(L) Distribution of speakers of the Swedeish language
(R) Uppsala Cathedral. Uppsala is the fourth largest city in Sweden, located
70 kms north of Stockholm.
(L) Traditional Swedish rural house, painted in the Swedish Falu red.
(M)(R) Paintings 'Midsummer's Eve' and the other by Andres Zorn
Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is the country of Scandinavian
Peninsula in the Northern Europe.
Sweden has land borders with Norway to the west, and with Finland to the
northeast, and is connected with
Denmark by the Oresund Bridge in the south.
Sweden's capital is Stockholm, which is also the largest city in the country.
It has a population of 1.3 million
in the urban area, and 2.0 million in the metropolitan area. The second
and third largest cities are
Gothenburg and Malmo.
Ski resort in Sweden
(L) Work and safety, for all! The Social Democrats have dominated Swedish
politics for almost a century and
the basic message is still the same.
(R) Real GDP growth in Sweden, 1996-2006
(L) Source: University of Texas Libraries
(R) The Million Programme, which is the ambitious housing program implemented
to make sure
everyone could have a home at a reasonable price. This house is located
in Southern Sweden.
Copenhagen Copenhagen Railways Ferry between Sweden and Denmark Jutland and Fyn
Fyn and Zealand Oresund Bridge & Drogden Tunnel Stockholm Gethenburg Malmo
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