Where is Scandinavia?

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Kimg Komg
Kimg Komg - Dag siden
2:30 You can't just play a "Story for another time" card on that one. We all know that there's no way that the banishment of horses from Ireland is deep enough for its own video.
Ace Healer
Ace Healer - 4 dager siden
“It’s guarded by armored bears.” Sick.
rodrigo
rodrigo - 9 dager siden
In Spanish we use Nordic countries by default
Michael B.
Michael B. - 11 dager siden
But Newfoundland (a province in Canada) was founded by Vikings.
Vexillo
Vexillo - 13 dager siden
🇧🇻🇸🇪🇫🇮 scandinavia
blue dragon
blue dragon - 15 dager siden
i think of norway, sweden, and denmark scandinavia beacuse they have simular languiges and lots of realeted history
j a
j a - 16 dager siden
I don't understand the nordic part including finland since it's not a nordic language land.
Bacco04
Bacco04 - 17 dager siden
Sabaton is not death metal, it's power metal :)
Simenvh
Simenvh - 18 dager siden
THANK YOU i finally have a link i can sarcastically throw at my finninsh friend, you ain't one of us potato... ya pasky fennoscandian
Moa Andersson
Moa Andersson - 20 dager siden
0:51 I know this video is ancient but I just realised that the arrow does is fact not point to scandia, it is actually located at the very south of Sweden, I would know, I live there. So it doesn’t make sense that I am watching this video lol, I already know this stuff but I ran out of other CGP grey stuff
Peccable Succulent
Peccable Succulent - 26 dager siden
I don't know if anyone has said this yet, but Sweden and Norway look a bit phallic shaped.
Rachelle Roberthon Favaloro
Rachelle Roberthon Favaloro - 28 dager siden
Sweden and Finland fraud.
Crazy Steve
Crazy Steve - Måned siden
3:23 bottom line
Reeanna S
Reeanna S - Måned siden
Legalise horsemeat in Iceland!


**Problem solved!**
RettaRetta BrodhurstBrodhurst
The vigorous karen inadvertently march because willow oceanographically scorch above a sad medicine. plain, adjoining alcohol
Dr. A
Dr. A - Måned siden
YouTube must be listening in on conversations between my wife and me. Where’s Denmark? And what does Scandinavia include? Etc.
Answered.
Lemar Sullivan
Lemar Sullivan - Måned siden
Scandinavia is in Scandinavia, you dummy
you're a hecking dummy
silascomputer Official
silascomputer Official - Måned siden
Im from Denmark
Leslie Franklin
Leslie Franklin - Måned siden
Sápmi (the land of the Sámi people) is technically not a country, but is partially on the Scandinavian Peninsula. Their flag has some similarities with Greenland's flag.
Jessica Li
Jessica Li - Måned siden
Keep on talking about Scandinavia.
Anton L R
Anton L R - Måned siden
I always found it funny how Denmark and Sweden always fought due to them being different (this is true, there have been so many wars for no other reason than the kings wanting to be remembered), but when sattelites came up and the entire world came to know each other existed, the fighting immidiatly stopped. They were no longer different, they were almost twins.


Also im so pissed Denmark came out last in this way, we had the entire north europe at one point, and look at us now.
Lew Stone
Lew Stone - Måned siden
Great Odin’s raven! Blonde horses!!
ATIS
ATIS - Måned siden
I love your videos. They are to the point (well-written) and not that long. I get the information I need and you are not wasting my time. Thanks, man!
M BARIQ
M BARIQ - Måned siden
i like to call the Scandinavian Peninsula "Moosehead" cause it looks really similar to a moose head
bill meecham
bill meecham - Måned siden
Wait, Norway has armored bears!!!!
PixelSupreme
PixelSupreme - Måned siden
Boo, you forgot the most important piece of information: Sweden and Switzerland are not the same :v
Ibrahim Hasan
Ibrahim Hasan - Måned siden
Scandinavia is in Fjords
Janet Dungan
Janet Dungan - Måned siden
a f'ng seed bank, I love it.
btw, when I was in French school, we had a test to point out countries and say them in French. this girl in my class got Sweden and pointed to Italy. smh. I called her out, I screamed, how do you not know the boot, its Italy, everyone knows where Italy is. turns out she grew up in South Korea and they didn't teach geography.
Dead Doll
Dead Doll - Måned siden
You sound like a right twat.
Cee Koutsos
Cee Koutsos - Måned siden
Å is pronounced to rhyme with raw. Åland sounds like aw-lah-nd.
Dennis
Dennis - Måned siden
Turn left at Greenland.
Richard Boyle
Richard Boyle - Måned siden
It took 5 years but I genuinely used fennoscandia in conversation!
everyone looked at me, then questioned what I was saying, it was googled, I felt superior.
thanks Grey!
Mykle Bust
Mykle Bust - Måned siden
3 countries are together Scandinavia, we all speak almost the same language, with slight differences, like dialects, Sweden, Norway, Denmark (Iceland?).
Finland is something else, we do not understand each other at all, NOT at all. Finish people are close related to Russia.
M1911
M1911 - Måned siden
Nobody in Scandinavia considers Finland part of Scandinavia.
ZicoL
ZicoL - Måned siden
You butchered Åland
Dexter Jones
Dexter Jones - Måned siden
Does that mean that finns are nords?
cedric cotte
cedric cotte - Måned siden
0:16 there is a creeper just west of stockholm, what's the meaning of that?! monkaS
TRO Cycling
TRO Cycling - Måned siden
So in other words, Norway beats them all.
SniperSpy10
SniperSpy10 - Måned siden
So, where does skyrim fit into this?
Laurence Mitchell
Laurence Mitchell - Måned siden
Ikea is pronounced like the I from in
kwd blade
kwd blade - Måned siden
So uh...where's my video about Icelandic horses?
Ibrahim Hasan
Ibrahim Hasan - Måned siden
Summary. Fjords. Thank me later
Anonymous User
Anonymous User - Måned siden
The background music is folk round by kevin macleod for anyone wondering
Julius Chen
Julius Chen - Måned siden
3:44 to 3:47 “Oh how will I spend all my money? Teslas for everyone!
Alexandra Bryngelsson
Alexandra Bryngelsson - Måned siden
Basically, country that follows the Lutheran sect of protestantism.
Ayushmaan Mishra
Ayushmaan Mishra - Måned siden
Norway is beautiful, plus it has New Asgard.😁😁
Ilkka Niskanen
Ilkka Niskanen - Måned siden
Gleassonin kartta
Jayanth Jatoth
Jayanth Jatoth - Måned siden
how to represent a nation in a political way ?
CGPGrey : make them edgy teen girls.
Manu Philip Joseph
Manu Philip Joseph - Måned siden
It would really help if you added captions in the video. These YouTube captions cover a lot of space
Whyju
Whyju - Måned siden
Sooo, why did you edit out the SATW mention in the credits? :
J R
J R - Måned siden
"I thought I could organize freedom; how Scandinavian of me" -Bjork
The Noob At Everything
The Noob At Everything - Måned siden
The Faroe Islands, altough part of denmark, is a nordic country. It might not be independant, but it is considered to be a nation, within another nation xD.
Fosina
Fosina - 2 måneder siden
SUOMI MAINITTU TORILLA TAVATAAN!!!! PERKELE!!!
thomas aquinas
thomas aquinas - 2 måneder siden
I, umm, overslept today. Did something happen to the planet? Did the Borg destroy the nations north of Germany??
Cristescu Stefan Cosmin
Cristescu Stefan Cosmin - 2 måneder siden
3:20 Excuse me did he say armored bears?
Linnéa Wester
Linnéa Wester - 2 måneder siden
Me a scandinavian who knows exactly what Scandinavia is: I'm gonna watch this 👁️👄👁️
blueknight _
blueknight _ - 2 måneder siden
3:21 his dark materials reference! :0
ROISKU
ROISKU - 2 måneder siden
Im finnish dude
mat tripodi
mat tripodi - 2 måneder siden
So what's up with the horses?
Thomas Johansson
Thomas Johansson - 2 måneder siden
Sweden!
I love Sweden!
Jonas Väänänen
Jonas Väänänen - 2 måneder siden
Finally a non-nordic person that gets it, thank you, and greetings from Finland
Caro Hombre
Caro Hombre - 2 måneder siden
Its norway, denmark, and sweden. If im not wrong tho.
Raymond Ha
Raymond Ha - 2 måneder siden
As a Norwegian, I must thank you for teaching me about The Nordic Council, which until now, I didn't even know existed.
JhonnyTheJeccer
JhonnyTheJeccer - 2 måneder siden
I am in for all the deathmetal
Wavefire
Wavefire - 2 måneder siden
Ain't he gonna talk about how it was Norway who conquered Faroe Islands, Greenland and Iceland before Denmark overtaking them?
Sture Stabo
Sture Stabo - 2 måneder siden
I dont know but probably where i am
Bryan Matamoros
Bryan Matamoros - 2 måneder siden
0:10 that´s just the best death metal band ever
Z Shieh
Z Shieh - 2 måneder siden
Blonde viking attactive
Norsk-potet 0_0
Norsk-potet 0_0 - 2 måneder siden
EY iceland found greenland it was a part of the Norwegian kingdom as was the fero Islands until the danes stole them from us
Grothgerek
Grothgerek - 2 måneder siden
Ok, I don't know what my european brothers think, but for me scandinavia was always sweden, finnland, norway (and parts of russia). In other words that long half island on top of europe.
Denmark was more like a german brother with closer family from the north than germany...
M N
M N - 2 måneder siden
Denmark was still the biggest ruler of Scandinavia we ruled norway n sweden under magrethe the 1st the kalmar union, bitch boooooi sweden still has a sore ass today because of that lol just amusing
Desel
Desel - 2 måneder siden
1k uk's disliked this video
Desel
Desel - 2 måneder siden
tesla's for everyone
Rain Tech
Rain Tech - 2 måneder siden
armored bears you say? 🥰🤤
Jason Gilbert
Jason Gilbert - 2 måneder siden
Tesla's for everyone -- ....Still waiting on my Tesla.
Darth Jonah The Wise
Darth Jonah The Wise - 2 måneder siden
Scandinavia belongs to the Nords!
Songante
Songante - 2 måneder siden
Wait, armoured bears? im in!
Beanu Jeam
Beanu Jeam - 2 måneder siden
What about Germany they have nordic mythology wouldn’t that make them related to the nordic countries
Shay
Shay - 2 måneder siden
Everyone talking about Vikings...
Me, an intellectual : Ahh, yes...Finally, Tamriel
Dr.science 101
Dr.science 101 - 2 måneder siden
Wtf the horses do. And armored bears
Sriharsha C V
Sriharsha C V - 2 måneder siden
This is such a cute video. When I think about rest of the corrupt and perpetually violent world, this makes one realize how they can make it a heaven if they want.
Eli
Eli - 2 måneder siden
You forgot Skyrim 🤦🏼‍♂️
Topher The11th
Topher The11th - 2 måneder siden
Another reason Finland is often excluded is that their language that is dominant in daily life and official in governmental affairs is not only not in the Germanic language-family, but isn't even in the Indo-European family, and this may have had a great influence on their sense of connectedness to Estonia, very close by across a bit of water (Gulf Of Finland), whose dominant and governmental language is also non-European and more closely related to Finland's language than any other official national language. Or it could be the other way around: rather than the language connecting the peoples, perhaps the peoples were always connected, and the Finns CAME from Estonia at a time when the two languages were the same, and then, later, Finnish and Estonian evolved away from each other owing to the separating Gulf, while, perhaps, the peoples never lost their sense of connection to each other even as their languages drifted apart.
Topher The11th
Topher The11th - 2 måneder siden
The way the outline of "Scandinavian Peninsula" is drawn in this video, it makes the "peninsula" a body of land hanging by a line connecting the east end of The Gulf Of Finland with the SOUTHERNMOST point of The White Sea. Okay, that is one way to show a chunk of land hanging by a line hinging it to the mainland. But I don't think ANYONE would color in "the Scandinavian Peninsula" that way. (Certainly no U.S. college-educated person would do that. THEY'D color in Florida.) But even most normally-educated Western European people would say that the hanging-off line is the line connecting the north end of The Gulf Of Bothnia with the NORTH end of The White Sea. A few people would draw the line so that The Kola Peninsula is excluded, only because if The Kola Peninsula is already named as its own Peninsula it doesn't need to be part of The Scandinavian Peninsula. We are accustomed to thinking of Peninsulas as having length, and if you draw the line the way it is drawn in this video yes it does make a piece of land hanging off a mainland but it's more of a square piece, not a long piece. So people think of it the second way, and that way it includes Finland's northern half but not its southern. And, actually, people don't really HAVE the line where it is connected in their heads anyway. What they picture, in their heads, is Norway and Sweden forming a long peninsula whose water boundaries are The Gulf Of Bothnia to the east, the Baltic Sea to the southeast and south, Danish Straits to the south, then the Kattegat, then the North Sea to the southwest, and the (North) Atlantic Ocean perhaps on Norway's northwest coast. That's what the picture is. The actual LINE where this peninsula connects to the land-mass that it is a peninsula OF is never in the frame of the picture the way most people imagine it. The land of the peninsula just goes right up to the top and right of the picture they having in mind, without continuing on to the place where it connects to the mainland mass.
Viggo W
Viggo W - 2 måneder siden
GLORY TO KALMAR UNION YES YES YES
YelloBanana64
YelloBanana64 - 2 måneder siden
I scanned a navia
wiesorix
wiesorix - 2 måneder siden
Wish I knew this before I went to Finland and told people: "I always wanted to come to Scandinavia"...
Emil Dahl
Emil Dahl - 2 måneder siden
Thanks you! That cleared things up for one more Swede.
Andrew B.
Andrew B. - 2 måneder siden
As an American living outside of New York, California, and Texas, I'm not really bothered by many Americans' misunderstanding of Dutch geography. I once had a Hollander tell me how lucky I am to live so close to Disney World after I told him I'm from Chicago.
Christofer
Christofer - 2 måneder siden
ooh i fuken love saunas
gustav krogsgaard
gustav krogsgaard - 2 måneder siden
I have a Scandinavian joke for you guys.... Sweden
This joke was made by Denmark gang
Noel Jönsson
Noel Jönsson - 2 måneder siden
0:53 I feel like that arrow is pointing at the wrong place. Scania (Skåne) is smaller and just bellow where it is pointing. Might be wrong though.
M Ki
M Ki - 2 måneder siden
Time to make the video about the Icelandic horses
Hee- Hee
Hee- Hee - 2 måneder siden
over there
Warded Thorn
Warded Thorn - 2 måneder siden
I think there might be fjords in Scandinavia
The British Show
The British Show - 2 måneder siden
You forgot Gotland It’s owned by Sweden
Irishman from England
Irishman from England - 2 måneder siden
Flags:
Cross, Cross, Cross, Cross, Cross, Cross, Cross, ROUNDEL COUNTERCHANGED! Why, Greenland?
Lanesb
Lanesb - 2 måneder siden
Scandinavia
CBFan5000
CBFan5000 - 2 måneder siden
Excuse me but you seem to have glossed over the armoured bears part.
Sigvald Nielsen
Sigvald Nielsen - 2 måneder siden
0:00-0:08 Scandinavia?
those footages are SOLELY from Norway*
Fjords and those type of landscapes doesn't exist in Denmark or Sweden.
Joe Carstairs
Joe Carstairs - 2 måneder siden
Hey but Greenland's not Danish because of Vikings. It's true that Vikings colonised Greenland, but those Vikings were Norwegian and they all died. The Danish came back only in the 17th century, by which time they were definitely not Vikings.
Johan Runfeldt
Johan Runfeldt - 23 dager siden
@Joe Carstairs Svein Haraldsson, also known as Svein Forkbeard. (Svein Tjuguskegg)
Joe Carstairs
Joe Carstairs - 2 måneder siden
@Silas Nielsen Wasn't aware of that, but it looks like you're right; in so far as when Eirik the Red travelled to Greenland, Svein Haraldsson ruled Denmark and Norway both.
Silas Nielsen
Silas Nielsen - 2 måneder siden
But when the Norwegian Vikings came to greenland, Norway was... Danish... So.
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