You can find on this page the Norway cities map to print and to download in PDF. The Norway map city presents main cities, towns and presents the capital of Norway in Northern Europe.

Map of Norway with cities

Map of Norway city

The map of Norway with cities shows all big and medium towns of Norway. This map of cities of Norway will allow you to easily find the city where you want to travel in Norway in Northern Europe. The Norway cities map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.

The Norwegian word for town or city is by. Cities were formerly categorized as kjøpstad (market town) or ladested (small seaport), each with special rights as its mentioned in the Map of Norway with cities. The special trading rights for cities were abolished in 1857, and the classification was entirely rescinded in 1952 and replaced by the simple classification by. From 1 January 1965 the focus were moved from the individual cities to their corresponding municipalities. Norwegian municipalities were classified as bykommune (urban municipality) or herredskommune (rural municipality). The distinction was rescinded by The Local Government Act of 1992. The municipalities were ordered by so-called municipality numbers, four-digit codes based on ISO 3166-2:NO which in 1946 were assigned to each municipality. Urban municipalities got a municipality number in which the third digit was a zero.

The cities of Norway are all well-developed with modern infrastructural facilities, housing, educational institutions, and hospitals. Thus, the population of these cities enjoys high standards of living. The capital of the Arctic, Tromsø, is located right in the middle of Northern Norway. If your bucket list includes northern lights, whale watching, midnight sun, and epic nature adventures, this is where you want to go. Enjoy superb conditions for ski touring and hiking in the Lyngenfjord region, experience the Sami culture in cities like Karasjok and Alta, and enter the northernmost point of Europe at the North Cape as you can see in the Map of Norway with cities. Staggering peaks, glittering fjords, authentic fishing villages, and picture-perfect beaches. Not to mention northern lights and midnight sun. You have probably seen jaw-dropping images of Lofoten and Vesterålen on Instagram. A hot tip is to visit these places outside of the summer season when the crowds are gone. Next-level outdoor adventures also await in the skiing and hiking paradise Narvik, and a lesser-known gem is Helgeland a little further south.

The Seven Sisters and numerous other waterfalls run down steep mountainsides that end in the clear, blue water of the UNESCO site the Geirangerfjord, Norway most famous fjord. The picturesque art nouveau town Ålesund is an ideal starting point for a fjord adventure. The Northwest is situated in the northern part of Fjord Norway and attracts avowed outdoor buffs all year round. The Trøndelag city, situated right in the middle of Norway, attracts hardcore history buffs, devoted foodies, and active nature explores alike. Go fishing, cycling, or skiing, or hike one of the nine pilgrim paths the St. Olav Ways, which all lead to the stunning Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim as its shown in the Map of Norway with cities. Valdres, Hallingdal, Lillehammer, and the Gudbrandsdalen valley are popular family destinations that offer everything from theme parks to charming farms and great hikes. The same goes for Telemark, where you can go cruising at the Telemark canal and witness one of Eastern Norway’s most impressive views from Mount Gaustatoppen.

Map of Norway with major cities

Map of Norway with main cities

The map of Norway with major cities shows all biggest and main towns of Norway. This map of major cities of Norway will allow you to easily find the big city where you want to travel in Norway in Northern Europe. The Norway major cities map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.

Norway is a sovereign, unitary monarchy located in northern Europe where it occupies a total area of 385,252 square km and a population of 5,213,985 as of 2016. Oslo is Norway biggest and capital city that was founded in 1040 and established as a trading place in 1048 as its mentioned in the Map of Norway with major cities. Currently, the city is the hub of industry, shipping, banking, and trade in the country. Oslo has been ranked as a "Beta World City” and is regarded as a global city. A 2011 survey by ECA International classified the city as the world second most expensive city after Tokyo. The population of Oslo is increasing at record rates, and it is Europe fastest growing city. Relatively high birth rates and high rates of international immigration have influenced the population growth in Oslo.

Bergen is located in Hordaland on Norway west coast as you can see in the Map of Norway with major cities. It ranks second among the biggest cities in Norway. Bergen is divided into eight boroughs and is the administrative center of Hordaland. According to tradition, the city was established by King Olav Kyrre in 1070. Bergen was Norway largest city until the 1830 when Oslo replaced Bergen as the biggest city. Currently, the Bergen Port serves over half a million passengers every year. Thus, it is the busiest port in the country. The Bergen Airport, Bergen Line terminus, and Bergen Light Rail are located in the city. Trondheim, located in Sør-Trøndelag country at the mouth of the river Nidelva, is the third most populous city in Norway. It is the administrative center of the Sør-Trøndelag county. Trondheim features the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), St. Olavs University Hospital and other renowned technology-oriented institutions. The city was founded as a trading post in 997 and during the Viking Age it served as the capital of Norway till 1217. Trondheim currently serves as the seat of the Nidaros Cathedral and the Lutheran Diocese of Nidaros.

Stavanger is the administrative center of the Rogaland county and the fourth biggest city in Norway. The city, considered to have been established in 1125, houses many 18th and 19th-century heritage buildings which are regarded as the city cultural heritage as its shown in the Map of Norway with major cities. The oil industry is a key industry operating in the city, and thus Stavanger and the surrounding areas are known as the Oil Capital of Norway. The city also hosts a number of higher education institutions, the largest being the University of Stavanger. Bærum is located in Norway Akershus county and ranks fifth among the biggest cities in Norway. The city was founded relatively recently on January 1, 1838. The city has the highest proportion of university-educated individuals and also the highest income per capita in the country. Bærum is one of the most expensive residential municipalities in Norway and is known for its fashionable residential areas. It is regarded as the best place to live in the country.

Capital of Norway map

Map of Norway capital

The capital of Norway map shows the main city of Norway. This capital map of Norway will allow you to easily plan your travel in the capital of the country Norway in Northern Europe. The capital of Norway map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.

Oslo (English pronunciation: /ˈɒzloʊ/, oz-loh, Norwegian pronunciation: [²ʊʃlʊ] or [²ʊslʊ]) is the capital of and most populous city in Norway. Founded around 1048 by King Harald III, the city was elevated to a bishopric in 1070 and a capital under Haakon V around 1300 as its mentioned in the Capital of Norway map. Personal unions with Denmark from 1397 to 1523 and again from 1536 to 1814 and with Sweden from 1814 to 1905 reduced its influence. After being destroyed by a fire in 1624, the city was moved closer to Akershus Castle during the reign of King Christian IV and renamed Christiania in his honour. It was established as a municipality (formannskapsdistrikt) on 1 January 1838. Following a spelling reform, it was known as Kristiania from 1877 to 1925, when its original Norwegian name was restored.

Oslo has been regarded as the capital city since the reign of King Haakon V (1299–1319), the first king to reside permanently in the city. Oslo is the capital of Norway, and as such is the seat of Norway national government as its shown in the Capital of Norway map. Most government offices, including that of the Prime Minister, are gathered at Regjeringskvartalet, a cluster of buildings close to the national Parliament—the Storting. Constituting both a municipality and a county of Norway, the city of Oslo is represented in the Storting by seventeen Members of Parliament. Six MPs are from the Labour Party; the Conservative Party and the Progress Party have three each; the Socialist Left Party and the Liberals have two each; and one is from the Christian Democrats.

Oslo occupies an arc of land at the northernmost end of the Oslofjord as you can see in the Capital of Norway map. The fjord, which is nearly bisected by the Nesodden peninsula opposite Oslo, lies to the south; in all other directions Oslo is surrounded by green hills and mountains. There are 40 islands within the city limits, the largest being Malmøya (0.56 km2/0.22 sq mi), and scores more around the Oslofjord. Oslo has 343 lakes, the largest being Maridalsvannet (3.91 km2/1.51 sq mi). This is also a main source of drinking water for large parts of Oslo. Although the city population is small compared to most European capitals, it occupies an unusually large land area, of which two thirds are protected areas of forests, hills and lakes. Its boundaries encompass many parks and open areas, giving it an airy and green appearance.