Travel & Culture

Lucia 2021: A Virtual Celebration of Light

This year as well as last year, The Chamber is excited to offer you a Virtual Lucia Luncheon. Join us in celebrating one of the foremost cultural traditions of Sweden and a highlight of the Holiday season. Because of the pandemic, we cannot meet in person, but the silver lining is that we can extend our reach (right around the world) and share the celebration with many more. This cultural… Read More »Lucia 2021: A Virtual Celebration of Light

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