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Fennoscandia or Fenno-Scandinavia is the region comprising the Scandinavian Peninsula, Finland, Karelia, and the Kola Peninsula. Thus, the term usually covers the countries Finland, Norway, and Sweden in their entireties, as well as a part of Russia. Its name comes from the Latin words Fennia (which means Finland) and Scandia (which means Scandinavia).
Unlike the term "Scandinavia," "Fennoscandia" does include Finland, Karelia, and the Kola Peninsula.
The geography of Fennoscandia is very mountainous and harsh. That said, it is also very beautiful, with the Norwegian mountain ranges and fjords taking up vast amounts of space.
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