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What was the largest type of Viking ship?
Draken Harald Hårfagre is the largest Viking ship built in modern times. It is a ship that combines ocean-crossing sailing capabilities with a warship's use of oars. The longship is 35 metres (115 ft) long with a beam of approximately 8 metres (26 ft) and a displacement of about 95 metric tons. It is equipped with 50 oars.
What is the northernmost point of a continent of Europe?
Knivskjellodden is a peninsula located in Nordkapp Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. The nearby Kinnarodden on the Nordkinn Peninsula is the northernmost point on the mainland. Travel agencies that organize trips for unaware tourists often advertise the North Cape as the northern extremity of Europe, but this is not true as the Knivskjellodden is 1,450 metres (4,760 ft) further north
To which country do the Lofoten Islands belong?
The Lofoten Islands belong to Norway and form an archipelago 300 km to the north of the Arctic Circle. Lofoten (Old Norse: Lófót) was the original name of the island Vestvågøya. The first element is ló (i.e., "lynx") and the last element is derived from Norse fótr (i.e., "foot"), as the shape of the island must have been compared with that of a lynx's foot.
Which of these countries does NOT have a president?
Norway is a kingdom in Northwestern Europe. Harald V is the current king of Norway (at photo). There are presidents in other countries. The President of the Vatican City is called Giuseppe Bertello, of the Germany - Frank-Walter Steinmeier and the Turkish President is Tayyip Erdoğan.
What the stockfish is?
a frozen fish
a dried fish
a marinated fish
a smoked fish
Stockfish is unsalted fish, especially cod, dried by cold air and wind on wooden racks (which is called "hjell" in Norway) on the foreshore. The drying of food is the world's oldest known preservation method, and dried fish has a storage life of several years. The method is cheap and effective in suitable climates; the work can be done by the fisherman and family, and the resulting product is easily transported to market.
What horse breed is that?
The Fjord horse or Norwegian Fjord Horse is a relatively small but very strong horse breed from the mountainous regions of western Norway. It is an agile breed of light draught horse build. All Fjord horses are dun in colour, with five variations in shade recognised in the breed standard. One of the world's oldest breeds.
What is the longest river in Norway?
The Glomma is the longest and largest river in Norway. The 621-kilometre-long river has a drainage basin that covers a full 13% of Norway's area, all in the southern part of the country.
What is the most common religion in Norway?
The most common religion in Norway is Lutheranism (a branch of Protestant Christianity) with 71.5% of the population belonging to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Norway in 2016. Catholicism and Islam are next at 2.9%.
Where are the three tallest European waterfalls located?
Those three are: Vinnufossen (860 m), Balåifossen (850 m) and Strupenfossen (820 m). They are world's 6th, 7th and 11th tallest waterfalls respectively.
What is the name of the Norwegian Antarctic station?
Troll is a Norwegian research station located at Jutulsessen, 235 kilometers (146 mi) from the coast in the eastern part of Princess Martha Coast in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It is Norway's only all-year research station in Antarctica. It has an overwintering capacity of eight people and a summer capacity of 40. It is served by Troll Airfield, which is the base for the Dronning Maud Land Air Network.
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