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Expat Community: Concentrated mainly in Oslo, Bergen, and Stavanger. Known for its high standard of living and stunning natural landscapes.

Cost of Living: Very high, particularly in terms of housing and dining out, but salaries are also generally high to compensate.

Quality of Life: Excellent, with access to world-leading healthcare and education, plus a strong focus on outdoor activities.

Ease of Settling In: Norwegian is the official language, with a high proficiency in English. The Norwegians are friendly but known for their privacy, which might require an adjustment.

Work Opportunities: Good, especially in the oil and gas sector, maritime industries, and IT. Norway’s commitment to
sustainability also creates opportunities in renewable energy and technology.