Scandinavian and Nordic Countries and Territories

Name all the countries, territories and overseas regions that are considered to be in Scandanavia and the Nordic region
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Last updated: October 24, 2016
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Sovereign Nations
Denmark
Finland
Iceland
Norway
Sweden
Overseas Territories
Åland Islands
Faroe Islands
Greenland
Svalbard
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Level 37
Oct 5, 2016
I think there's some confusion here. Greenland, Iceland and others are not in Scandinavia. They are Nordic countries, but definitely not Scandinavian.
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Level 45
Oct 6, 2016
Wikipedia disagrees: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scandinavia
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Level 74
Oct 6, 2016
Wikipedia does agree: " Norwegian dependencies, including Svalbard and Jan Mayen, are usually not seen as a part of Scandinavia, nor is Danish Greenland"
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Level 45
Oct 6, 2016
I shall change the title.
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Level 74
Oct 6, 2016
Finland is NOT Scandinavian!
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Level 74
Oct 6, 2016
Finnish is a Finno-Ugric language, not a Scandinavian language. Finland is a Nordic country though.
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Level 33
Feb 9, 2017
Ahh, I gave up on the last one missing, as I typed "Åland" and not "Åland Islands"... Maybe reason for a small change (accepting only "Åland")? I am from Norway myself, and have always thought of the islands as only "Åland".
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Level 45
Feb 9, 2017
OK, I'll edit this.
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Level 42
Jan 18, 2019
you didn't though, i typed only åland as well
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Level 4
Mar 26, 2017
Åland(Ahvenanmaa in Finnish) does´nt belong to Denmark. It is part of Finland.

Roosa

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Level 4
Mar 26, 2017
Finland is in Scandinavia! Where is your general knowledge?

Roosa

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Level 26
Aug 16, 2017
Finland is not part of scandinavia, neither are Denmark or Iceland. Finland is part of Finnoscandia.
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Level 45
Aug 16, 2017
Finland is a Nordic country, hence it makes this list.
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Level 40
Mar 23, 2018
Denmark is
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Level 57
Dec 1, 2020
Denmark is definitely part of Scandinavia but not the Scandinavian peninsula
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Level 61
Jul 25, 2020
Would you accept just aland for aland islands please?