Scandinavia and the World

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there are 1 billion sheep on earth

In Copenhagen, there are approximately 560,000 thousand bikes. Just 20,000 short of there being a bike for every person living there!

Despite being the stereotypical polite and kind country, there is no mercy from Canada during hockey season. NO MERCY!!!

When Norway won Eurovision for the first time, they shocked even themselves as they usually to the scoreboard like a broken boat to water. They've come last nine times and gained 0 points 4 times.

Finland has the most metal bands in the world, with 53.5 metal bands per 100,000 people, followed by Sweden and Norway tied at 27.2, and then Iceland at 22.7.

When Denmark won the Eurovision song contest for the first time in 1963, all the other competing Nordics (all but Iceland) came joint last with 0 points. What happened to the Nordic block vote??

Saudi Arabia imports camels from Australia

In ww2 there was Canadian infantryman who threw himself on a grenade to save his battalion.

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