Map Of Scandinavian Countries
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Map of scandinavian countries. The term scandinavia usually refers to the countries of norway finland sweden and denmark. The term originates from the word scania a region that is now swedish and was once danish. This map shows a host of the many petty norwegian and swedish kingdoms in eighth and ninth century scandinavia most of them norwegian arranged along the coastline although penetration into the interior is clearly beginning.
Other features such as water bodies are also clearly demarcated on the map. The term scandinavian refers to the countries of sweden norway and denmark. It won its complete independence in 1917.
The scandinavian countries map is as below. Map of scandinavia europe scandinavia is a region of northern europe consisting of denmark finland iceland norway and sweden. The map of scandinavia shows the countries that are located in the region.
As you can see on the map the countries are in the northernmost part of the world. Finland was a province and then a grand duchy under sweden from the 12th to the 19th centuries and an autonomous grand duchy of russia after 1809. It covers about 289 500 square miles.
Click on above map to view higher resolution image scandinavia is a region in northern europe comprising of the scandinavian peninsula several smaller islands and archipelago. The common feature of these countries is that the summer is cool and short due to its high latitudes but the daytime period is very long. Map of scandinavian petty kingdoms around ad 800.
Together these countries form the scandinavian peninsula. The geographical range of viking exploration between the 9th and 12th centuries ad was amazing. From their northern european homelands in today s norway denmark and sweden they used the norwegian and baltic seas to engage with the world as looters traders colonists and mercenaries.
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