Scandinavia is a historical and geographical region centered on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe and includes the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway and Sweden.http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761572025/Scandinavia.html Scandinavia. (2006). Microsoft Encarta Online Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 30, 2007: "Scandinavia (ancient Scandia), name applied collectively to three countries of northern Europeâ€”Norway and Sweden (which together form the Scandinavian Peninsula), and Denmark."http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9066021 Scandinavia. (2007).