Kongeriket Norge (Kingdom of Norway)
  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The first settlers arrived at the end of the Ice Age. Archaeological remains of hunting-fishing communities in Finnmark and Rogaland date from 9500–8000 BC. By 2500 BC a new influx of settlers brought cattle and crop farming. Links with Roman-occupied Gaul in the first four centuries AD were strong. By 800 AD tribal groups had established their own legislative assemblies, the things.


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Further Reading

  1. Statistics Norway (formerly Central Bureau of Statistics). Statistisk Årbok; Statistical Yearbook of Norway.—Economic survey (annual, from 1935; with English summary from 1952, now published in Økonomiske Analyser, annual).—Historisk Statistikk; Historical Statistics.— Statistisk Månedshefte (with English index)Google Scholar
  2. Norges Statskalender. From 1816; annual from 1877Google Scholar
  3. Petersson, O., The Government and Politics of the Nordic Countries. Stockholm, 1994Google Scholar
  4. Turner, Barry, (ed.) Scandinavia Profiled. Macmillan, London, 2000Google Scholar
  5. National library: The National Library of Norway, Drammensveien 42b, 0255 Oslo.Google Scholar
  6. National statistical office: Statistics Norway, PB 8131 Dep., N-0033 Oslo.Google Scholar
  7. Website: Scholar

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