Interesting facts about Norway

<div> <p> Undoubtedly, one of the most beautiful places on the planet, the country of the midnight sun and northern lights Norway - is truly unique, because there is only crown penguins and monarchs marry only for love.</p> <p> And what is more surprising the world Norway?</p> <p> </p> <p> 1. His name sofas and bookshelves from IKEA was named in honor of geographical objects in Sweden, carpets - after cities and villages Denmark, and the names of the beds and cabinets are place names in Norway.</p> <p> 2. With some exceptions, spaying and neutering dogs is illegal in Norway.</p> <p> 3. In 2014, Norway took the 1st place in the rating of well-being of the world.</p> <p> 4. Norway - the birthplace of skiing.By the way, translated from the Norwegian word "ski" means "a piece of wood."</p> <p> 5. The most common name in Norway - Odd (Eng. Odd - «odd") and Evan (Eng. Even - «an even").</p> <p> 6. Known as "the loneliest place on the planet" Bouvet Island - uninhabited and most distant from the land a piece of land that is located between South Africa and Antarctica.Although many have tried to lay claim to it, in fact, he is considered to be the property of Norway.<div><center> <script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script> <!-- tipings --> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:inline-block;width:336px;height:280px" data-ad-client="ca-pub-4235477045164216" data-ad-slot="4216162687"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script> </center></div></p> <p> 7. In 2008, the King of Norway knighted penguin is the mascot of the Norwegian Royal Guard.</p> <p> 8. Sweden imports from Norway, the garbage, to use it as a fuel in power plants that convert waste into energy.</p> <p> 9. On Norwegian TV channel NRK TV is gaining popularity so-called "slow" reality show.For example, a program broadcast live for 18 hours of spawning salmon, displeased the audience that was, in their opinion, too short.</p> <p> 10. King Harald V of Norway vowed to remain a bachelor all his life, if he could not marry his true love, who was the daughter of a cloth merchant.Subsequently, his fiancee still became queen of Norway.</p> <p> 11. From 1814 to 1905 Sweden and Norway were one kingdom.</p> <p> 12. In 2000, Norway was built the world's longest road tunnel.Its length is 24.5 kilometers.</p> <p> 13. Citizens of Norway, as well as foreigners can get higher education for free.In addition, the state provides students a small stipend.</p> <p> 14. By 2017, Norway plans to become the first country in the world to completely abandon the FM-radio in favor of digital broadcasting.</p> <p> 15. Initially Norway called «Nordweg», which means "northern route".</p> <p> Articles Source: list25.com </p> </div>