Oslo is the capital city of Norway, which is the largest city in Norway. Oslo has been established as one of the most cultured city in Norway. Besides being governmental center, it is also the scientific and economic center of Norway. Oslo is one of the most important hubs for banking, shipping, trade and industry.
After being considered as a global city, Oslo has been rated as "Beta World City Plus" in 2008. Oslo has also been given the status of most expensive city in the world in 2009. It is one of the fastest growing cities in Europe.