Sweden is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund.

Popular in Sweden

Stockholm is the capital and largest city of Sweden, with nearly 2 million inhabitants in its metropolitan area.

Gothenburg is the second largest city in Sweden with approximately 520,000 inhabitants in the municipality.

Malmö is Sweden's third largest city with a population of over 300,000, and the capital of the province of Skåne on the southern tip of the country.

Sweden Photos

Loading photos…

In Sweden

Svealand [ˈsveːaˈland] is the middle of the three lands of Sweden, between Götaland and Norrland.

Norrland is one of three lands of Sweden besides Svealand and Götaland. Norrland encompasses two-thirds of the country's surface, but no more than 12 per cent of its population; currently about 1.15 million.

South-eastern Sweden consists of five provinces at the Baltic Sea. Together with Western Sweden and Scania they make up Götaland.

Western Sweden, Västsverige, consists of four provinces. The dominant province, Västergötland, borders Bohuslän, Dalsland and Halland.

Scania is the southernmost province in Sweden, and part of the Götaland region. It is known for its rich agricultural fields, its old history, long beaches, Danish heritage and a remarkable local accent.

Sweden Map

Explore the map of Sweden on Mapcarta.

Escape to a Random Place

Powered by Mapcarta. About Around Guides.
Photos provided by Panoramio under the copyright of their owners.