Scandinavia - Wikipedia
Scandinavia (/ ˌ s k æ n d ɪ ˈ n eɪ v i ə / SKAN-dih-NAY-vee-ə) is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural, and linguistic ties.The term Scandinavia in local usage covers the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.The majority national languages of these three, belong to the Scandinavian dialect continuum, and are mutually intelligible North Germanic languages.
Scandinavia | Countries, Map, & Facts | Britannica.com
Scandinavia: Scandinavia, part of northern Europe, generally held to consist of the two countries of the Scandinavian Peninsula, Norway and Sweden, with the addition of Denmark. Some authorities argue for the inclusion of Finland on geologic and economic grounds and of Iceland and the Faroe Islands owing to related languages.
Countries of Scandinavia and the Nordic Region
Scandinavia and the Nordic region is a historical and geographical region covering much of Northern Europe. Extending from above the Arctic Circle to the North and Baltic Seas, the Scandinavian Peninsula is the largest peninsula in Europe.
Scandinavia - New World Encyclopedia
Scandinavia is a historical and geographical region including the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.It is characterized by common ethno-cultural heritage and mutually intelligible North Germanic languages.
Scandinavia - Wikitravel
Scandinavia or, more broadly, the Nordic countries, is a European region north of the Baltic Sea.At almost 1.2 million square kilometres (463,000 square miles) it is the largest region in Europe, but home to only around 24 million people, accounting for a mere 4% of the population.
Scandinavia travel - Lonely Planet
Endless day, perpetual night. Rocking festivals, majestic aurora borealis. With effortlessly chic cities and remote forests, Scandinavia attracts style-gurus and wilderness-hikers alike.
Scandinavia | Encyclopedia.com
SCANDINAVIA [For the early history of occultism in Scandinavia, see the entry on the Teutons.. Witchcraft. In medieval times, Scandinavian examples of the witchcraft persecutions that arose in much of Europe were rare, but in 1669-70 a great outbreak against witchcraft commenced in Sweden, in the villages of Mohra and Elfdale in the district of Elfdale.In 1669 a strange report was circulated ...
Scandinavia - definition of Scandinavia by The Free Dictionary
Scan·di·na·vi·a (skăn′də-nā′vē-ə, -nāv′yə) A region of northern Europe consisting of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. Finland, Iceland, and the Faroe Islands are often included in the region. Scandinavia (ˌskændɪˈneɪvɪə) n 1. (Placename) Also called: the Scandinavian Peninsula the peninsula of N Europe occupied by Norway and Sweden 2 ...
Scandinavia - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scandinavia is a group of countries in northern Europe that includes Denmark, Norway and Sweden.The term is most often used linguistically, to mean places that speak Scandinavian languages (also called the North Germanic languages).The Scandinavian languages (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish) are closely related, and many Scandinavians are able to understand some of the other languages, with some ...
History of Scandinavia - Wikipedia
The history of Scandinavia is the history of the geographical region of Scandinavia and its peoples. The region is in northern Europe, and consists of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. Finland and Iceland are at times, especially in English-speaking contexts, considered part of Scandinavia