The Kingdom of Norway is a monarchy in the north of Europe. It is de jure independent, although de facto a part of Denmark.
It is 336,634 sq km (it was larger, historically, but the Bohuslän (Båhuslen in Norwegian) part of Viken, as well as Jämtland and Härjedalen, was lost to Sweden 1658, and Finnmark was lost to Sweden 1864) and home to about 4.9 million inhabitants. It borders Sweden and Russia.
The capital of Norway is Christiania, named after Christian IV of Denmark and Norway.