Results for: Scandinavian

What is a Scandinavian rug?

  Its called "rya". Its a handwoven rug.   The name originates from a village in Sweden and it can also refer to a particular breed of sheep whose wool is used to make (MORE)

What Scandinavian country is smorgasbord from?

Smørgåsbord origins from Sweden and goes back to 17th Century.  "Smør" means "butter"; "gås" means "goos"; "bord" means "table."  All together it means a buffet-style ta (MORE)

What do Scandinavian people look like?

Not all Scandinavians look the same and not all Scandinavians fit the description below. However, this description is generally seen as the average/majority of Scandinavians: (MORE)

Which countries are Scandinavian countries?

Scandinavia includes the three kingdoms of Denmark, Sweden, and Norway. Not to be confused with the Scandinavian cultural region which includes Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Icelan (MORE)

Scandinavian Flags

Scandinavian flags are, despite their simple design, some of the most recognizable in the world. Each one of the official Nordic countries has a Christian cross against a plai (MORE)
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Scandinavian Architecture: Characteristics and Features

Often when people think of Scandinavian, they think of Vikings and large ships or hardy, wooden structures. Much of these ancient peoples' architecture that remains from Medie (MORE)

Scandinavian Traditions and Social Customs

Scandinavia is located in Northern Europe and consists of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and the Faroe Islands. Although referred to as part of Northern Europe, Sc (MORE)

A List of Scandinavian Holidays

Knowing when Scandinavian holidays take place can help you set up the perfect time to go on vacation. It's good way for you to see the sights and sounds, as well as experience (MORE)

What do Scandinavians speak?

Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, and/or Finnish, for starters. Swedish, Danish and Norwegian are virtually the same. Its like the us Southern accent versus the Queen's English. T (MORE)

Why do the Scandinavian countries have high taxes?

According to the OECD, Denmark (26.4 percent), Norway (19.7  percent), and Sweden (22.1 percent) all raise a high amount of tax  revenue as a percent of GDP from individual (MORE)