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President Buhari receives Letter of Credence from Ambassador of Norway H.E. Knut Eiliv Lein in State House

H.E. Knut Eiliv Lein, Ambassador of Norway has presented his Letter of Credence to President Buhari at the State House.

Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe established in 872 as a merger of many petty kingdoms and has existed continuously for 1,148 years.

As a unitary sovereign state with a constitutional monarchy, Norway divides state power between the Parliament, the Cabinet and the Supreme Court, as determined by the 1814 constitution.

Norway has both administrative and political subdivisions on two levels: counties and municipalities. It maintains close ties with both the European Union and the United States and is a founding member of the United Nations, NATO, the European Free Trade Association, the Council of Europe, the Antarctic Treaty, and the Nordic Council.

COUNTRY PROFILE
CAPITAL:  Oslo
INDEPENDENCE:17th May, 1814
(Constitution Day)
LANGUAGE: Norwegian  
POPULATION:5,421, 241 people
(2020 Mid-Year)
GDP: $403 billion (2019)   
CURRENCY:  Norwegian Krone
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