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 the largest of the Nordic countries. Visitors can experience deep forests and many lakes… Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is one of the Nordic countries in northern .


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 are 18 islands in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean. Photo: Lillestrøm SK, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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