Norway is located in northern Europe in the western part of Scandinavia. Because of its high latitude, in May to July, the sun never completely descends in Norwegian areas north of the Arctic Circle. The Midnight sun, as well as the Northern lights, are natural phenomena that attract many tourists. Norway is famous for its nature, comprising of mountains, glaciers, lakes, cliffs, and fjords. Norway has a rich Viking history. It also has one of the lowest crime rates in the world.