Sweden

Key Country Facts

Population: 9,880,604
Historical & Interesting Facts:

Sweden is the largest of the Nordic countries, measuring at slightly larger than California

Top Activities and Places to Visit:

Drottningholm Palace, Stockholm Archipelago Stromma, Djurgården Park

Other Information:

Major exports: machinery, motor vehicles, paper products, iron and steel products, and chemicals

The capital city of Sweden is Stockholm. Approximately 9,880,604 Swedes live here (2016). The official language is Swedish, but Saami and Finnish are also spoken. The majority of the population practices Lutheran Christianity. The time zone is 6 hours ahead of EST.

When visiting, travelers would enjoy visiting the island of Lovö to explore Drottningholm Palace, the estate of the Swedish Royal Family. Adventurers would enjoy the scenic beauty of the country by going on a Stockholm Archipelago Stromma boat tour. Music fans would also enjoy Djurgården Park well known for its museum called the Abba the Museum.

One fun fact is that Sweden is the largest of the Nordic countries, measuring at slightly larger than California. Another fun fact is that Sweden and Switzerland are the only two European countries that have not been at war since 1815.

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