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  • Norway is the country that give the important to the human rights and stability so, Norwegian is generous to foreigner and also at the same time, they ready to help Another people that have no chance. All of this cause the foreigner have the nationality of Norwegian about 8 percent of the population. The foreigner that have the nationality of Norwegian mostly Pakistan, Kurdish, Somali and Vietnamese.
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  •  Shake hands with everyone when meeting.  Norwegians are egalitarian and casual; they often introduce themsname only.
  •  Norwegians like to celebrate many holidays with dancing and food.
  •  On the morning of December 13, the oldest girl in the house gets up very early. She puts on a white gown and makes tea and biscuits. She then places four candles on a wreath and lights them. With the food on a tray, the girl walks down the hall and gives everyone in her family breakfast in bed.
  •  Norwegians like to eat a bread-like food called lefse.
  •  Do not give white flowers as they are used at funerals.  Do not give wreaths, even at Christmas.  Do not give even numbers of flowers.  A houseplant is well received in the winter months.  A panicle of freshly picked wildflowers is always appreciated.  Gifts are opened when received.
  •  9000 BC - 8000 BC Earliest signs of human settlement.  8000 - 4000 BC Old Stone Age, hunters and fishermen, rock carvings.  4000 BC - 1500 BC New Stone Age, early agriculture, livestock.  1500 BC - 500 BC Bronze Age, agricultural tools, jewellery, glass, weapons.  500 BC - 800 AD Iron Age, iron ploughs and scythes. 800 AD - 1050 AD Viking Age, longships, trade and conquest, runic inscriptions, voyages of discovery, Leif Eiriksson discovers America.
  •  900 AD Norway united into one kingdom.  1030 Christianity adopted in Norway.  1130 Start of High Middle Ages, population growth, and consolidation of power both of church and crown.  1100 - 1200 Monarchy controls the church, slavery abolished.  1350 The Black Death reduces the population by almost two-thirds.
  •  1380 - 1536 Union with Denmark through royal intermarriage.  1536 Norway ceases to be an independent kingdom.  1814 The Norwegian Constitution adopted, based on the American Declaration of Independence.  1814 - 1905 Union with Sweden.  1905 End of Union. Haakon VII crowned king.  1913 Universal right to vote for women: Norway is among the first in the world to grant suffrage.  1940 - 1945 World War II, Norway occupied by Germany.  1957 Death of Haakon VII - Olav V crowned king.  1970 Oil and gas deposits discovered off the Norwegian coast  1981 Norway's first female Prime Minister. 1991 Death of Olav V, Harald V becomes king.