The Nordic countries make up the northernmost part of western Europe, extending into the Arctic. While Scandinavia is made up of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, the Nordic countries also include Finland and Iceland.
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Copenhagen is the capital city of Denmark and forms the moderate conurbation that one million Danes call home.
Oslo is the capital and largest city of Norway, and the third largest city of Scandinavia.
Stockholm is the capital and largest city of Sweden, with nearly 2 million inhabitants in its metropolitan area.
Norway is the westernmost, northernmost — and surprisingly also the easternmost — of the three Scandinavian countries.
Sweden is the largest of the Nordic countries by size and population, with about 10 million inhabitants.
Iceland is a mountainous island nation in the north Atlantic Ocean, between Europe and North America.
The Faroe or Faeroe Islands are 18 islands in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, northwest of Scotland and halfway between Iceland and Norway.
- Location: Europe
- Latitude of center: 59° 2' 24" (59.04°) north
- Longitude of center: 7° 22' 48" (7.38°) east
- Wikidata: Nordic countries
- Wikimedia Commons: Scandinavia
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