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Norway is a country in Northern Europe. The Norwegians are nordic people - descendants of the mighty vikings.
The collection of folktales from Norway consists of one book with 15 folktales.

East of the Sun and West of the Moon

: Contains 15 Norwegian folktales.

Author: Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe
Published: Unknown
Publisher: George H Doran Company, New York


1.East of the Sun and West of the Moon

2.The blue belt

3.Prince Lindworm

4.The Lassie and her godmother

5.The husband who was to mind the house

6.The lad who went to the north wind

7.The three princesses of Whiteland

8.Soria Moria Castle

9.The giant who had no heart in his body

10.The princess on the glass hill

11.The widow's son

12.The three billy-goats Gruff

13.The three princesses in the blue mountain

14.The cat on the Dovrefell

15.One's own childern are always prettiest

What's interesting in Norway

West Norwegian Fjords
are narrow carvings, made by giant blocks of ice on their way towards the sea. The UNESCO World Heritage Site features two fjords: Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord.

Urnes Stave Church
is a stave church in Norway. The church provides a unique link between Christian and Viking architecture. For its unique blend of motifs the Urnes Stave Church is protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Rock Art of Alta is a collection of over 6000 rock carvings in Alta, Norway. Made in a period that spans over 5000 years, between the stone age and metal age, the Rock Art of Alta are listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

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