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ID: 1000088
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Norway (nation)  Norway (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 62 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 62.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 010 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 10.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area inhabited by 5000 BCE; new migrants arrived 3000 BCE; contact with Roman-occupied Gaul 1st century; ruled by chieftans from 4th century, states established 9th century; Vikings colonized Greenland and North America 9-11th centuries; joined with Sweden and Denmark 1389-1814; official language is Norwegian, which is in use in 2 forms, Bokmål Norwegian, and Nynorsk Norwegian.

Names:
Norge (preferred,C,V,Norwegian (Bokmål)-P,U)
Kongeriket Norge (C,V,O,Norwegian (Bokmål),U)
Noreg (C,V,Norwegian (Nynorsk)-P,U,N)
Kongeriket Noreg (C,V,O,Norwegian (Nynorsk),U,N)
Norway (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Kingdom of Norway (C,O,English,U,N)
Norvège (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Royaume de Norvège (C,O,French,U,N)
Norwegen (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Noruega (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Reino de Noruega (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Noorwegen (C,O,Dutch-P,U,N)
Norvegia (C,O,Italian-P,U,N)
Норвегия (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Королевство Норвегия (C,O,Russian,U)
挪威 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
挪威王国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
انًرويج (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
مم ىَة انًرويج (C,O,Arabic,U)
NOR (C,O,ISO3L)
NO (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO578 (C,O,ISO3N)
NO00 (C,O,FIPS)
Nordweg (H,V)  ............ original name, meaning "northern way"
Norwegian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Norway (nation)  ........  Norway (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Northern Europe (general region)  ........  Northern Europe (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Norway (nation)  ............  Norway (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  first united under St. Olaf in 11th cen.; with separate constitution 1814, independent of Sweden 1905
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
constitutional monarchy (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Oslo .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Europe, Norway, Oslo) [7009573]
member of ....  North Atlantic Treaty Organization .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029610]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
Норвегия..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Королевство Норвегия..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
挪威..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
挪威王国..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
انًرويج..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
مم ىَة انًرويج..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
ISO578..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
Kingdom of Norway..........  [VP]
................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 674
................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Kongeriket Noreg..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Kongeriket Norge..........  [VP]
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 674
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 686
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
NO..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
NO00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 60
Noorwegen..........  [VP]
....................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 468
NOR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 782
Nordweg..........  [VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 467-468
Noreg..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Norge..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 685
..............  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Noruega..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 439
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 72
Norvège..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 514
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 72
Norvegia..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 857
Norway..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 798 ff.
.................  National Geographic Atlas (1987) 150-151
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plates 51-52
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-69
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 72
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 867-869
Norwegen..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1230
Norwegian..........  [VP]
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 27
Reino de Noruega..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
Royaume de Norvège..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 782
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 674
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 686
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 685
..................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 467-468
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 514
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1230
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 857
..................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 439
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 798 ff.
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 468
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 782
..................  National Geographic Atlas (1987) 150-151
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 60
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plates 51-52
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-69
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 72
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 27
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 867-869
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Ethnologue [online] (2001-) accessed 29 July 2013
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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