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2014/06/c1eda_living_in_norway_3473899053_7116f98a86

Q&A: Whats some cultural stereotypes of norway?

Question by Petter: Whats some cultural stereotypes of norway?
I’m norwegian myself and i’m just curious about what other people asosiate with my country.

Examples:
Germany:
half timbered houses, lederhosen, beer, etc…
Netherlands:
Narrow brick buildings, dutch cap, cheese, etc…
Switzerland:
Mountain chalets, tyrolean hats, fondue, etc…
Norway:
????

Don’t include modern stereotypes like death metal, oil and welfare. Don’t mention vikings either. Kind’a going for that inbetween one.
These are stereotypes. Thei’re not ment be accurate.

Best answer:

Answer by Liz
I lived in Germany for many years and never saw half timbered houses ( be too cold in their harsh winters ) never saw lederhosen on a kraut either. Beer yes , but thats the same everywhere except Norway where its only permitted from certain places , and all but banned .Fjords are what define a Norwegian maybe ? Beautiful country .

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