Norway : A Country That Occupies The North Region Of Europe

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Norway, also referred to as Norge, is a country that occupies the north region of Europe. Norway occupies most of the western half of the scandinavian peninsula and is mostly made up of mountains. About half or more of Norway’s population live in the southern region. Norway is made up of an indented cost and around fifty thousand islands located off shore; these islands were carved by deep glacial fjords. The population of Norway is around five million, one hundred and thirty nine thousand (Joys). Norway is most known, or famous, for the Fjords, which are long, narrow, deep inlets of the sea between high cliffs, as in Norway and Iceland, typically formed by the submergence of a glaciated valley (dictionary). I choose this country because…show more content…
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