Sweden is the largest Scandinavian country, with an area of 173,860 square miles. Bordering Finland and Norway, it is also the most populous country in the region, with over 9.7 million inhabitants as of 2014. Swedes are renowned for their quality cars, steel production, exemplary standard of living and food.
The Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe is the largest on the continent. It includes several countries whose people share similar cultures, languages and ethnicities. These countries are Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland and Finland. While these commonalities unite the countries under a single identity, they are also distinct enough to make them stand out from the rest of Europe.