Facts about the Nordic Countries
Here you can find facts about the Nordic Region and each of its countries.
Denmark, the most southerly of the Nordic countries, is a small, densely populated country, made up of a large of islands skirted by lovely beaches.
Lakes and forests characterise the expansive Finnish landscape. Finland is also renowned for mobile phones, design and Moomins.
Iceland, the volcanic island in the north Atlantic is famous for its hot springs and dramatic scenery.
For many, Norway is synonymous with oil and mountains. Its dramatic, beautiful scenery stretches from the beaches and cliffs in the south through the mountainous areas in the middle to the midnight sun at the North Cape.
The largest country in the Nordic Region is also the one with the biggest population. For many, Sweden is synonymous with the production of high-quality cars, iron and steel.
Fisheries and rugged scenery characterise the Faroe Islands, an archipelago in the North Atlantic.
The inhabitants of Greenland originate from Central Asia. The country is part of the North American continent, but geopolitically the island is part of Europe.
Åland consists of 6,757 islands situated midway between Sweden and Finland. Although Åland is part of Finland, Ålanders speak Swedish.