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  • Greenland profile
    Provides an overview of Greenland, including key events and facts about this Danish dependent territory.
    BBC News.  Thu, 26 May 2016 16:14:21 GMT.
  • Africa: Informing Global Policy On the DRC
    [ISS] On 4 May, the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) briefed the high-level International Contact Group in Stockholm, Sweden on latest developments in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
    All Africa.  Thu, 26 May 2016 12:40:58 GMT.
  • I've made my choice - Ibrahimovic
    Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he has decided on his next move but remains coy on a possible transfer to Manchester United.
    BBC News.  Thu, 26 May 2016 12:15:37 GMT.
  • Dong Energy May Be Valued at Up to $16 Billion in I.P.O.
    The Danish utility expects to sell 15.1 percent to 17.4 percent of its shares in an offering on Nasdaq in Copenhagen next month.
    Chad Bray.  International Herald Tribune.  Thu, 26 May 2016 07:19:19 GMT.
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  • Sweden, With Eye On Russia, Agrees To Give NATO Greater Access
    Sweden's parliament has voted 291 to 21 to give NATO more access to the neutral Nordic country for training exercises and in the event of a war.
    Radio Liberty.  Thu, 26 May 2016 04:55:39 +0000.
  • Microsoft Cutting 1,850 Jobs in Smartphone Unit
    As sales dwindle, most of the reduction will come in Finland, where the mobile business bought from Nokia originated.
    Nick Wingfield.  International Herald Tribune.  Wed, 25 May 2016 09:09:03 GMT.
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  • Unenthusiastic thoughts about the new government
    OSLO – I am in the Norwegian capital for the Oslo Freedom Forum, a brilliant initiative that that brings together the liberal activists and intellectuals of the world
    Hurriyet.  Wed, 25 May 2016 00:01:00 +0200.
  • Can Nokia's Return To The Mobile Phone Market Drive Its Revenues?
    Recently, Nokia announced that it had signed a strategic agreement with a newly formed Finland based company called HMD to create Nokia- branded mobile phones and tablets for the next ten years. ...
    By Trefis Team.  Forbes.  Mon, 23 May 2016 17:34:00 GMT.
  • Long-feared HSMI disease confirmed for first time in B.C. farmed salmon
    A feared viral disease proven deadly in Norwegian fish farms has been confirmed for the first time by federal scientists studying farmed salmon in B.C.
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Sat, 21 May 2016 12:51:51 EDT.
  • SWEDEN: Support for low-skilled migrants needs to be strengthened
    Sweden should address housing shortages, begin integration activities early, and improve the support for those with low skills to speed up the effective integration of refugees, according to a new OECD report.
    OECD.  Acquired Fri, 13 May 2016.
Norway map, showing Oslo, its capital city, as well as other Norwegian cities
Sweden map, showing Stockholm, the capital city of Sweden, and parts of adjacent Scandinavian countries
Denmark map, showing Copenhagen, its capital city, and other Danish cities

Facts About Scandinavia

The Scandinavian countries of northern Europe include Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, as well as Finland and Iceland.  For more news and official information about the nations of Scandinavia, please visit the national government websites highlighted below.

The Kingdom of Norway's capital city is Oslo, and its currency is the Norwegian Krone.  Norwegian is the official language of Norway, and in 2007, the estimated population of Norway was 4,628,000.

The Kingdom of Sweden's capital city is Stockholm, and its currency is the Swedish Krona.  Swedish is the official language of Sweden, and in 2007, the estimated population of Sweden was 9,031,000.

The Kingdom of Denmark's capital city is Copenhagen, and its currency is the Danish Krone.  Danish is the official language of Denmark, and in 2007, the estimated population of Denmark was 5,468,000.

The Republic of Finland's capital city is Helsinki, and its currency is the Euro.  Finnish is the official language of Finland, and in 2007, the estimated population of Finland was 5,238,000.

The Republic of Iceland's capital city is Reykjavik, and its currency is the Krona.  Icelandic is the official language of Iceland, and in 2007, the estimated population of Iceland was 302,000.

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