Is Greenland in Scandinavia?
Possibly. Scandinavia either contains three or eight countries, if eight, then yes, if only three, then no. It is a Nordic country anyway.
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The origin of the word is not entirely clear but people generally favor the idea that it means the island of darkness or fog island. Reasoning: The Norwegian word skodde means… fog and avia means island in Norwegian. On old maps, Scandinavia is often shown as an island, and as people's knowledge of world geography was then quite limited, then this interpretation is likely correct. For more information about Scandinavia, visit http://goscandinavia.about.com Avia is not 'island' in Nordic languages, the right word is Ã¸ or Ã¸y, for which there is no modern English equivalent. The German letter Ã¶ is roughly the same.
Greenland is an autonomous region of the European country ofDenmark, and consists of a vast island stretching from the NorthAtlantic Ocean to the Arctic Ocean along the northe…ast coast ofNorth America. It lies immediately east of northern Canada. It is the largest island in the world, aside from the continent ofAustralia. Its major feature is the miles-thick icecap thatoccupies the majority of the island, which is the second largesticecap (after Antarctica) on Earth. The north-south length ofGreenland is about 1800 miles (2900 km), the east-west dimensionranging from 400 to 800 miles (640 to 1280 km).
As an ethinic and linguistic group Sweden, Norway, Demark, Iceland,and the Faeroe Islands are all Scandinavia. Culturally andgeographically Finland is often included in that g…roup as well
Greenland is an island.
Answer . Yes.
No. Not currently, but a union existed from 1397-1523 named the Kalmar Union . It united the three kingdoms of Denmark, Sweden and Norway under a single monarch. (Norway inc…luded Iceland, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Shetland, and Orkney) If it would still exist, it would, yes, probably be called by some as Scandinavia; "Scandinavia as a country", but yes it existed then, but no; not any more; Scandinavia is indeed not a country.
Yes, and Iceland is also a part of Europe.
Genetically the main group is Germanic (like e.g. in Germany and the Netherlands), but already 1.000 years ago groups of Slavonic people also settled in parts of Denmark and S…weden facing towards present day Poland (and North-eastern Germany). To the very North of the Scandinavian peninsula approx. 100.000 Sami people live - they have most likely been there longer than the Germanic Scandinavians, but nobody knows for sure. Some pople - especially outsiders - sometimes include Finland in their definition of Scandinavia (which makes perfect sense from a cultural, historical and political perspective, but never-the-less is not usually done by the 'true' Scandinavians themselves, who would use the term Nordic countries when including Finland). The Finns are not a Germanic people.
nothing, its just a island 15 times bigger than the uk that is covered with snow so you can just have snowball fights
Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland
Yes, it is.
Your spelling is correct.
Here is a list of the 3 Scandinavian capitals: Sweden = Stockholm Population: 2 million Norway = Oslo Population: 1.3 million Denmark = Copenhagen Population: 1.7 millio…n There are four capitals in Scandinavia: Oslo in Norway, Stockholm in Sweden, Copenhagen in Denmark, and Reykjavik in Iceland.
Nope. Germany is on the edge of East Germany and south of Scandinavia.