Who are the scandinavias?

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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. 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.
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Why is Scandinavia called Scandinavia?

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Where is Scandinavia?

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Where is Scandinavia located?

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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. .

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, Greenlan

Is Scandinavia in Antarctica?

No, Scandinavia is a part of Europe. It consists of the contries Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland.

Where is Scandinavia on a map?

Scandinavia covers, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. Scandinavia is to the east of England, across the north sea.
In Scandinavia

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 .