Sweden Facts

Sweden Facts

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund. See the fact file below for more information about Sweden.

Capital
Stockholm

Population
8.8 million people

Area
449 964 km2 (Of which 54% forested, 16% mountainous, 8% agricultural land and 9% water).

Type of Government
Constitutional monarchy

Money
Krona

Climate
Temperate, but varies with altitude; cold, cloudy, rainy/snowy winters; cool to warm, cloudy, humid summers with occasional showers

Primary Language
Swedish

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