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About Sweden

Area: 450,000 km² (174,000 sq. mi.), third largest country in Western Europe
Longest north-south distance: 1,574 km (978 mi.)
Longest east-west distance: 499 km (310 mi.)
Forests: 53 %
Cultivated land: 8 %
Mountains: 11 % (Highest mountain: Kebnekaise, 2,111 metres)
Lakes and rivers: 9 % (Nearly 100,000 lakes, biggest lake: Vänern, 5,585 km2; Longest river: Klarälven-Göta älv, 720 km)
Population: 9 million inhabitants
Capital: Stockholm
Average life expectancy: men 78 years, women 82 years.
Languages: Swedish; recognized minority languages: Sami, Finnish, Meänkieli (Tornedalen Finnish), Yiddish, Romani Chib.
Religion: 80 % belong to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Sweden.
Form of government: Constitutional monarchy, parliamentary democracy.
Parliament: The Riksdag, with 349 members in one chamber.
Head of State: King Carl XVI Gustaf, since 1973
National day: 6 June
Nationality code: SE
Most important export goods: Electrical and telecom equipment, machinery, passenger cars, paper, pharmaceuticals, iron and steel.
Most important imported goods: Electrical and telecom equipment, machinery, foodstuffs, crude oil, textile products, footwear, passenger cars.


Area: 450,000 km² (174,000 sq. mi.), third largest country in Western Europe
Longest north-south distance: 1,574 km (978 mi.)
Longest east-west distance: 499 km (310 mi.)
Forests: 53 %
Cultivated land: 8 %
Mountains: 11 % (Highest mountain: Kebnekaise, 2,111 metres)
Lakes and rivers: 9 % (Nearly 100,000 lakes, biggest lake: Vänern, 5,585 km2; Longest river: Klarälven-Göta älv, 720 km)
Population: 9 million inhabitants
Capital: Stockholm
Average life expectancy: men 78 years, women 82 years.
Languages: Swedish; recognized minority languages: Sami, Finnish, Meänkieli (Tornedalen Finnish), Yiddish, Romani Chib.
Religion: 80 % belong to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Sweden.
Form of government: Constitutional monarchy, parliamentary democracy.
Parliament: The Riksdag, with 349 members in one chamber.
Head of State: King Carl XVI Gustaf, since 1973
National day: 6 June
Nationality code: SE
Most important export goods: Electrical and telecom equipment, machinery, passenger cars, paper, pharmaceuticals, iron and steel.
Most important imported goods: Electrical and telecom equipment, machinery, foodstuffs, crude oil, textile products, footwear, passenger cars.

(Source: Sweden.se)
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