Nordic countries

The Nordic countries make up the northernmost part of western , extending into the Arctic. They include , , , , and , the , and in most definitions , as there are long-standing political and linguistic ties.

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is the capital city of and forms the moderate conurbation that one million Danes call home. Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is 's capital and largest city, with nearly a million inhabitants in the city proper, and 2.3 million within . Photo: Thanh-Tung Nguyen, CC BY 2.0.

is one of the Nordic countries in northern .

is the largest of the Nordic countries by size and population. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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is the westernmost, northernmost — and surprisingly also the easternmost — of the three Scandinavian countries. Photo: Ximonic, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the smallest of the Nordic countries in terms of landmass. Photo: Per Palmkvist Knudsen, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is an island nation in the north Atlantic Ocean. Photo: Simisa, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Faroe or Faeroe Islands is an archipelago of 18 islands in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, with roughly 50,000 inhabitants. Photo: Lillestrøm SK, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Nordic countries

Latitude of center
59.04° or 59° 2' 24" north
Longitude of center
7.38° or 7° 22' 48" east

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Skandinawië
  • Albanian: Skandinavia
  • Amharic: ስካንዲናቪያ
  • Arabic: Eskandinabya
  • Arabic: إسكندنافيا
  • Arabic: إسكندينافيا
  • Arabic: إلاسكندنافي
  • Arabic: اسكدنافيا
  • Arabic: اسكندنافيا
  • Arabic: الإسكندنافية
  • Arabic: الدول الإسكندنافية
  • Arabic: الدول الاسكندنافية
  • Arabic: الدول الاسكندينافية
  • Arabic: دول إسكندنافية
  • Arabic: دول اسكندنافية
  • Arabic: دولة إسكندنافية
  • Arabic: دولة اسكندنافية
  • Arabic: دولة سكاندنافية
  • Arabic: دول سكاندنافية
  • Arabic: سكاندانافيا
  • Arabic: سكاندنافيا
  • Arabic: سكندنافيا
  • Aragonese: Escandinabia
  • Aragonese: Escandinavia
  • Aragonese: Países escandinavos
  • Armenian: Սկանդինավիա
  • Arpitan: Scandinavie
  • Asturian: Escandinavia
  • Azerbaijani: Skandinaviya
  • Azerbaijani: Skandinaviya ölkələri
  • Bashkir: Скандинавия
  • Basque: Eskandinavia
  • Bavarian: Skandinavien
  • Belarusian: Скандынавы
  • Belarusian: Скандынавія
  • Bengali: স্ক্যান্ডিনেভিয়া
  • Bosnian: Skandinavija
  • Bosnian: Skandinavski poluotok
  • Breton: Skandinavia
  • Breton: Skandinavien
  • Bulgarian: Скандинавия
  • Bulgarian: Скандинавските страни
  • Burmese: စကင်ဒီနေးဗီးယား
  • Burmese: စကန်ဒီနေးဗီးယား
  • Catalan: Escandinau
  • Catalan: Escandinaus
  • Catalan: Escandinàvia
  • Catalan: Països Escandinaus
  • Cebuano: Eskandinabya
  • Cebuano: Scandinavia
  • Central Kurdish: سکاندیناڤیا
  • Chinese: Skandinavia
  • Chinese: 斯堪地
  • Chinese: 斯堪地拉维亚
  • Chinese: 斯堪地纳维亚
  • Chinese: 斯堪地那維亞
  • Chinese: 斯堪的納維亞
  • Chinese: 斯堪的纳维亚
  • Chinese: 斯堪的纳维亚国家
  • Chinese: 斯堪的纳维亚地区
  • Chinese: 斯堪的那維亞
  • Croatian: Istočnorusinski jezik
  • Croatian: Skandinavija
  • Czech: Skandinávie
  • Czech: Skandinávské země
  • Danish: Skandinavien
  • Danish: de skandinaviske lande
  • Dimli (individual language): İskandinavya
  • Dutch: Scandinavie
  • Dutch: Scandinavische
  • Dutch: Scandinavische landen
  • Dutch: Scandinavië
  • Dutch: Skandinavie
  • Dutch: Skandinavië
  • Eastern Mari: Скандинавий
  • Egyptian Arabic: اسكندنافيا
  • English: Codanonia
  • English: Codanovia
  • English: Scadan
  • English: Scadanan
  • English: Scadinavia
  • English: Scandanan
  • English: Scandenavia
  • English: Scandinavia
  • English: Scandinavian civilization
  • English: Scandinavian countries
  • English: Scatenauge
  • English: Scatinavia
  • English: Scedeland
  • English: Scedenigge
  • English: Skandenavia
  • English: Skandinavia
  • English: Skandinavien
  • English: Skandinavía
  • English: Skanör
  • Esperanto: Skandinavianoj
  • Esperanto: Skandinavio
  • Esperanto: Skandinavujo
  • Estonian: Skandinaavia
  • Estonian: Skandinaaviamaad
  • Estonian: Skandinaavia maad
  • Estonian: Skandinaavia riigid
  • Faroese: Skandinavia
  • Fiji Hindi: Scandinavia
  • Finnish: Skandinavia
  • French: Pays scandinave
  • French: Pays scandinaves
  • French: Scandinavia
  • French: Scandinavie
  • French: Scandinavien
  • French: Scandinavienne
  • Friulian: Scandinavie
  • Galician: Escandinavia
  • Galician: Península Escandinava
  • Georgian: ორესუნის ხიდი
  • Georgian: სკანდინავია
  • German: Scandinavia
  • German: Skandinavien
  • German: Skandinavier
  • Greek: Σκανδιναβία
  • Greek: Σκανδιναυία
  • Greek: Σκανδυναβία
  • Hakka Chinese: Sṳ̂-khâm-tit-nâ-vì-â
  • Hausa: Scandinavia
  • Hebrew: חצי האי הסקנדינבי
  • Hebrew: מדינות סקנדינביה
  • Hebrew: סקנדינביה
  • Hebrew: סקנדינוויה
  • Hiligaynon: Eskandinabya
  • Hindi: स्कैंडिनेविया
  • Hindi: स्कैंडिनेवियाई
  • Hindi: स्कैंडिनेवियाई देश
  • Hindi: स्कैंडीनेव्या
  • Hindi: स्कैण्डिनेवियाई देश
  • Hindi: स्कैनडीनेव्या
  • Hindi: स्कैन्डिनेविया
  • Hindi: स्कैन्डिनेवियाई देश
  • Hindi: स्कैन्डिनेवियाई देशों
  • Hindi: स्कैन्डीनेविया
  • Hindi: स्कैन्डीनेव्या
  • Hungarian: Skandináv
  • Hungarian: Skandinávia
  • Hungarian: Skandináv országok
  • Icelandic: Skandinavía
  • Ido: Skandinavia
  • Indonesian: Skandinavia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Scandinavia
  • Irish: Críoch Lochlann
  • Italian: Codanonia
  • Italian: Paesi scandinavi
  • Italian: Scandinava
  • Italian: Scandinave
  • Italian: Scandinavi
  • Italian: Scandinavia
  • Italian: Scandinavo
  • Italian: Scatinavia
  • Japanese: スカンジナビア
  • Japanese: スカンジナビア諸国
  • Japanese: スカンジナヴィア
  • Japanese: スカンディナビア
  • Japanese: スカンディナヴィア
  • Japanese: スカンディナヴィア諸国
  • Javanese: Skandinavia
  • Kabiyè: Skandinavii
  • Kannada: ಸ್ಕ್ಯಾಂಡಿನೇವಿಯ
  • Kannada: ಸ್ಕ್ಯಾಂಡಿನೇವಿಯಾ ದೇಶಗಳು
  • Kazakh: Скандинавия
  • Khmer: ស្កង់ឌីណាវី
  • Korean: 스칸디나비아
  • Kurdish: Skandinavya
  • Kurdish: Skandînav
  • Kurdish: Skandînavya
  • Latin: Scandia
  • Latin: Scandinavia
  • Latvian: Skandināvi
  • Latvian: Skandināvija
  • Latvian: Skandināvijā
  • Limburgan: Scandinavië
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Scandinavia
  • Lithuanian: Skandinavij
  • Lithuanian: Skandinavija
  • Lithuanian: Skandinavijos valstybės
  • Lojban: bertu'a
  • Lojban: skadin
  • Lojban: skadinauis
  • Lombard: Scandinavia
  • Low German: Scandinaovië
  • Low German: Scandinavië
  • Low German: Skandinavie
  • Low German: Skandinavien
  • Low German: Skandinavië
  • Lower Sorbian: Skandinawiska
  • Luxembourgish: Skandinavien
  • Macedonian: Скандинавија
  • Malagasy: Skandinavia
  • Malay: Scandinavia
  • Malay: Skandinavia
  • Manx: Loghlin
  • Marathi: स्कँडिनेव्हिया
  • Marathi: स्कॅन्डिनेव्हिया
  • Mazanderani: اسکاندیناوی
  • Min Nan Chinese: Scandinavia
  • Min Nan Chinese: Skandinavia
  • Minangkabau: Skandinavia
  • Mingrelian: სკანდინავია
  • Mongolian: Скандинав
  • Narom: Escaundinavie
  • Northern Frisian: Skandinaawien
  • Norwegian: Skandinavia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Skandinavia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Skandinavisk
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Skandinaviske
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Skandinavar
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Skandinavia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Escandinàvia
  • Ossetian: Скандинави
  • Panjabi: ਸਕੈਂਡੀਨੇਵੀਆ
  • Papiamento: Skandinavia
  • Persian: اسکاندیناوی
  • Persian: شبه‌جزیره اسکاندیناوی
  • Persian: شبه‌جزیرهٔ اسکاندیناوی
  • Polish: Kraje skandynawskie
  • Polish: Skandynawia
  • Portuguese: Escandinava
  • Portuguese: Escandinavo
  • Portuguese: Escandinavos
  • Portuguese: Escandinávia
  • Portuguese: Países escandinavos
  • Romanian: Scandinavia
  • Romanian: Scandinaviei
  • Romanian: Ţările Nordice
  • Romanian: Țările Nordice
  • Romansh: Scandinavia
  • Russian: Скандинав
  • Russian: Скандинавии
  • Russian: Скандинавия
  • Russian: Скандинавы
  • Rusyn: Шкандінавія
  • Sardinian: Iscandinàvia
  • Saterfriesisch: Skandinavien
  • Scots: Scandinavie
  • Scottish Gaelic: Lochlainn
  • Scottish Gaelic: Lochlann
  • Scottish Gaelic: Lochlannaich
  • Scottish Gaelic: Scandinavia
  • Serbian: Скандинавија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Skandinavija
  • Serbo-Croatian: Скандинавија
  • Sicilian: Scandinavia
  • Sindhi: اسڪينڊينيويا
  • Sinhala: ස්කැන්ඩිනේවියා
  • Sinhala: ස්කැන්ඩිනේවියානුවන්
  • Sinhala: ස්කැන්ඩිනේවියාව
  • Slovak: Škandinávia
  • Slovak: Škandinávske krajiny
  • Slovenian: Skandinavija
  • Somali: Iskandanefiyan
  • Somali: Skandinafiyen
  • Spanish: Escandia
  • Spanish: Escandinavia
  • Spanish: NRJ
  • Spanish: Paises Escandinavos
  • Spanish: Países Escandinavos
  • Spanish: Reinos escandinavos
  • Spanish: Scandia
  • Spanish: Scandza
  • Spanish: Tierras nordicas
  • Spanish: Tierras nórdicas
  • Swahili: Skandinavia
  • Swedish: Skandinavien
  • Swiss German: Skandinavie
  • Tagalog: Escandinavia
  • Tagalog: Eskandinabya
  • Tagalog: Iskandinaba
  • Tagalog: Iskandinabo
  • Tagalog: Iskandinabya
  • Tagalog: Iskandinabyana
  • Tagalog: Iskandinabyano
  • Tagalog: Scandinavia
  • Tagalog: Scandinavian
  • Tamil: இசுக்காண்டினேவியா
  • Tamil: இசுக்கேண்டிநேவியா
  • Tamil: எசுக்காண்டினாவியா
  • Tamil: சுகாண்டினேவியா
  • Tamil: ஸ்காண்டினேவியா
  • Tamil: ஸ்கான்டினாவியா
  • Tatar: Скандинавия
  • Thai: Scandinavia
  • Thai: Skandinavia
  • Thai: กลุ่มประเทศสแกนดิเนเวีย
  • Thai: สแกนดินาเวีย
  • Thai: สแกนดิเนเวีย
  • Tosk Albanian: Skandinavien
  • Turkish: İskandinav
  • Turkish: İskandinavya
  • Turkish: İskandinav ülkeleri
  • Uighur: Shimaliy Yawropa
  • Uighur: شىمالىي ياۋروپا
  • Ukrainian: Скандинавія
  • Upper Sorbian: Skandinawiska
  • Urdu: اسکاندینیویا
  • Urdu: اسکینڈینیویا
  • Urdu: اسکینڈے نیویا
  • Urdu: جزیرہ نما اسکینڈے نیویا
  • Urdu: سکنڈے نیویا
  • Urdu: سکینڈے نیویا
  • Uzbek: Skandinaviya
  • Venetian: Scandinavia
  • Veps: Skandinavii
  • Vietnamese: Bán đảo Scandinavia
  • Vietnamese: Scandinavi
  • Vietnamese: Scandinavia
  • Vietnamese: Scandinavơ
  • Vietnamese: Xcăngđinavi
  • Võro: Skandinaavia
  • Waray (Philippines): Eskandinabya
  • Welsh: Gwledydd Llychlyn
  • Welsh: Gwledydd Sgandinafaidd
  • Welsh: Llychlyn
  • Welsh: Scandinafia
  • Welsh: Sgandinafaidd
  • Welsh: Sgandinafia
  • Western Frisian: Skandinaavje
  • Western Frisian: Skandinavië
  • Western Mari: Скандинави
  • Western Panjabi: سکینڈینیویا
  • Wu Chinese: 斯堪的纳维亚
  • Yiddish: סקאנדינאוויע
  • Yue Chinese: 斯堪的納維亞

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