Norway

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I did this slideshow on the country of Norway. It has a lot of interesting facts about Norway.

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Norway

  1. 1. Kingdom of Norway Alexis Lecceadone March 2008
  2. 2. Flag of Norway <ul><li>Colors: Blue, red, and white. </li></ul><ul><li>Blue stands for – Swedish arms. </li></ul><ul><li>White stands for – Danish flag. </li></ul><ul><li>Red stands for - Danish flag. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Geographical Features Mountains Landforms Rivers
  4. 4. Major Mountains and Landforms <ul><li>Jotunheimen Range </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Largest mountain range in Europe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Southern Norway </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Rivers <ul><li>Otra River </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From Setesdalsheine to Kristiansand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Largest in Norway </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Surrounding Countries - Bodies of water <ul><li>Barent Sea </li></ul><ul><ul><li>North </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Norwegian Sea </li></ul><ul><ul><li>West </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sweden </li></ul><ul><ul><li>East </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Finland and Russia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Northeast </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Climate <ul><li>Summer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>sunshine </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Winter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>snow, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>strong winds, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>severe frosts </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Economic Features Capital Agriculture Industries
  9. 9. Capital City <ul><li>Oslo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Southeast corner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>487,908 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Largest city </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a lot of products made </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Another major city <ul><li>Bergen </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Southwestern coast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>223,100 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most beautiful city </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to be capitol </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Major Agricultural products <ul><ul><li>Live stock – major in entire Country </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fish Farming - corner of the coast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Whaling – Antarctic Ocean </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Major Industries <ul><li>petroleum and gas </li></ul><ul><li>Russian parts of Barents Sea </li></ul>
  13. 13. Name of Monetary Unit <ul><li>Norwegian kroner (NOK) 1 krone = 100 øre </li></ul><ul><li>U.S $1 = $7.99 kroner </li></ul>
  14. 14. Sociology Religion Holidays Food Housing
  15. 15. Major Religions <ul><li>Envangelical Lutheran </li></ul><ul><li>Found in 1905 </li></ul>
  16. 16. Special Holidays <ul><ul><li>Constitution Day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May 17th </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Special Dishes and Foods <ul><li>Kvæfjord-cake </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Light, sweet taste </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Looks delicious </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Housing <ul><li>Most live in houses built since the war. </li></ul><ul><li>Some are fancy, others are normal </li></ul><ul><li>Tops are pointed </li></ul>
  19. 19. Government Leader Government
  20. 20. Current Leader <ul><li>King Harold V </li></ul><ul><li>1991 </li></ul><ul><li>Political parties of Norway </li></ul>
  21. 21. Type of Government <ul><li>Constitutional monarchy </li></ul><ul><li>Head of government – Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg </li></ul>
  22. 22. Miscellaneous Information Famous person Tourist Attraction
  23. 23. Famous Person <ul><li>Sissel Kyrkjeb Ø </li></ul><ul><ul><li>musician </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most famous songstress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>38 years old </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Tourist Attraction <ul><li>Vigeland Sculpture Park </li></ul><ul><li>Near downtown Oslo </li></ul><ul><li>Has 212 statues </li></ul>
  25. 25. References <ul><ul><li>“ Sissel.” VIKING . Decenber 2007. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Wegger Chr. Strommen.” news of norway . 65th ed. Fall 2007. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Facts and Information 2008.&quot; Norway . 2008. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Welcome to the land of contrasts.&quot; Tickets to Norway . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Alesund and Sunnmore.&quot; Fjord Norway . 2007. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot; Norway .&quot; Encyclopædia Britannica . 2008. Encyclopædia Britannica Online School Edition . 22  Apr.  2008   < http://school. eb .com/eb/ article -9106219 >. </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>&quot;Norway Fact File.&quot; Time for Kids . 2007. 22 Apr. 2008 <http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/kids/hh/ goplaces/article/0,28376,1575241,00.html>. </li></ul>

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