Sweden

Sweden is the largest of the by size and population. Visitors can experience deep forests and many lakes, the heritage from the Viking Age and the 17th-century Swedish Empire, the glamour of the Nobel Prize, and the country's successful pop music scene.

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is Sweden's capital and largest city, with nearly a million inhabitants in the city proper, and 2.3 million within . Photo: Thanh-Tung Nguyen, CC BY 2.0.

is the southernmost of the three lands that make up Sweden. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the middle of the three lands of Sweden, between and . Photo: Arvid3D, CC BY 3.0.

is one of three lands of Sweden, besides and . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Sweden

Latitude of center
62° or 62° north
Longitude of center
15° or 15° east
Population
9,280,000
Elevation
359 metres (1178 feet)
Capital
Area
449,964 km² (173,732 miles²)
Currency
Krona (SEK)
Phone code
46
Internet domain
.se
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424313277
Geo­Names ID
2661886
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Sswid
  • Abkhazian: Швециа
  • Achinese: Swèdia
  • Adyghe: Швецие
  • Afar: Shvetsiya
  • Afrikaans: Swede
  • Akan: Sweden
  • Albanian: Suedi
  • Albanian: Suedia
  • Amharic: ስዊድን
  • Arabic: Suwesya
  • Arabic: السويد
  • Arabic: سويد
  • Aragonese: Suecia
  • Armenian: Շուէտ
  • Armenian: Շվեդիա
  • Armenian: Շվեդիայի Թագավորություն
  • Arpitan: Suède
  • Asturian: Reinu de Suecia
  • Asturian: SE
  • Asturian: SWE
  • Asturian: Suecia
  • Atayal: Sweden
  • Avaric: Sveriga
  • Avaric: Швеция
  • Awadhi: स्वीडन
  • Aymara: Suecia
  • Aymara: Swisya
  • Azerbaijani: İsveç
  • Balinese: Swédia
  • Bambara: Suwɛdi
  • Bambara: Swedi
  • Bashkir: Швеция
  • Basque: Suedia
  • Bavarian: Schwedn
  • Belarusian: Каралеўства Швэцыя
  • Belarusian: Швецыя
  • Belarusian: Швэцыя
  • Bengali: সুইডেন
  • Bhojpuri: स्वीडन
  • Bhojpuri: स्वीडेन
  • Bishnupriya: সুইডেন
  • Bislama: Sweden
  • Bosnian: Švedska
  • Breton: Sveden
  • Bulgarian: Кралство Швеция
  • Bulgarian: Швеция
  • Burmese: ဆွီဒင်
  • Burmese: ဆွီဒင်နိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Regne de Suècia
  • Catalan: Suècia
  • Cebuano: Suwesya
  • Central Bikol: Suesya
  • Central Kurdish: سوید
  • Chamorro: Swesia
  • Chavacano: Suecia
  • Chechen: Швеци
  • Cherokee: ᏍᏫᏕᏂ
  • Chinese: Ruìdiǎn
  • Chinese: Sūi-tián
  • Chinese: 瑞典
  • Chinese: 瑞典王国
  • Chinese: 瑞典王國
  • Church Slavic: Свєньско
  • Chuvash: Швеци
  • Cornish: Swedherwyk
  • Corsican: Svezia
  • Crimean Tatar: İsveç
  • Croatian: Kraljevina Švedska
  • Croatian: Švedska
  • Czech: Švédsko
  • Czech: Švédské království
  • Danish: Kongeriget Sverige
  • Danish: Sverige
  • Dhivehi: ސުވިޑަން
  • Dimli (individual language): İswec
  • Dotyali: स्वीडेन
  • Dutch: SE
  • Dutch: SWE
  • Dutch: Zweden
  • Dzongkha: སུའི་ཌན
  • Dzongkha: སུའི་ཌན་
  • Eastern Mari: Швеций
  • Egyptian Arabic: السويد
  • English: Kingdom of Sweden
  • English: SE
  • English: SWE
  • English: se
  • Erzya: Швеция Мастор
  • Esperanto: Reĝlando Svedio
  • Esperanto: SE
  • Esperanto: Svedio
  • Esperanto: Svedujo
  • Estonian: Rootsi
  • Ewe: Sweden
  • Ewe: Sweden nutome
  • Extremaduran: Suecia
  • Extremaduran: Suécia
  • Faroese: Svøríki
  • Fiji Hindi: Sweden
  • Finnish: Ruotsi
  • Finnish: Ruotsin kuningaskunta
  • French: SE
  • French: Suède
  • French: le Royaume de Suède
  • Friulian: Svezie
  • Fulah: Suwed
  • Fulah: Suweed
  • Gagauz: Şvețiya
  • Galician: Reino de Suecia
  • Galician: Suecia - Sverige
  • Galician: Suecia
  • Gan Chinese: 瑞典
  • Ganda: Swideni
  • Ganda: Swiiden
  • Georgian: შვედეთი
  • Georgian: შვედეთის სამეფო
  • Georgian: შვეცია
  • German: Königreich Schweden
  • German: SE
  • German: SWE
  • German: Schweden
  • German: 🇸🇪
  • Goan Konkani: Sweden
  • Goan Konkani: स्विडन
  • Gothic: 𐍃𐍅𐌰𐌹𐌷𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳
  • Gothic: 𐍃𐍅𐌴𐌰𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐌹
  • Greek: Βασίλειο της Σουηδίας
  • Greek: Σουηδία
  • Guarani: Suesia
  • Guarani: Suésia
  • Guianese Creole French: Swèd
  • Gujarati: સ્વિડન
  • Gujarati: સ્વીડન
  • Haitian: Syèd
  • Hakka Chinese: Sui-tién
  • Hakka Chinese: Sui-tiên
  • Hausa: Kuekene
  • Hausa: Sui-tiên
  • Hausa: Suwedan
  • Hausa: Sweden
  • Hawaiian: Kuekene
  • Hebrew: שבדיה
  • Hebrew: שוודיה
  • Hindi: स्वीडन
  • Hindi: स्वीडेन
  • Hungarian: Svéd Királyság
  • Hungarian: Svédország
  • Icelandic: Svíþjóð
  • Ido: Suedia
  • Igbo: Sweden
  • Iloko: Suesia
  • Inari Sami: Ruotâ
  • Indonesian: Sweden
  • Indonesian: Swedia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Svedia
  • Interlingue: Svedia
  • Inuktitut: ᔅᕗᕆᑭ
  • Irish: An tSualainn
  • Italian: Konungariket Sverige
  • Italian: Sverige
  • Italian: Svezia
  • Jamaican Creole English: Swiidn
  • Japanese: スウェーデン
  • Japanese: スウェーデン王国
  • Japanese: 瑞典
  • Javanese: Swèdhen
  • Javanese: Swédia
  • Kabardian: Шуэц
  • Kabiyè: Sʊyɛdɩ
  • Kabuverdianu: Suésia
  • Kabyle: Sswid
  • Kalaallisut: Svenskit Nunaat
  • Kalaallisut: Sverige
  • Kalmyk: Сведин Нутг
  • Kalo Finnish Romani: Sveedi
  • Kalo Finnish Romani: Sveediko them
  • Kannada: ಸ್ವೀಡನ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Shvetsiya
  • Karachay-Balkar: Швеция
  • Karelian: Ruočči
  • Kashubian: Szwedzkô
  • Kazakh: Швеция
  • Khmer: ស៊ុយអែដ
  • Khmer: ស៊ុយអែត
  • Kikuyu: Sweden
  • Kikuyu: Uswidi
  • Kinyarwanda: Suwede
  • Kirghiz: Швеция
  • Komi-Permyak: Шведму
  • Komi: Швеция
  • Kongo: Suedi
  • Korean: 스웨덴
  • Kotava: Sveriga
  • Kurdish: Swêd
  • Kurdish: سوید
  • Kölsch: Shvede
  • Ladin: Svezia
  • Ladino: Suesia
  • Lao: Suesia
  • Lao: ປະເທດຊູແອດ
  • Lao: ສະວິເດັນ
  • Latgalian: Švedeja
  • Latin: Suecia
  • Latvian: Zviedrija
  • Lezghian: Швеция
  • Ligurian: Svéçia
  • Limburgan: Zwede
  • Lingala: Swédi
  • Lingala: Swédɛ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Sveria
  • Literary Chinese: 瑞典
  • Lithuanian: Švedija
  • Liv: Rūotšmō
  • Livvi: Ruočči
  • Livvi: Ruoččii
  • Lojban: sueriges
  • Lombard: Svezia
  • Low German: Sveden
  • Low German: Sweden
  • Lower Sorbian: Šwedska
  • Luba-Katanga: Suwedi
  • Lule Sami: Svierik
  • Luxembourgish: Schweden
  • Macedo-Romanian: Suidia
  • Macedonian: Шведска
  • Madurese: Swedia
  • Maithili: स्वीडेन
  • Malagasy: Soeda
  • Malagasy: Soedy
  • Malay: Sweden
  • Malayalam: സ്വീഡന്‍
  • Malayalam: സ്വീഡൻ
  • Maltese: Renju tal-Iżvezja
  • Maltese: Svezja
  • Maltese: l-Iżvezja
  • Maltese: Żvezja
  • Manx: Yn Toolynn
  • Maori: Huitene
  • Marathi: स्वीडन
  • Mazanderani: سوئد
  • Min Dong Chinese: Sôi-diēng
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sverige
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sweden
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sūi-tián
  • Mingrelian: შვედეთი
  • Moksha: Шведмастор
  • Mongolian: Швед
  • Moroccan Arabic: السويد
  • Moroccan Arabic: سويد
  • Narom: Suède
  • Nauru: Widen
  • Navajo: Chʼah Bideeʼí Dineʼé Bikéyah
  • Neapolitan: Sguezia
  • Nepali: स्विडेन
  • Nepali: स्विदेन
  • Nepali: स्वीडेन
  • Newari: स्वीडेन
  • North Ndebele: Sweden
  • Northern Frisian: Sweeden
  • Northern Frisian: Swärik
  • Northern Luri: سوئد
  • Northern Sami: Ruoŧa gonagasriika
  • Northern Sami: Ruoŧŧa
  • Norwegian: Sverige
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kongeriket Sverige
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sverige
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kongedømet Sverige
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Sverige
  • Novial: Suedia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Suècia
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܣܘܝܕ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Swēoland
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Swēoland Cynerīce
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Sƿēoland
  • Oriya: ସ୍ଵିଡେନ
  • Oriya: ସ୍ୱିଡେନ
  • Oriya: ସ୍ୱେଡେନ୍
  • Oromo: Iswiidin
  • Ossetian: Швеци
  • Pali: स्वीडन
  • Pampanga: Suesia
  • Pampanga: Suwesya
  • Pampanga: Sweden
  • Pangasinan: Suesia
  • Pangasinan: Sverige
  • Panjabi: ਸਵੀਡਨ
  • Papiamento: Suecia
  • Pennsylvania German: Schweden
  • Persian: سوئد
  • Picard: Suède
  • Piemontese: Svessia
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Swiiden
  • Pite Sami: Sverrje
  • Polish: Królestwo Szwecji
  • Polish: Szwecja
  • Pontic: Σουηδία
  • Portuguese: Reino da Suécia
  • Portuguese: Suécia
  • Pushto: سويډن
  • Pushto: سویډن
  • Quechua: Suwidsuyu
  • Romanian: Suedia
  • Romansh: Svezia
  • Rundi: Suwedi
  • Russia Buriat: Швед
  • Russia Buriat: Швеци
  • Russian: Sverige
  • Russian: Королевство Швеция
  • Russian: Швеция
  • Rusyn: Швеція
  • Sakizaya: Sweden
  • Samoan: Suetena
  • Samoan: Sweden
  • Samogitian: Švedėjė
  • Sango: Suêde
  • Sanskrit: स्वीडन
  • Santali: ᱥᱣᱤᱰᱮᱱ
  • Sardinian: Isvetzia
  • Saterfriesisch: Sweeden
  • Scots: Swaden
  • Scottish Gaelic: An t-Suain
  • Serbian: Švedska
  • Serbian: Шведска
  • Serbo-Croatian: Švedska
  • Shan: မိူင်းသုၺ်ႇတိၼ်ႇ
  • Shona: Sweden
  • Sicilian: Svezzia
  • Silesian: Szwecyjo
  • Silesian: Szwecyjŏ
  • Sindhi: سويڊن
  • Sinhala: ස්වීඩනය
  • Sinhala: ස්‍වීඩනය
  • Skolt Sami: Ruõcc
  • Slovak: Švédsko
  • Slovenian: Švedska
  • Somali: Iswidhan
  • Somali: Iswiidhan
  • South Azerbaijani: سوئد
  • Southern Sami: Sveerje
  • Southern Sami: Svöörje
  • Spanish: Reino de Suecia
  • Spanish: Suecia
  • Sranan Tongo: Swerigekondre
  • Sundanese: Swédia
  • Swahili: Uswidi
  • Swati: ISwideni
  • Swedish: Konungadömet Sverige
  • Swedish: Konungariket Sverige
  • Swedish: Kungadömet Sverige
  • Swedish: Kungariket Sverige
  • Swedish: SE
  • Swedish: SWE
  • Swedish: Sverige
  • Swiss German: Schwede
  • Tagalog: Kaharian ng Suwesya
  • Tagalog: Suwesya
  • Tahitian: Tuete
  • Tajik: Суэд
  • Tajik: Шведсия
  • Tajik: Шветсия
  • Tamil: சுவீடன்
  • Tamil: ஸ்வீடன்
  • Tatar: Швеция
  • Telugu: స్వీడన్
  • Tetum: Suésia
  • Thai: Sweden
  • Thai: ประเทศสวีเดน
  • Thai: ราชอาณาจักรสวีเดน
  • Thai: สวีเดน
  • Tibetan: སི་ཝེ་དེན།
  • Tibetan: ཧྲུའི་ཏན།
  • Tigrinya: ስዊድን
  • Tigrinya: ሽወደን
  • Tok Pisin: Suwidan
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Sueteni
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Suēteni
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Ruotti
  • Tosk Albanian: Schweden
  • Tsonga: Sweden
  • Tumbuka: Sweden
  • Tunisian Arabic: السويد
  • Turkish: İsveç
  • Turkish: İsveç Krallığı
  • Turkmen: Şwesiýa
  • Tuvinian: Швеция
  • Twi: Sweden
  • Udmurt: Швеция
  • Uighur: شۋېتسىيە
  • Ukrainian: Королівство Швеція
  • Ukrainian: Швеція
  • Ume Sami: Sverjje
  • Upper Sorbian: Kralestwo Šwedska
  • Upper Sorbian: Šwedska
  • Urdu: سویڈن
  • Uzbek: Shvetsiya
  • Venetian: Svèsia
  • Veps: Ročinma
  • Vietnamese: Thụy Điển
  • Vlaams: Zweedn
  • Volapük: Svedän
  • Võro: Roodsi
  • Walloon: Suwedwesse
  • Waray (Philippines): Suecia
  • Waray (Philippines): Suwesya
  • Welsh: Sweden
  • Western Armenian: Շուէտ
  • Western Balochi: سویڈن
  • Western Frisian: Sweden
  • Western Panjabi: سویڈن
  • Wolof: Suweed
  • Wu Chinese: 瑞典
  • Yakut: Швеция
  • Yiddish: שוועדן
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Swidini
  • Yoruba: Swídìn
  • Yue Chinese: 瑞典
  • Zeeuws: Zweden
  • Zhuang: Nyeiqdenj
  • Zulu: ISwidi
  • Zulu: i-Sweden
  • Cuindeni
  • Iswiç
  • Svezzie
  • Śvèsia
  • Шуецэ
  • سوێد

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