Are there any castles in Norway?
This is a consolidated list of castles and palaces in Norway . The Norwegian word slott means castle , palass means palace, and fort or festning means fortress. In Norway there tend to be many more manor houses compared to castles ..
Where does the royal family of Norway live?
Who lives in the Royal Palace Oslo?
The palace is the official residence of the current Norwegian monarch while the Crown Prince resides at Skaugum in Asker west of Oslo. The palace is located at the end of Karl Johans gate in central Oslo and is surrounded by the Palace Park with the Palace Square in the front.
What is Akershus?
Akershus ([ˈɑ̂ːkəʂˌhʉːs] ( listen)) is a traditional region and current electoral district in Norway, with Oslo as its main city and traditional capital. It is named for Akershus Fortress in Oslo.
What is the oldest castle in the world?
the Citadel of Aleppo
What is the capital of Norway?
Why Norway is so rich?
Norway’s huge oil and gas sector is the clear driving factor behind the nation’s economic boom over the last three decades, following major discoveries in the North Sea (although falling energy prices in recent years have had an impact).
Who is the richest European royal family?
King Carl XVI Gustaf
Is Norway better than Germany?
When it comes to the beauty of the country or life quality, Norway wins by far. I am German and lived in Norway for a while. When it comes to the beauty of the country or life quality, Norway wins by far. But Norway is weak in the industry I am working.
Does Norway have a royal family?
The Royal House of Norway belongs to the House of Glücksburg. The members of the Norwegian Royal House are Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja and Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon, Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Princess Ingrid Alexandra.
How much power does the King of Norway have?
The King is Commander-in-Chief of the country’s armed forces, and holds the rank of general in the Army and Air Force, and admiral in the Navy. The King also served as the formal head of the Church of Norway in accordance with Article 4 of the Constitution until the constitutional amendment of 21 May 2012.
Is there a king of Norway?
Harald V of Norway Since 1991
What princesses are at Akershus?
On your visit, you may encounter Ariel, Belle , Jasmine, Snow White , Princess Aurora (Sleeping Beauty ), Mulan, Cinderella , and/or Mary Poppins. If you have a picky eater, head to Akershus for breakfast.
Where is Akershus Norway?
Akershus is a county in Norway , bordering Hedmark, Oppland, Buskerud, Oslo and Østfold. It has a short border with Sweden. Akershus is the second largest county in population after Oslo, with more than half a million inhabitants. The county is named after Akershus Fortress.
When was Akershus fortress built?