Norway Issues - 2023


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Disputes - international

Norway-Antarctica: Norway asserts a territorial claim in Antarctica (Queen Maud Land and its continental shelf)

Norway-Russia: Russia amended its 2001 CLCS submission in 2015 and 2021, each time delineating the outer limits of its continental shelf further into the Arctic Ocean; Norway and Russia signed a comprehensive maritime boundary agreement in 2010, ending a dispute over an area of the Barents Sea by dividing the territory equally

Norway-Sweden: none identified



Refugees and internally displaced persons

refugees (country of origin): 15,901 (Syria), 10,883 (Eritrea) (mid-year 2022); 48,280 (Ukraine) (as of 5 June 2023)

stateless persons: 3,901 (2022)

NOTE: The information regarding Norway on this page is re-published from the 2023 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Norway 2023 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Norway 2023 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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