The northern part of Europe presented by FinlandScandinavian Peninsula, Iceland and Svalbard. In these places dominated by the harsh climate with a distinct influence of arctic air masses. North Europe occupy the land, over the greater part of which is the polar night and polar day. These features distinguish the Nordic countries from other states.
Within this area are located and FinlandThe Scandinavian countries, which rank as Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Denmark, Faroe Islands. Another designation of the European North - Scandinavia. This is a unique piece of land, a country which has the highest standard of living in the world. The local population shows amazing examples of prosperous and happy life and longevity. States in the north of the continent do not have a rich flora and fauna, but their harsh nature is the object of interest of many tourists. Each of them has a unique flavor, as the Nordic countries are amazingly beautiful landscapes. There are fjords, mountains, coasts, rivers, meadows, forests.
The most attractive countries include Norway. For centuries, its lands were covered with ice and snow. At the same time, the country's climate is favorable. Nearby is the warm Gulf Stream, has an influence on the climate. In the summer there are blooming orchards, and in the winter does not freeze in the water of the sea. Seaside geographical position is typical of the northern European countries. Their climate is greatly influenced by the sea. On the coast there are large cities and capitals. The seas surrounding Norway, Denmark and Iceland are not covered by ice in winter. It is formed in the bays of the Baltic Sea, whose waters wash Finland. Scandinavian Peninsula to the west and the south has a very rugged coastline. Here are the fjords and bays with winding and steep banks.
Features of countries
North Europe differ raised relief. In Scandinavia Scandinavian mountain stretch. This peninsula, together with Finland still represent Fennoscandia. It is considered the edge of the forest with moraine relief. Hills and humid climate caused the appearance of numerous short rivers with waterfalls and rapids. On the territory of Sweden and Norway are located a large number of rivers with hydroelectric built on them. The northern part of Europe, is considered sparsely populated. The local population is represented by the Norwegians, Swedes, Danes and Finns. People live mainly on comfortable and cultivated areas of southern and coastal areas. Countries of the region have a well-developed industry. In Norway and Iceland stands out fishing.