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Norway

Norway was a nation in Scandinavia. (AUDIO: Project Lazarus) The Fourth Doctor once told Romana II was called the "Land of the Midnight Sun". According to him, the sun shone "all night there". (PROSE: A Midsummer's Nightmare)

Norwegian was spoken in Norway. (TV: Doomsday)

Geography[]

Its main cities included Oslo, the capital (AUDIO: The Valley of Death, TV: The Seeds of Death) and Bergen. (TV: The Lie of the Land) Norway shared it's western coast with the North Sea. (TV: The Lie of the Land)

The Skaggerak Strait was located near the coast of Norway. (PROSE: Exodus Code)

History[]

Early history[]

Olaf became king of Norway at some point after 991, and reigned until his death in 1000. (AUDIO: The Battle)

Harald Hardrada was king of Norway in the 11th century. (TV: "The Watcher")

Norway gained independence in 1814. (COMIC: The Doctor and the Nurse)

20th century[]

Norway was a part of World War II. By August 1940, they had been conquered by Nazi Germany. (AUDIO: Their Finest Hour) The London Controlling Section (LCS) later worked on the deception tactic Operation Graffham, aimed at convincing Germany that the Allies intended to invade Norway. (AUDIO: Operation: Hellfire)

Norway was briefly invaded by Capranom in December 1965. They were dealt with by the Tenth Doctor and Heather McCrimmon. (COMIC: The Goats of Christmas Past)

At the time of the attempted Luron invasion of Earth in 1979, Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart was on a fishing trip in Oslo. In his absence, General Reginald Hemmings was the acting commander of the British division of UNIT. (AUDIO: The Valley of Death)

On 21 January 1981, the Fourth Doctor, Romana II and K9 Mark II visited Norway. (COMIC: A Midsummer's Nightmare)

21st century[]

In 2001, the Sixth Doctor took Cassandra Schofield to Norway after she became a vampire. (AUDIO: Project: Twilight)

In 2004, the Sixth Doctor returned to Norway to give her a cure for her vampirism, only to find that she was now working for the Forge. (AUDIO: Project: Lazarus)

By 2007, H.C. Clements had an office in Norway. (TV: The Runaway Bride)

At 8:40AM GMT on a Wednesday in September 2009, Norway was among the numerous places across Earth in which RTAs occurred as a result of the 456 compelling every human child to suddenly stop and proclaim their message: "we are coming." (TV: Children of Earth: Day One)

In 2010, Jo Jones and her grandson Santiago Jones were due to take a hovercraft as transport to Norway. (TV: Death of the Doctor)

In 2018, a mirror in Norway acted as a portal between N-Space and the Solitract plane, with an anti-zone forming in between. (TV: It Takes You Away)

After being taken to the Minotaur's prison ship, Howie Spragg initially believed that he had been abducted to a government building in Norway, as he believed in a conspiracy that the United States operated several cities in the Norwegian mountains. According to Howie, the Earth was on a collision course with another planet and these cities were built so that rich people would have somewhere safe to go. (TV: The God Complex)

In the 21st century, Norway went to war with the United Kingdom. (PROSE: Second Chances)

Far future[]

At some point in the far future, group of Purzithroan Vagabonds stole seeds from the Terran Seed Vault in Norway. The Eleventh Doctor and Amy Pond scared them away. (COMIC: Pirates of the Seven Seeds)