is a constitutional kingdom on the eastern part of Scandinavian Peninsula in northern Europe.
449 964 km2 or 158 486 square miles, 1 572 km long and 499 km wide whith the sea (the North Sea and the Baltic) on the south, south-west and east side.
Population: 8 854 322 (in 1999).
Capital: Stockholm, 703 600 inhabitants.
Humid temperate climate.
The agrcultural sector stands for 2% of the GNP.
The industrial sector stands for 24% of GNP.
And the service sector stands for the rest. (1998)
Sweden is a member of UN and the European Union.
The country is highly dependant on international trade – among the highest in Europe.

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