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Land Area 410,335 km2
Water Area 39,960 km2
Total Area 450,295 km2
Population 9,880,604
Population Density 21.94 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $498.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $49,700
Currency Krona (SEK)
Largest Cities
  • Stockholm (1,253,309)
  • Goeteborg (504,084)
  • Malmoe (261,548)
  • Uppsala (127,734)
  • Vasteras (107,194)
  • Orebro (98,573)
  • Linkoping (96,732)
  • Helsingborg (91,025)
  • Huddinge (90,182)
  • Jonkoping (83,202)
  • Name: Sweden
    (long form) Kingdom of Sweden
    (local short form) Sverige
  • Capital City: Stockholm (847,073 pop.)
    (2,054,343 metro)
  • Sweden Population: 9,119,423 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Swedish Krona - (plural) Kronor
    (conversion rates)

    kronor
    20 Kronors
  • Ethnicity: Swedes with Finnish and Sami minorities; foreign-born or first-generation immigrants: Finns, Yugoslavs, Danes, Norwegians, Greeks, Turks
  • Holidays
  • GDP total: $395.8 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $41,700 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Swedish (official), small Sami- and Finnish-speaking minorities
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Stockholm, Goteborg, Malmo, Uppsala, Linkoping
  • Name: The origin of the name is generally not agreed upon but may derive from Proto-Germanic Swihoniz meaning "one's own."
  • National Day: June 6
  • Religion: Lutheran 87%, other (includes Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Baptist, Muslim, Jewish, and Buddhist) 13%
  • Symbols

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