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Sweden's Information

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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)
  • Animal: Elk
  • Bird: Blackbird
  • Flag of Sweden
  • Flag of Sweden
  • Motto: "For Sverige i tiden" "For Sweden – With the Times"
  • National Anthem: "Du Gamla, Du Fria" ("Thou Ancient, Thou Free"); with lyrics written by Richard Dybeck, Sweden's revered ballad writer. It is not the official (government sanctioned) national anthem (none exists), but rather a song that inspires national pride, and is sung at public festivals and sporting events.
  • Tree: Ornasbjork - a variety of Silver Birch

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