Continent- Europe

Region – Northern Europe

Size – 450,295 km2

Geography – Consist of sea coast, forests and mountains

Language- Swedish

Religion- 63.2% are members of the Church of Sweden (Lutheran), 5% Islam, other religions include Buddhism and Judaism

Monetary Unit- Swedish krona (SEK)

Natural Resources- Iron ore, lead, zinc, gold, silver, copper, tungsten, uranium, arsenic, feldspar, timber, and hydropower

Agriculture- Wheat, rapeseed and other oil plants, sugar beet, barley, oat, potatoes

Industry- Motor vehicles,  pharmaceuticals, industrial machines,  telecommunications, precision equipment,  home goods and appliances, chemical goods, forestry, iron, and steel

Neighboring Countries – Norway, Finland, Denmark

Population – 9,906,331 (2016 estimate)

Population Growth Rate- 0.8%

Average Life Expectancy – 81.70 years

Capital City – Stockholm (population 789,024)

Highest Mountain – Kebnekaise (2111 m)

Yearly Rainfall –Between 500 and 800 mm

Plant Life – Pine, fir, oak, ash, maple, beech, elm, spruce

Animal Life– Hares, weasels, shrews, squirrels, foxes, ermines, elks, bears, Wolves, lynxes, deer, otters, badgers, pine martens,  lemmings

Bird Life – Owls, hawks, eagles, swans, herons, ducks, pelicans,  snipes, plovers, wagtails, partridges, ptarmigans, grouse, woodcocks

Aquatic Life- Gray seals and porpoises

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