Sweden

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General Information

 

The Kingdom of Sweden  

Location

Northern Europe

Border countries

Borders with Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund

Area

449,964 km2

Population

9,5 million

Capital

Stockholm

Official language

Swedish

Administrative division

Sweden is divided into twenty-onecounties

Political system

Constitutional monarchy

Monarch

Carl XVI Gustaf

Prime minister

Stefan Löfven

Parliament

The 349-member Riksdag (Parliament) holds supreme authority in Sweden

Currency

Swedish krona (SEK)

Time

CET (UTC+1)

Calling code

46

Internet TLD

.se

Electricity

230 V

Religion

Lutheran 87%, Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Baptist, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist

Ethnic groups

90.8% Swedes,, 3% Finns, 1%, other Nordics 5,2%

International organisations

  • Member of the European Union;
  • The International Organization for Migration (IOM);
  • The Council of Europe;
  • The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and others.

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