What were the Vikings of Scandinavia?

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The Vikings settled Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and Iceland. They would raid countries and fish for food. The Viking Age lasted from a.d.800 to a.d.1100.
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Where did the vikings?

If you mean were did the Vikings originate then they originated from Scandinavia AKA Denmark, Norway, and Sweden

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Why is Scandinavia called Scandinavia?

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 w (MORE)

Who were the Vikings?

The people commonly called Vikings were the Norse, a Scandinavianseafaring people from Norway, Denmark, and Sweden. They settled inBritain, Iceland and Greenland, and later made settlements in NorthAmerica (which were abandoned). The Vikings were the best steel-makers and boat-builders at thetime. T (MORE)

What did the Vikings do?

The Vikings are a type of pirates and they took over lands. Theydid not only rob and attack people. They were farmers, sailors,traders and more. Some even became imperial guards to the Byzantineemperor. And they mostly come from Denmark. The vikings wherenon-christian explorers and conquerors who te (MORE)

Where is Scandinavia?

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 group as well

What are the countries of Scandinavia?

Sweden,Denmark, Norway Finland and Iceland do together with scandinavia make up Norden orThe northern countries, which is often confused with scandinaviabut scandinavia is only Sweden, Denmark and Norway

What is a viking?

any of the Scandinavian pirates who plundered the coasts of Europe from the 8th to 10th centuries .

Where were vikings from?

Vikings originated in the three Scandinavian countries: Denmark (sailing mainly to England, France) Norway (sailing to mainly Ireland and Scotland) Sweden (sailing to mainly Russia and all the way to Constantinople) However it is important to understamd that there were a lot of Swedish viking (MORE)

When were the vikings?

By convention the Viking age is typically delimited to this period : Year 793 : First recorded raid on convent on the Island of Lindisfarne, England Year 1066: The defeat of the Invading Norwegian King at Stamford Bridge, England ...which could seem to indicate that Vikings mostly directed th (MORE)

Where is Scandinavia located?

Look in the top middle of Europe. A little more to the right actually but Denmark is also part of Scandinavia so yeah north middle... :D

Is Scandinavia a country?

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 included Iceland, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Shetland, and Orkney) If it would still exist, it would, yes, probably be called (MORE)

Currency of Scandinavia?

Scandinavia is not a country but a region consisting of many countries: Norway, Sweden and Denmark (Iceland is sometimes included). Norway uses the Norwegian krone Sweden uses the Swedish krona Denmark uses the Danish krone Iceland uses the Icelandic króna

Is Scandinavia an island?

Yes, technically there are a series of canals and rivers connectingthe gulf of Finland with the White Sea. So Scandinavia issurrounded by water on all sides and is not connected by land tothe afro-eurasian supercontinent.

What was a viking?

Viking is a name given to some people of Scandinavian and Norse descent who raided and colonized areas of Western Europe from the eighth to the eleventh centuries. All Vikings are Scandinavian and Norse. Not all Norse and Scandinavians are Vikings. The word "Viking" comes from the old Norse suffi (MORE)

How do you be a viking?

Being a Viking means going on raiding expeditions by longboat. That is considered to be terrorism or looting and murder and is no longer an acceptable thing to do.

Why is it called Scandinavia?

The word "Scandinavia" is a Latinization of the Proto-Norse name "Skaðinawjō," which probably meant "dangerous island." The term probably referred originally to what is today called Scania or Skåne, which is a part of southern Sweden. The modern term now has two meanings. If defined narrow (MORE)

Scandinavia is located where?

Scandinavia is a historical and geographical region centered on the Scandinavian peninsula of Northern Europe. Mainly, Scandinavia is defined as the three kingdoms that historically shared the Scandinavian Peninsula. They are represented by the countries of: . Denmark . Norway . Sweden . and (MORE)

Who are the scandinavias?

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 Sweden facing towards present day Poland (and North-eastern Germany). To the very North of the Scandinavian peninsula approx. (MORE)

When and how was Scandinavia colonized?

Scandinavia wasn't colonised. Of course, some inland and northern parts of it were "colonised" by the local population, but modern Scandinavians are largely the native people of Scandinavia. (Though, of course at some point in history they must have arrived, maybe even replacing the "original" " (MORE)

Is Greenland in Scandinavia?

\nPossibly. Scandinavia either contains three or eight countries, if eight, then yes, if only three, then no. It is a Nordic country anyway.

What states are in Scandinavia?

\nKingdoms. Denmark, Sweden and Norway. If you extend the possible unofficial geograph-cultural borders it would also include, in this order: Åland, Finland, Faroe Islands, Iceland and Greenland .

What is the populaton of Scandinavia?

Scandinavia; Sweden, Denmark and Norway: ~19 million. (2008 est.) Your definition of Scandinavia may vary, so: Nordic Countries;Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland and possessions: ~25 million

When did the vikings leave Scandinavia?

Vikings were born to be explorers and once the land in Scandinaviastarted to fill up the felt the need to expand their boarders andexplore. While they never truly left Scandinavia they did travelall over.

What is the area of Scandinavia?

Scandinavia as in "the Scandinavian peninsula + Denmark" is about ~820,000 sq km. Countries with a comparable size of that are Namibia, Mozambique, Pakistan and Turkey.

Why did vikings leave Scandinavia?

The vikings left Scandinavia because good farm land, especially grazing land, was scarce. It was impossible to support a large population there. There wasn't much open land left. There was richer soil in Iceland and Green land and at that time the climate was much warmer so it was perfect for farmin (MORE)

What is the GDP of Scandinavia?

All Data from FY2010... Sweden=437.4 Billion USD Norway=285.5 Billion USD Finland=186.6 Billion USD Denmark=202.9 Billion USD Estonia[Officially Considered Part of Scandinavia]=25.6 Billion USD THUS, the TOTAL GDP of Scandinavia = $1.138 Trillion

Is Scandinavia Socialistic?

The Scandinavian countries are not socialist by a traditional Marxist definition, but by a modern standard, they could be classified as socialist based on the fact that approximately half of the GDP runs though the public sectors. The so-called welfare states are primarily a realisation of the polit (MORE)

What is the govermant of Scandinavia?

There is no common government of the geografical area called Scandinavia, but there is a political cooperation organised in the 'Nordisk RÃ¥d', see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nordic_Council Denmark, Norway and Sweden were in a personal union from 1397 to 1523, but was still three separate politi (MORE)

What is a viking and what did they do?

A Viking is a Norsemen, and they were typical men and women who farmed, hunted, and made there own civilization to survive from. Some Vikings would raid different countries in Europe for loot.

What are facts about Scandinavia?

vikings lived there. the people were called skandians and i guess they were more pirates than vikings. . Scandinavia includes the countries of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. . Scandinavia is the most developed region of the world. . Scandinavia was home to the vikings. . Scandinavia means 'Land (MORE)

Is Finland Scandinavia?

Yes it is. No, it is not. Scandinavia consists of Norway, Sweden and Denmark. However, the Nordic countries consists of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Greenland, Åland and the Faroe Islands. There is also a term called Fenno-Scandinavia, which consist of Norway, Sweden and Finland (MORE)

Why did the Vikings left Scandinavia?

They could leave because climate change was melting the ice around their home. They left because they couldn't grow crops in the cold weather! By the way, as for your question... 'Why did the vikings left Scandinavia', that is not quite grammatically correct!

What are the capitals of Scandinavia?

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 million There are four capitals in Scandinavia: Oslo in Norway, Stockholm in Sweden, Copenhagen in Denmark, and Reykjavik in Ice (MORE)

What do vikings were?

Look up what type of viking you want, and then search it on ther internet. And, you spell wear w-e-a-r, rather than w-e-r-e,OK??

Why did the Vikings not like Scandinavia?

This question is founded on an incorrect assumption, namely that Vikings did not like Scandinavia. They chose to live in Scandinavia and raised their families there. However, as most of the wealth in Europe was on the mainland, the Vikings pillaged the mainland repeatedly to gain that wealth.

What landforms are in Scandinavia?

Scandinavia includes Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and Denmark. Landforms found in Scandinavia are mountains, Fhords which were formed by glaciers, valleys, volcanic landforms, and glaciers.

What is the name Scandinavia?

Scandinavia is derived from the word 'scania' southern part of sweden which used to be the part of Denmark before .

What did the vikings do there?

Raped, raided, pillaged, conquered, traded, explored, settled - they were the Jack of all trades... Use your imagination, what would you do if your homeland was overpopulated and frozen?

Where did the Vikings live in Scandinavia?

The term Viking, though used to denote ship-borne explorers, traders and warriors, is actually a verb describing the acts of the Norsemen who originated in Norway, Iceland, Denmark and Sweden and raided the coasts of the British Isles, France and other parts of Europe from the late 8th century to th (MORE)

Who were the Vikings and where were they from?

The Vikings were an assortment of Norse peoples. They lived invarious lands including modern day countries of Norway, Sweden,Denmark, and parts of Finland. They were generally farmers andfishermen, but frequently went on raiding expeditions. Theirreligion was a prechristian polytheistic religion.