The Society of Folk Dance Historians (SFDH)
CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE
Information: A region.
The Nordic countries also include the Åland Islands and the Faroe Islands.
The southern and by far most populous regions of Scandinavia have a temperate climate. Scandinavia extends north of the Arctic Circle, but has relatively mild weather for its latitude due to the Gulf Stream. Many of the Scandinavian mountains have an alpine tundra climate.
Location: Northwest Europe and related islands
Languages: Two language groups have coexisted on the Scandinavian peninsula since prehistory the North Germanic languages (Scandinavian languages) and the Sami languages.
Religion: Predominantly Christian.
This page © 2018 by Ron Houston.
Please do not copy any part of this page without including this copyright notice.
Please do not copy small portions out of context.
Please do not copy large portions without permission from Ron Houston.