Norway (or Norge in the Norwegian language and officially known as the Kingdom of Norway), is a monarchy and republic located in the western portion of the Scandinavian Penininsula.
They hold the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard. There are two independent territories that aren't considered a part of the Kingdom of Norway, they are the Antarctic Peter I Island and the Bouvet Island. There is also a claim to a section of Antarctica which is known as Queen Maud Land. Until 1814, the kingdom held the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Iceland. Today, Iceland is independent while Greenland and the Faroe Islands are held by Denmark. Norway also once held Bohuslän until 1658 and Jämtland, Härjedalen, Shetland, Orkney, Hebrides and the Isle of Man.