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Map showing area of Scandinavian settlement in the eighth (dark red), ninth (red) and tenth (orange) centuries. Green denotes areas subjected to frequent Viking raids.[image reference needed]

The Viking Age is the term denoting the years from about 700 to 1100 in European history. It was a formative period in Scandinavian history. Scandinavian (Norse) Vikings explored Europe by its oceans and rivers through trade and warfare. The Vikings also reached Iceland, Greenland, Newfoundland, and Anatolia. This category lists towns and settlements established or inhabited by Scandinavian or Scandinavian-descended settlers during the Viking Age (roughly, 750-1000 CE).

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