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Sweden What do ABBA, the Nobel Prize, and the world famous IKEA have in common? Yes, you guessed right, they all come from Sweden. Sweden is the largest Scandinavian country and boasts some of the most beautiful cities and pristine meadows in the world. Sweden is a rich country willing to welcome foreigners and make them feel at home. Swedes enjoy one of the best living standards on the planet and would love to show you what makes them so special. Hostel in Europe Network

Area: 449.964 Km2
Population: 8.872.000
Density: 20 pop/Km2

System of government: Constitutional monarchy
Capital: Stockholm (750.000 pop., 1.212.000 urban aggl.)
Major cities: Göteborg 496.000 pop., Malmö 260.000 pop., Uppsala 190.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Swedes 88,7%, others european 3,7%, Scandinavian 3,1%, Asian 2,8%, others 1,7%
Border countries: Norway WEST, Finland NORTH-EAST

Principal mountains: Kebnekaise 2111 m
Principal rivers: Muonioälven-Torneälven 570 Km, Klarälven-Göta älv 520 Km (swedish tract, total 720 Km), Dalälven 520 Km
Principal lakes: Vänern 5585 Km2, Vättern 1912 Km2, Mälären 1140 Km2, Hjälmaren 484 Km2, Storsjön i Jämtland 456 Km2
Principal islands: Gotland 2994 Km2, Öland 1347 Km2, Orust 346 Km2
Climate: Continental - Subpolar

Language: Swedish (official), Lapp, Finnish
Religion: Lutheran 87%, Catholic 1%, Pentecostal Movement 1%, other 11%
Currency: Swedish Krona (SEK)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 5/1, 6/1, 30/4, 1/5, 6/6, 21/6, 1/11, 24/12, 25/12, 26/12, 31/12
Dialling code: 0046
GMT: +1

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