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Facts about Sweden

Area: 174,000 sq mi (450,000 km²), the third largest country in Western Europe Forests: 53% Mountains: 11% Cultivated land: 8% Lakes and rivers: 9% Longest north-south distance: 978 mi (1,574 km) Longest east-west distance: 310 mi (499 km) Capital: Stockholm Population: 9.3 million inhabitants Languages: Swedish; recognized minority languages: Sami (Lapp), Finnish, Meänkieli (Tornedalen Finnish),… Read More »Facts about Sweden