25 Interesting Facts About Norway You Can’t Afford To Miss

Although you probably already know about the northern lights and the midnight sun, did you know that Norway is planning to completely get rid of FM radio? Or that Norway knighted a penguin in 2008? And this is only the tip of the iceberg, here are 25 interesting facts about Norway you can’t afford to miss.

25

Except for certain circumstances it is illegal to spay or neuter your dog in Norway

dogSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
24

While IKEA names sofas and bookshelves after places in Sweden and carpets after places in Denmark, it names beds and wardrobes after places in Norway

IkeaSource: theguardian.com, Image: wikipedia

23

Since the end of WWII only 10 police officers have been killed in Norway

Police in NorwaySource: dagbladet.no, Image: wikipedia
22

Norway's monarch is titled "Norway's King" rather than "King of Norway" to show that he belongs to the country instead of the country belonging to him

Norway's KingSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia

21

Norway actually introduced Japan to salmon sushi in the 80s

sushiSource: nortrade.com, Image: wikipedia


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