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General overview

General overview

  • Area: 385 170 km²
  • Population: 5 214 900 (January 2016)
  • Capital: Oslo, 647 000 (January 2016)
  • Largest cities (January 2016): Bergen (275 000), Trondheim (184 000), Stavanger (132 102)
  • Official languages: Norwegian and Sami
  • Administration structure: 2 unincorporated areas (Svalbard and Jan Mayen), 3 dependencies (Bouvet Island, Queen Maud Land and Peter I Land), 19 counties and 428 municipalities.

Source: Statistics Norway

By January 2015, 72,9% of the population were members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Norway (CoN), while 11% of the population were registered members of faith communities outside the CoN.

Source: Statistics Norway.

D 16 September 2016   

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