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Official Country Name: Sverige
Capital: Stockholm
Population: 9 million
Telephone Code: +46
Time Zone: GMT+1
Area: 450,000 km² (174,000 sq. mi.), third largest country in Western Europe
Forests: 53%
Mountains: 17%
Cultivated land: 8%
Lakes and rivers: 9%
Longest north-south distance: 1,574 km (978 mi.)
Longest east-west distance: 499 km (310 mi.)
Language(s): Swedish; recognized minority languages: Sami (Lapp), Finnish, Meänkieli (Tornedalen Finnish), Yiddish, Romani Chib (a Gypsy language).
Ethnic Groups:
Highest Mountain:Kebnekaise 2103m
Parliament: The Riksdag, with 349 members in one chamber.
Religion: 80% belong to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Sweden.
Average life expectancy: men 78 years, women 82 years.
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.
Government: Constitutional monarchy, parliamentary democracy.
Currency: 1 krona=100 öre
Exchange Rate: US$1= 6,65 SEK (2007-04-21)
Health Risks:No
Electricity:230-240 volt
Weights & Measures: meters & kilo
Country Name in other languages: Sweden, Suède, Schweden, Suecia, Швеции,

Edited bykalonn on 21.04.2007 alvinlindstam on 19.08.2005 Piaplutt on 16.05.2005

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