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Geography Statistics of Sweden

Sweden's Information

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Land Area 410,335 km2
Water Area 39,960 km2
Total Area 450,295km2 (#55)
Population 9,880,604 (#89)
Population Density 24.08/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $498.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $49,700
Currency Krona (SEK)
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 3,218 km (1,999 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 158,430 sq miles (410,335 sq km)
    (water) 15,429 sq miles (39,960 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 173,859 sq miles (450,295 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: (21) Sweden is divided into 21 counties, or administrative regions, and they include: Blekinge, Dalarnas, Gavleborgs, Gotlands, Hallands, Jamtlands, Jonkopings, Kalmar, Kronobergs, Norrbottens, Orebro, Ostergotlands, Skane, Sodermanlands, Stockholms, Uppsala, Varmlands, Vasterbottens, Vasternorrlands, Vastmanlands and Vastra Gotalands
  • Counties Map
  • County (largest by pop.) Stockholm, 1,803,377
  • County (largest by size) Norrbotten, 98,911 sq km
  • Horizontal Width: 373 km (231 miles) from the capital city of Stockholm, west to the border with Norway
  • Vertical Length: 1,208 km (750 miles) from Kiruna in the far north, southwest to Goteborg

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (2) Finland and Norway
  • Geographic Center: Flataklocken - a mountain about 9.6 km (6 m) west of Sundsvall
  • Highest Point: Kebnekaise 2,111 m (6,925 ft)
  • Lowest Point: Kristianstad (-2.41 m) (-7.87 ft)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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