cities of Scandinavia facts Selected as the most interesting among cities related questions in Cities quiz This photo was taken in one of European capitals. Where?In Helsinki. These powerful icebreakers are docked for the summer season at the port of Helsinki. Almost all of Finland trade comes through the brackish Gulf of Finland, which freezes easily during winter.Created by: Debbie FoxFinland facts » Which European country capital was named Kristiania?Oslo. In 1624, during the reign of King Christian IV the city was destroyed by a fire. It was rebuilt and renamed Christiania in the king's honor. Following a spelling reform, it was known as Kristiania from 1877 to 1925, when its original name was restored.Created by: KasiaNorway facts » Founding of one of the European capitals was a result of a tectonic movement. Which capital was it?Stockholm. In the 12th century, the Malaren Bay, a major trade route into central Sweden, was cut off the Baltic Sea as a result of post-glacial rebound of Scandinavia. The trade ships had to unload the cargo in the bay mouth that became too shallow to sail, which led to foundation of Stockholm at this place. Today, Malaren Lake is 0.7 m above sea level.Created by: Nicole Fawcettgeography of Scandinavia facts » Which Scandinavian capital is not a seaport?All Scandinavian capitals are seaports. All Scandinavian capitals - including Stockholm, Oslo, Helsinki, Copenhagen and Reykjavik developed as a sea trade hubs.Created by: globalquiz.orgScandinavia facts » Which European capital is that?Helsinki. The southwestern coast of Finland has a great many skerries; so many, in fact, that they form an archipelago. This characteristic shore makes Helsinki easily recognizable.Created by: Kasiasatellite images facts » Play cities quiz and see all the questions.