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General Information

The official languages of Norway are Norwegian, (Bokmål, Nynorsk) Sámi, (Northern, Lule, Southern) Kven, Romani, Romanes.

The national currency of Norway is Norwegian krone (NOK).

1 NOK equals  .
equals  NOK.

Location

Norway

The distance from to Norway is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Norway. Exercise normal precautions in Norway. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Norway is 33. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 112 to call the police in Norway.

LGBT

Norway has a score of 9 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Norway ranks #4 worldwide.

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in Norway.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Norway should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Norway to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Norway differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Norway, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
Weather

The temperature difference between Norway and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Norway. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Possible flurries on Monday and Tuesday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 12–20°F  /  -11–-6°C 70% 27%
Sat November 09 14–22°F  /  -10–-5°C 74% 25%
Sun November 10 15–24°F  /  -9–-5°C 78% 30%
Mon November 11 15–23°F  /  -9–-5°C 74% 45%
Tue November 12 16–26°F  /  -9–-3°C 77% 67%
Wed November 13 16–27°F  /  -9–-3°C 77% 25%
Thu November 14 13–24°F  /  -10–-4°C 73% 14%
Fri November 15 18–30°F  /  -8–-1°C 75% 31%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 08:07 am and sets at 04:10 pm. This equates to 8.1 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Norway, it is in . When the sun sets in Norway, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Norway is 91.17 NOK. Every kilometer costs an additional 12.50 NOK. Every hour of waiting time costs 477.33 NOK.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Norway.

The minimum driving age is 18 for cars, 16 for mopeds and light motorcycles.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 15.00 NOK in Norway.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 122.53 NOK.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Norway is 18-20.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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