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Wednesday, 19 August 2015

HETALIA: THE FIVE NORDIC COUNTRIES PROFILE



Full name: Kingdom of Norway , Kongeriket Norge

Capital City: Oslo

Language Norwegian Bokmal (official). The two official languages of Norway are Bokmal and Nynorsk. 

Currency: Norwegian Krone

Religion: Christian, Muslim

Area: 125,181 sq mi 

Population: 4,676,305 

Literacy: 100%

National Holiday: Constitution Day, May 17

Industries: petroleum and gas, food processing, shipbuilding, pulp and paper products, metals, chemicals, timber, mining, textiles, fishing. 

Natural resources: petroleum, copper, natural gas, pyrites, nickel, iron ore, zinc, lead, fish, timber, hydropower.



Full name:Kingdom of Sweden,  Konungariket Sverige

Capital City:Stockholm.

Language:Swedish and English.

Currency:Swedish Krona.

Religion: Lutheran, Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Baptist, Muslim, Jewish and Buddhist.

Area: 173,731 sq mi

Population: 9,103,788 

Literacy: 99%
Industries: iron and steel, precision equipment (bearings, radio and telephone parts, armaments), wood pulp and paper products, processed foods, motor vehicles.

 Natural resources: zinc, iron ore, lead, copper, silver, timber, uranium, hydropower. 



Official Name: Suomen Tasavalta

Capital: Helsinki

Population: 5.2 million 

Area:338,000 sq km or 130,502 sq mi

Currency: Euro

Religion: Christianity

Literacy: 100%

Languages: Finnish and Swedish

Major Cities: Tampere, Espoo

Climate: Warm summers and cold winters

National Holiday: Independence Day, December 6

 Industries: metals and metal products, electronics, machinery and scientific instruments, shipbuilding, pulp and paper, foodstuffs, chemicals, textiles, clothing.

 Natural resources: timber, iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, chromite, nickel, gold, silver, limestone.



Official Name: Kingdom of Denmark (Kongeriget Danmark)

Capital: Copenhagen

Population: 5,671,050

Area: 1,370,000 square miles

Currency: Danish Krone

Religion: Christianity

Literacy: 100%

Languages: Danish

Major Cities: Copenhagen, Odense, Alborg, Randers

Climate: Temperate maritime climate

National Holiday: Constitution Day, June 5

Industries: iron, steel, nonferrous metals, chemicals, food processing, machinery and transportation equipment, textiles and clothing, electronics, construction, furniture and other wood products, shipbuilding and refurbishment, windmills, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment. 

Natural resources: petroleum, natural gas, fish, salt, limestone, stone, gravel and sand.



Full name: Republic of Iceland, Lydveldid Island

Capital City: Reykjavik

Language: Icelandic 

Currency: Icelandic krona (ISK)

Religion: Evangelical Lutheran, Protestant designation, Roman Catholic & Asatru followers, Norse religion.

Area:  39,768 sq mi 

Population:  313,183 

Literacy: 99%

National Holiday: Independence Day, June 17

Industries: fish processing; aluminum smelting, ferrosilicon production; geothermal power, tourism.

 Natural resources: fish, hydropower, geothermal power, diatomite.