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A Bergen Diary

August 10, 1985 A Bergen Diary AM GIVE or take a few thousand square kilometers, you are still left with 325,000 of them. The population has stabilised at around four million since the end of the Second World War, again give or take a few thousands. So you have barely 12 persons for each kilometer of land. That, if you are brash enough you would be tempted to conclude, is the problem of Norway, and the only one. Like all generalisations, this too would be too simplistic; for one thing, of the 325,000 square kilometers of land, two- thirds are hard rock, and not livable Norway is one of those rare European nations which never succeeded

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