Norway, a Nordic country located in Northern Europe, with borders to Sweden, Finland, and Russia on the east side is known as the Land of Midnight Sun. The capital city of Norway is Oslo. The current population of Norway is about 5.5 million. Nearly half of the population of the country lives in the far south, in the regions around the capital city, Oslo. The climate here is wet and mild compared to the east and the north, where winters are longer and colder. Norway is a very popular and great destination for abroad studies. The Norwegian higher education sector is known for its high academic standards with the best universities from around the world such as the University of Oslo, University of Bergen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and many more.