History Of Scandinavia: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, And Iceland by Thomas Kingston DerryThis concise account traces the history of the Scandinavian countries from earliest times to the present, emphasizing common features in their heritage and in their contribution to the modern world. The author’s aim is to describe each country’s history, traditions, and way of life and to examine the political development of the five nations in the context of the whole Nordic region.
Norse Myth & History (Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Denmark, Finland) - ASMR
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The Nordic countries , or the Nordics ,  are a geographical and cultural region in Northern Europe and the North Atlantic , where they are most commonly known as Norden literally "the North". Several regions in Europe, such as the Northern Isles of Scotland , share cultural or ethnic ties with Nordic nations, but are not considered to be Nordic countries. Scandinavians , who comprise over three quarters of the region's population, are the largest group, followed by Finns , who comprise the majority in Finland; other ethnic groups are the Greenlandic Inuit , the Sami people , and recent immigrants and their descendants. Native non-Germanic languages are Finnish , Greenlandic and several Sami languages. The main religion is Lutheran Christianity. The Nordic countries have much in common in their way of life, history , religion, their use of Scandinavian languages and social structure.
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Scandinavia , historically Scandia , part of northern Europe , generally held to consist of the two countries of the Scandinavian Peninsula , Norway and Sweden , with the addition of Denmark. Some authorities argue for the inclusion of Finland on geologic and economic grounds and of Iceland and the Faroe Islands on the grounds that their inhabitants speak North Germanic or Scandinavian languages related to those of Norway and Sweden. The term Norden has also come into use to denote Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, a group of countries having affinities with one another and a distinctness from the rest of continental Europe. Among their distinguishing characteristics are thinly populated northern regions, a relative wealth of fish resources, long life expectancies, and high levels of literacy. Article Media. Info Print Cite. Submit Feedback.
By Terri Mapes. Scandinavia and the Nordic region is a historical and geographical region covering much of Northern Europe. Scandinavia historically encompassed the kingdoms of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. There has been a long-standing disagreement as to whether Finland and Iceland should being considered Scandinavian countries or not. To fix the divide, the French stepped in to diplomatically smooth out the terminology by dubbing all of the countries, "Nordic countries.