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Sweden is located in Northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, Kattegat, and Skagerrak, between Finland and Norway




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Capital: Stockholm
Largest City: Stockholm
Internet Country Code: .se

Information & Brief History
A military power during the 17th century, Sweden has not participated in any war in almost two centuries. An armed neutrality was preserved in both World Wars. Sweden's long-successful economic formula of a capitalist system interlarded with substantial welfare elements was challenged in the 1990s by high unemployment and in 2000-02 by the global economic downturn, but fiscal discipline over the past several years has allowed the country to weather economic vagaries. Indecision over the country's role in the political and economic integration of Europe delayed Sweden's entry into the EU until 1995, and waived the introduction of the euro in 1999.


Airports
Sweden Airports

Business
Sweden Business Resources

Education
Sunet - Swedish University Computer Network

Government
Government of Sweden

Hotels

Languages
Swedish, small Sami- and Finnish-speaking minorities 

Media - Europe
TV 4 Se SE, Language: SV
Europe Media (Newspapers, Radio, Television)

Regional Resources
Stockholm Destination Guides

Religion: Lutheran 87%, Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Baptist, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist

Search Engines
Sweden Search Engines








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Lowest point: Lake Hammarsjon, near Kristianstad -2.41 m
Highest point: Kebnekaise 2,111 m

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Europe Airlines
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