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Norway     [66]
(Independent )
LAND AREA: 323895 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 4381000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 14 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 0%/year
  POP AGR/FISH/MINING: 7%
  URBAN POP: 73% (1994), versus 50% (1960), Annual Growth: 0.7%
  LIFE EXPECTANCY: 77.5 years,  ADULT LITERACY: 99.0%
  HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX: 0.943
ECONOMY
  GNP: US$114.0 billion, Annual GNP Growth Rate 1980-1993: 2.6%,  Annual Growth Rate GNP/Capita: 2.2%
  GDP/Capita: $22378  GDP/Capita PPP: $21346
  GDP/Capita: 1960 $7895, 1970 $10886, 1980 $16307, 1990 $20064
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
  TOTAL FOREST AREA: 8073,000 ha, 26.3% of land area, 1.9 ha/capita
  ANNUAL CHANGE IN FOREST COVER: 0.3%
  ARABLE LAND: 2.7% of land area
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
  INTERNAL RENEWABLE WATER RESOURCES: 90.4,000 cu.m/cap/year
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:

ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:

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Last updated 11/02/98


Islands of Norway
Andorja (Norway)
Andoya (Norway)
Arnoy (Norway)
Austvagoy (Norway)
Averoya (Norway)
Bomlo (Norway)
Bouvet (Norway - Bouvet Island)
Bremangerlandet (Norway)
Ertvagoy (Norway)
Flakstadoya (Norway)
Froya (Norway)
Grytoy (Norway)
Hadseloya (Norway)
Hinno (Norway)
Hitra (Norway)
Ibestadoya (Norway)
Karmoy (Norway)
Kvaloy (Norway)
Kvaloya (Norway)
Langoya (Norway)
Mageroya (Norway)
Moskenesoya (Norway)
North Kvaloy (Norway)
Reinoy (Norway)
Ringvassoy (Norway)
Rolvsoya (Norway)
Seiland (Norway)
Senja (Norway)
Smola (Norway)
Soroya (Norway)
Sotra (Norway)
Stord (Norway)
Sula (Norway)
Tjeldoya (Norway)
Tysnesoy (Norway)
Vanna (Norway)
Vestvagoya (Norway)


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