Stunning Norway Facts

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1. Norway owns an island roughly halfway between Africa and Antarctica.
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2. In 2011, scientists re-measured Norway’s beaches, islands and fjords, adding 11,000 miles to its coastline.
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3. Advertising to children under the age of 12 is illegal in Norway and Sweden.
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4. Sweden is so efficient in using its garbage in waste-to-energy programs that it is now out of garbage and imports it from Norway.
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5. Sweden is so good at recycling that they’ve run out of rubbish and import 80,000 tonnes a year from Norway.
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6. When Sweden ran out of trash it started importing garbage from Norway.
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7. Norway gets 98-99% of its electricity from hydroelectric power, more than any other country.
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8. Sweden recycles so well that it has run out of garbage and now must import garbage from Norway to fuel its energy programs.
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9. Boys in Norway in primary school talk about their feelings and hold hands.
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10. King Olav V of Norway preferred to travel by public transport.
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11. Norway is ranked the number third country in the world for overall well-being.
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12. The coastline of Norway is long enough to circle the planet 21⁄2 times.
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13. Norway exports camels to the UK, the US and Canada
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14. Norway owns a fund worth 570 billion USD containing 1% of all the publicly traded shares in the world.
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15. Skateboards were banned in Norway between 1978 and 1989.
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16. A wallet is most likely to be returned in Norway and least likely to be returned in Mexico

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