- The National Symbol.
The national symbol is a rather exotic animal, the lion.
Norwegians invented skiing some 4000 years ago. The island of Rødøy, in northern Norway, is home to rock carvings of «a skier» that dates back 4000 years.
- Winter Olympics.
Norway has won more medals in the Winter Olympics than any other country, with 332 to date since the first Winter Olympic Games were held in 1924.
- Viking fashion. The Vikings did not, in fact, wear helmets with horns. However, they did drink from polished horns. In particular, their favourite drink, mead – a type of fermented beer-like drink.