Results for: Scandinavia

In History of Europe

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 (MORE)
In Scandinavia

What were the Vikings of Scandinavia?

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.
In History of Europe

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 g (MORE)
In History, Politics & Society

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 inc (MORE)
In History, Politics & Society

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 histor (MORE)
In History of Europe

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 S (MORE)
In History of Europe

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.
In History of Europe

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, (MORE)
In Scandinavia

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 millio (MORE)
In Landforms

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 landfo (MORE)