Sweden Geography

Sweden Geography and Population

Sweden – geography The old Swedish core country consists of the area around Uppsala and the Central Swedish Sound, today the Stockholm region. From here, the country expanded especially to the north and east to the west coast of Finland, later also to the west (Jämtland, Härjedalen and Bohus län) and south (Skåne, Halland and […]

Sights of Sweden

Sights of Sweden

Norway, Sweden and Finland together form the northern part of Europe known as Scandinavia. Sweden’s most famous cities are Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö. As a holiday destination, Sweden is slightly less known than, for example, Denmark. And that is a pity, because Sweden is a nice and varied country with a very beautiful nature, hip […]

Sweden Economy

Sweden Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data The Swedish economy is characterized by its diversity and high competitiveness, which stems from its openness and liberal attitude to trade and business. Sweden regularly ranks high in business climate, sustainability, global competitiveness, economic productivity and innovation. It is innovation, […]

Sweden Visa

Sweden Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Sweden To travel to Sweden, you need to apply for a Schengen visa. To do this, the following documents must be submitted to the Embassy of the country: – a completed application form – two color photographs 35×40 mm – a foreign passport, which must be valid for at […]

History in Sweden

History in Sweden

The first mention of the peoples who inhabited the current territory of Sweden dates back to the 1st century AD. These were the Getae in the south and the Svei in the north. Their possessions were divided into small principalities, the common tribal pagan center was the city near the modern city of Uppsala, whose […]

Sweden Resorts

Sweden Resorts and Attractions

Sweden is a country in Northern Europe on the Scandinavian Peninsula. Common borders in the west with Norway, in the northeast with Finland. According to smb, the capital is Stockholm (the number of inhabitants is 685 thousand people). The official language is Swedish. Spoken: German, English. Currency – Swedish krona. The monetary unit of Sweden […]

Transportation of Sweden

How to Get Around Sweden

Transportation Traveling by plane According to top-medical-schools, SAS Scandinavian Airlines (SK) flies to Stockholm Arlanda from almost every domestic airport in Sweden. Norwegian (DY) also flies to numerous domestic airports, such as Gothenburg, Malmö, Umea or Visby on Gotland. Traveling by car/bus The Swedish road network is one of the best in Europe. It offers […]

Sweden democracy

Sweden Administrative Divisions and Finance

Administratively Sweden is divided into 24 provinces (Län) which are headed by prefects appointed by the king. The capital is administered by a governor. The following table gives the surface and the population of the various provinces. The constitution of Sweden is not made up of a single document, but of a set of constitutional […]

Sweden Architecture

Sweden Architecture

Constructive characteristics, functional clarity and the relationship between building and environment from a perspective of a project oriented towards the criteria of sustainability, as demonstrated by the urban reconversion and building policies in which great consideration is given to the construction and management processes focused on the development of new environmentally friendly technologies. Paradigmatic examples […]

Sweden Armed Forces

Sweden Armed Forces

Army. – Mixed army of standing forces and militias. Budget of the armed forces (war, navy, air force) 111 million crowns. Supreme head of the army is the king; central, administrative and command body, the Ministry of Defense, which supervises all the armed forces and is assisted by a General Staff. The territory is divided into: 4 […]

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Sweden Arts

In the seventies a salient feature of Swedish art was a deliberate isolation that reflected a radical political attitude, in particular hostility towards the United States. The artistic panorama of the eighties, on the other hand, opened up to international experiences, assuming a more varied character, also because many artists, born in the fifties and […]

Sweden Folklore

Sweden Ethnography and Folklore

The population of the wooded and mountain districts of the center and north has, until recently, conquered the soil for agriculture with primitive means, burning the forest and working the land with the hoe. We should therefore not be surprised to find still in use archaic nail plows, harrows made with branches of bushes and […]

Sweden and Stockholm

Sweden and Stockholm

Located in northern Europe, Sweden is bordered to the east by the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Bothnia, giving the country a long coastline, which forms the eastern part of the Scandinavian peninsula. To the west are the Scandinavian Alps, which form a natural border with Norway. To the northeast it borders Finland, to the […]

The Nordic flags side by side

The Nordic Countries in the World

Individually, the Nordic countries are relatively small, but together they are the size of a great power. And with a changing world policy, cooperation between these states is even more important than in a long time. What common challenges do the countries in the Nordic countries face? What foreign policy issues are the Nordic countries […]