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There Are Several Other Flags Hiding Within Norway's Flag

Mental Floss - 07 Jun 2018
Norway's red, white, and blue flag isn't entirely unique—lots of countries use the same color scheme—but the Scandinavian country's standard contains multitudes. If you look closely, you can find the patterns from six other countries' flags hidden ...
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Europe's Growing Muslim Population

Pew Research Center's Religion and Public Life Project - 29 Nov 2017
The baseline for all three scenarios is the Muslim population in Europe (defined here as the 28 countries presently in the European Union, plus Norway and Switzerland) as of mid-2016, estimated at 25.8 million (4.9% of the overall population) – up from ...
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These are Norway's most popular kids' names

The Local Norway - 24 Jan 2018
This reflects the relatively high proportion of people with minority backgrounds in the capital as well as the particularly high incidence of that name within those demographics. Sofia -- with an a -- is the most popular girl's name in Oslo, while ...
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The Norwegian campaign behind Japan's love of salmon sushi

The Japan Times - 10 Mar 2018
But salmon is a relatively new addition to the sushi menu making its rise to popularity remarkable, a story that is both an allegory of shifting taste trends across Japanese demographics and the opening of one of Japan's most iconic cuisines, sushi, to ...
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Never Mind 'Shithole Countries,' Trump Wants Immigrants From Norway

International Business Times - 12 Jan 2018
According to the CIA's World Factbook, Norway's demographics comprise of 83.2 percent of ethnic Norwegians (this includes about 60,000 Sami), other Europeans make up 8.3 percent and a further 8.5 percent are classified under “Other.” Norway is one of ...
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North Dakota's Norway Experiment

Mother Jones - 21 Jul 2017
(Norway's rate is 75.) And North Dakota's prison population of about 1,821 is less than half that of its neighbor to the south. But the “be nice” ethos has come under strain in recent years as rising crime associated with the state's fracking boom has ...

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