The Kingdom of Norway is a Nordic country in Northern Europe. Situated on the Scandinavian Peninsula it shares borders with Finland and Russia. Its official languages are Norwegian and Sámi. The capital and largest city is Olso.
The Norwegian flag (Norges flagg) (Noregs flagg) design, based on the Dannebrog (Danish flag) was adopted in July 1821. The design consists of a red field with a white outlined navy blue Scandinavian cross extending to the edges of the flag; the vertical part of the cross is offset toward the left hoist side.