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Published on February 20, 2014

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A detailed presentation on Scandinavian countries

Scandinavian Countries A Brief Introduction to Scandinavian Countries.

Scandinavia on World Map

Introduction Scandinavia Refers to three Northern European countries. 1. Sweden  Finland 2. and Norway Iceland 3. Denmark are generally included, (Sweden and Norway form Scandinavian Peninsula.)

Scandinavian Peninsula  Peninsula is a portion of land nearly surrounded by water OR three sides are surrounded by water. It  is part of Scandinavia.  Consists of two of the Scandinavian countries: Norway & Sweden  Denmark physiographical is part of North European Plain rather than peninsula itself.

Capital: Stockholm  Sweden is the largest country in Scandinavian countries, both in size of land and population.  Sweden offers numerous lakes and sceneries to the tourists. Official Language :Swedish Language Temperature in Stockholm is -7 °C Currency Swedish Korna (SEK). 1 SEK = 16.65 PKR

Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm:Stockholm is the capital of Sweden. It is the most populous city in Sweden and on the Scandinavian peninsula. Temperature in Stockholm is -7 °C

Universities Royal Institute of Technology Lund University  Sweden's first polytechnic  one of Europe's oldest institute.  And is one of Scandinavia's largest institutions of higher education in technology. universities  And one of Scandinavia's largest institutions for education and research.

Attractions Liseberg  Liseberg is an amusement park located in Gothenburg.  One of the most visited amusement parks in Scandinavia. • It is a pretty busy place.   Roller coasters Water rides

Oresund bridge ,Sweden  One of the Mega structures.  Bridge as well as tunnel.  Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and connected to Denmark by this bridge-tunnel.

• • Western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula • North most country in Europe. • Official name is The Kingdom of Norway Also called “The land of midnight Sun”.  Norway is a jagged expanse of islands. Official Languages Norwegian Language and Nynorsk Capital: Oslo Temperature in Oslo is -7 °C. Currency Norwegian krone(NOK). 1 NOK = 17.61 PKR

. Mid Night Sun During the Norwegian summer season, the sun never sets north of the Arctic Circle and for a couple of months the sun is visible 24 hours a day.

Oslo, Norway

Oslo:• Oslo is the capital of Norway. • It is the most populous city in Norway. Temperature in Oslo is -7 °C

Universities University of Oslo  the oldest and largest university in Norway Norwegian University of Science and Technology  NTNU is the second largest of the eight universities in Norway.  It has the main national responsibility for higher education in engineering and technology.

Attractions Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park  It is a Zoological garden and amusement park.  It is Norway's most frequently visited attraction.

Northern Lights , Norway  The Northern Lights are actually the result of collisions between gaseous particles in the Earth's atmosphere with charged particles released from the sun's atmosphere. Variations in colour are due to the type of gas particles that are colliding.

• Southern most Scandinavian country. •It is located south-west of Sweden, south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. • Consists of over 400 islands, Linked by bridges. • A sovereign state in Northern Europe. • Official name is The Kingdom of Denmark Danish Language Almost all of the Denmark is low and flat, but there are many low hills as well. Capital: Copenhagena Temperature in Oslo is -4 °C. Currency Danish krone (DKK). 1 DKK = 19.88 PKR

Copenhagena, Denmark

Capital of Denmark Copenhagena :Copenhagena is the capital of Denmark. It is the most populous city of Denmark. Temperature in Stockholm is -4 °C

Universities University of Copenhagen  The University of Copenhagen is the oldest and second largest university and research institution in Denmark.  It is the second oldest institution for higher education in Scandinavia after Uppsala University University of Southern Denmark  It is a research and educational institution  With deep regional roots and an international outlook.

Attractions Legoland , Denmark It is a pretty busy place. • Consists of      Polar X-Polerer LEGO Canoe Timber Ride The Xtreme Racer Mine Train

•It is bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north and Russia to the east . •Official name is Republic of Finland Official Languages :•Finnish Language •Swedish Language Capital: Helsinki Currency Temperature in Helsinki is -3 °C Euro (EUR). 1 EUR = 148.36 PKR

Helsinki, Finland

Capital of Denmark Helsinki :Copenhagena is the capital of Denmark. It is the most populous city of Denmark. Temperature in Denmark is -3 °C.

Angry Birds A mobile phone game developed in Finland Now, it has become a commercial hit both domestically and internationally.

Official Language :Icelandic Language Capital: Reykjavik. Temperature in Reykjavik. is 2 °C Currency Icelandic krona(ISK). 1 ISK = 0.91 PKR

Iceland Capital: Reykjavik  Scandinavia’s top attractions also include the geysers, especially the Blue Lagoon near Iceland’s capital Reykjavik.

Blue Lagoon, Reykjavik

Blue Lagoon • Blue Lagoon spa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. • The water temperature in the bathing and swimming area of the lagoon averages 37–39 °C . • The Blue Lagoon also operates a Research and Development facility to help find cures for other skin ailments using the mineral-rich water.

Thank you! Presentation By:  Muhammad Talha Saqib (14)  Ali Awais (13)  Salman Yaseen (11)  Asad (10)  Ijaz Ahmed (09)

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