Sweden

Sweden's flagLocation: Northern Europe
Official name: Kingdom of Sweden
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1523 / 1921
Capital city: Stockholm
Population: 9.3 million / 59 people per sq mile (23 people per sq km)
Total land area: 173,731 square miles (449,964 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Swedish (official language), Finnish, Sámi
Main religions: Evangelical Lutheran 75%, Other 13%, Muslim 5%, Other Protestant 5%, Roman Catholic 2%
Ethnic mix: Swedish 86%, Foreign-born or first-generation immigrant 12%, Finnish & Sámi 2%
Government type: Parliamentary system
Currency: Swedish krona = 100 öre
Literacy rate: 99%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 3116 kilocalories

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