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  • Iceland's president takes home 'message in bottle'
    The rubbish in question is a device in an Icelandic science marine litter experiment that also has a link to Scotland.
    BBC News.  Fri, 26 May 2017 08:40:29 GMT.
  • Sectra Strengthens Presence in Canada
    LINK√–PING, Sweden, May 26, 2017 -- International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has established a new direct sales operation entitled Sectra Canada Inc. ...
    PR Newswire.  Fri, 26 May 2017 03:12:00 EDT.
  • Norway Bank releases fishy music video
    Here's how Norway is celebrating its fishy new bank note.
    BBC News.  Thu, 25 May 2017 19:30:23 GMT.
  • BIOCAD Joins the EU
    SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#BIOCAD--Biotechnological company BIOCAD expands internationally. The company plans to enter European market through partnership in Finland.
    Business Wire.  Thu, 25 May 2017 11:56:00 UTC.
  • UFC Fight Night 109 Card: 10 Things You Should Know About Sunday's Event
    TV Info, odds and full card information for UFC Fight Night 109 from Sweden.
    By Brian Mazique, Contributor.  Forbes.  Thu, 25 May 2017 10:00:00 -0400.
  • Pope Names Cardinals for Laos, Mali, Sweden, Spain, Salvador
    In a surprise announcement Sunday, Pope Francis named five new cardinals, for Spain, El Salvador and three countries where Catholics are a tiny minority: Mali, Laos and Sweden. ...
    Voice of America.  Sun, 21 May 2017 08:52:13 -0400.
  • German Aid Worker, Afghan Security Guard Killed in Kabul
    Unknown gunmen have killed a German aid worker and her Afghan security guard in Kabul before kidnapping a Finnish woman who worked for an aid organization. ...
    Voice of America.  Sun, 21 May 2017 04:31:20 -0400.
  • Defiant Assange says 'war is just commencing' after Sweden drops rape case
    Julian Assange says Sweden's decision to drop a rape investigation against him is "an important victory for me and for the UN human rights system."
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Fri, 19 May 2017 05:27:00 EDT.
  • 2018 Volvo XC60 Crossover Starts at $42,495
    Volvo’s compact XC60 crossover has been one of its best-selling models, and to keep its slice of the market the Swedish automaker recently debuted an improved, sexier all-new XC60. ...
    Etahaney.  Motor Trend.  Wed, 17 May 2017 20:13:13 +0000.
  • Subaru weighs Sweden's Autoliv as camera supplier, report says
    Subaru is considering Autoliv's stereo cameras for its driver-assist system as the Japanese automaker looks for options beyond longtime supplier Hitachi, Bloomberg reported.  Wed, 17 May 2017 15:28:14 EST.  Subscription required.
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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