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Sweden (Swedish: Sverige) is a sparsely populated Nordic country in northern Europe. It shares a border with Norway to the west and Finland to the northeast. It is also connected to Denmark by the Öresund Bridge-Tunnel. Covering 450,295 sq km (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the third largest country in the European Union in terms of area, but it only has a population of 9.4 million people, giving it a relatively low population density. The capital and biggest city is Stockholm.

Exterior view of Skoklosters SlottExterior view of Skoklosters Slott
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authorshipJens Mohr
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Cities, Towns and Sights in Sweden

Kvarnaslätt in winterKvarnaslätt in winter
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Sweden is today a constitutional monarchy with one of the highest Human Development Index. The country comprises 25 provinces with 15% of the country lying north of the Arctic Circle. Due to its location in Northern Europe, Sweden experiences a temperate climate that is moderated by the Gulf Stream, giving Sweden warmer winters than places on similar latitude in Russia, Canada and the United States.

Lake Vättern, SwedenLake Vättern, Sweden
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Counties of Sweden

Vaxholm Fortress, SwedenVaxholm Fortress, Sweden
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authorshipBengt Nyman
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World Heritage Sites in Sweden

  1. Royal Domain of Drottningholm
  2. Birka and Hovgården
  3. Engelsberg Ironworks
  4. Rock Carvings in Tanum
  5. Skogskyrkogården
  6. Hanseatic Town of Visby
  7. Church Village of Gammelstad, Luleå
  8. Laponian Area
  9. Naval Port of Karlskrona
  10. Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland
  11. High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago
  12. Mining Area of the Great Copper Mountain in Falun
  13. Varberg Radio Station
  14. Struve Geodetic Arc

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