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The General Regions of Norway

The counties of Norway are often divided into five traditional geographical regions called landsdeler (country parts). It is nice to have an idea of these regions because it may come up in conversation, making travel arrangements, or researching genealogy or history. The Five Regions of Norway Below the regions are listed in English then...

Names for Family Relationships

Want to tell a funny story about that crazy uncle? In talking to and about families in Norway you will, of course, want to use the proper words for family relationships in Norwegian. For example, morfar and farmor are both grandparents, but not at all the same. This is also...

Video Games Set in Norway

Who wouldn’t want to spend more time in Norway? Video games are an adrenaline pumping way to have a Norwegian adventure without leaving the comforts of your own home! List of Video Games Played in Norway The following games locate the player, at least some of the time, in Norway...

Take A Gamble On Gamelost, The Smelly Old Cheese From Norway!

From flavors to textures, Norwegian cheeses are made in some creative ways. This old cheese from Norway, spelled gamelost, gammelost, or gammalost is no exception. However you spell it, it is fun to say: GAM-mel-oost. (For those who love being right and knowing why, it’s gamelost because the only company...

Norwegian Royal Anthem

The Royal Anthem of Norway is called Kongesangen which means King’s Song. It is to honor the King (or one day, perhaps Queen) of Norway. It is used on ceremonial occasions, for example, before His Majesty’s annual New Year’s Eve speech. It is separate and different from the National Anthem...

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Norwegian Culture and People

Norwegian Culture and People

CULTURE! The Kingdom of Norway has a long and storied past. It is also bright and beautiful now. Learn about the language, money, customs, recipes, and so much more!
Norwegian Regions and Places

Norwegian Regions and Places

REGIONS! Did your grandparents come from Rogaland? Thinking about taking your next vacation in Northern Norway? Learn about the places that make up this great country!
Norwegian-Inspired Gifts

Norwegian-Inspired Gifts

SHOP! From T-shirts and teddy bears to clocks and dog beds, browse the Norway At Home gift shop for yourself, friends, family, business associates, and others. Enjoy!