Satellite Map

Norway is a country with diverse landscapes and terrain. In the north of Norway, it’s covered with Arctic tundra and glaciated areas. Additionally, it has the highest concentration of fjords in the world, including the Geiranger Fjord and the Nærøy Fjord, both are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Otherwise, it’s a mix of rugged mountains, plateaus, valleys, and plains. Specifically, the coastlines in Norway are extremely long and rugged. Beerenberg is Norway’s only active volcano on Jan Mayen Island.

HILLSHADE

Norway Elevation Map

The most prominent mountain chain in Norway is the Scandinavian Mountains, which mostly form a border with Sweden to the east. These mountains stretch through most of the Scandinavian Peninsula and form its fjords. Galdhopiggen is Norway’s highest mountain peak at 2,469 meters above sea level. Its peak is situated in the south-central region of Norway in the Jotunheimen mountain area.

ADMINISTRATION

Norway Counties Map

There are 11 counties in Norway, which are divided administratively and geographically. Counties are the first-level administrative unit but they can be divided further into municipalities. The 11 counties of Norway consist of Agder, Viken, Troms og Finnmark, Vestland, Trøndelag, Innlandet, Vestfold og Telemark, Rogaland, Møre og Romsdal, and Nordland. Although the capital city of Oslo is a country, it’s also considered a municipality as well.

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