Norway, or the Kingdom of Norway, is a country in the north of Europe that occupies the western part of the Scandinavian Peninsula. It shares borders with Sweden, Finland, and Russia. Norway is very elongated by its shape; the extensive coastline along the North Atlantic Ocean is famous for its fjords. Norway tourists and simply visitors mostly by its impressive and varied landscapes that stretches far across the Arctic Circle. It is known for its fjord-indented coastline, its mountains, ski resorts, lakes and forests. Most visited cities in Norway are its capital Oslo with its castles, its cathedrals, its picturesque landscapes, wild sceneries and interesting architecture. On the west coast there is Stavanger set alongside a fjord. Preikestolen is situated in Lysefjorden right outside Stavanger. Kristiansand is located in the south of the country and it is the fith largest in Norway, and to many tourists it is the favourite holiday city. Nidaros Cathedral is the largest medieval cathedral, it is situated in Trondheim, the first capital of Norway.