Norway

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Norway

The landscape of Norway is generally rugoso and mountainous, topped by glaciers and his coast of more than 20.000 km (10% longer that the coast of United States) is punzada by accesses in stressed declive known like fiords, as well as a crowd of islands and islotes. It is also known like the earth of the sun of midnight since, because of his location nórdica, part of Norway finds above the arctic circle, where in summer the sun does not put and in winter many of his valleys remain in the darkness by periods prolongados.

Norwegian bordea to the Atlantic Ocean in all the extension of his coast, joined by three distinct seas: the north Sea to the southwest and his big inlet, the Skagerrak south, the Sea of Norway west and the Sea of Barents northeast. The highest point of Norway is the Galdhøpiggen to 2.469 m of height.

The climate of Norway is quite temperate, especially on the coast under influence of the current of the gulf. The climate of the interior can be more severe and to the north can find the conditions more subárticas.

Norway possesses roughly 30 national parks, being the most important Blåfjella-Skjækerfjella, Rondane (the first national park of Norway), Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella, Saltfjellet-Svartisen and Hardangervidda.

The islands of Svalbard and Jan Mayen are also splits of the territory. The Island of Bouvet in the Atlantic South and the Island of Pedro I in the south of the Pacific Ocean consider dependencies and do not form part of the realm. Norway is one of the countries that demands territory in Antarctica (the Dronning Maud).