Nordic Geography Quiz

Answer these random questions about the geography of the Nordic countries and their territories.
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What is the most populous city among the Nordic cities?
Stockholm
What term is used for the long and narrow ocean inlets that usually exist in Norway?
Fjord
What major mountain range that makes most of the Swedish-Norwegian border, forms
all of those narrow ocean inlets in Norway?
Scandinavian
Mountains
What major gulf is located between Finland and Sweden?
Gulf of Bothnia
What Danish archipelago is closer to Scotland than Denmark itself?
Faroe Islands
In what Finnish region is Santa Claus said to reside?
Lapland
What is the capital city of Iceland?
Reykjavík
Through what peninsula does Denmark share a border with Germany?
Jutland
What former Swedish capital is home to the oldest university in Northern Europe?
Uppsala
What Norwegian archipelago was known by its Dutch name, Spitsbergen prior to 1925?
Svalbard
Eyjafjallajökull, Vatnajökull and Langjökull are some examples of what in Iceland?
Glacier
What national capital is on the opposite side of the water the Finnish capital overlooks?
Tallinn
What international bridge that connects Copenhagen and Malmö to each other is named
after the strait it is located on?
Øresund Bridge
What little town in Norway hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics?
Lillehammer
Finland is often regarded as the Land of a Thousand Lakes. Now what is the
largest lake in Finland? (hint: starts with S)
Saimaa
What is the name of the largest island of Sweden?
Gotland
What is the name of the "autonomous" hippie neighborhood of Copenhagen?
Christiania
Name one of the official languages of EU that are closer to Finnish than any other.
Estonian or Hungarian
What Norwegian town, starting with H, claimsto be the world's northernmost
town with about 10,000 people?
Hammerfest
Which Baltic archipelago speaks primary Swedish, but is a part of Finland?
Åland Islands
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Level 61
May 12, 2020
Hammerfest is not the world's northernmost town. Both Barrow and Tiksi is more north.