Flag of Norway (GIF)


The Norwegian flag is a red flag with an indigo blue Scandinavian cross on it, with a white edge extending to the edge of the flag. The three colors express freedom, and the cross represents Christianity. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 8:11, and the flag was adopted on July 13, 1821.

Its coat of arms features a crowned yellow lion holding an ax on a triangular red shield with a crown on top.

The Norway flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Norway, officially known as the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state in Northwest Europe. Its capital is Oslo, and its population is about 5,328,000.

The waving flag of Norway with its coat of arms (unofficial)


COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Oslo (pop. 1,000,000)
Other major cities:Bergen (255,000)
Stavanger/Sandnes
(223,000)
Trondheim (183,000)
Official languages:Norwegian, Sámi
Region:Northern Europe
Ethnic groups:83.2% Norwegian
(includes about 60,000 Sami)
8.3% other European
8.5% other
Religion:77.3% Christianity
3.2% Islam
2.5% other
17% Non-religious
Demonym:Norwegian
Area:385,207 km²
(148,729 sq mi)
Population:5,328,000
Currency:Norwegian krone


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Norway (Norwegian: Norges flagg og riksvåpen), GIF

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