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Konungariket Sverige
Kingdom of Sweden
Flag of Sweden Coat of arms of Sweden
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: För Sverige i tiden1
(Swedish: "For Sweden, with the times")
Anthem: Du gamla, du fria
("Thou ancient, thou free")
Location of Sweden
Capital Stockholm
59°21′N 18°4′E
Largest city Stockholm
Official language(s) None
Swedish de facto2
Government Constitutional monarchy
• King
• Prime Minister
Carl XVI Gustaf
Göran Persson
Consolidation
Prehistoric
Accession to EU January 1, 1995
Area
- Total 449,964 km² (55th)
173,732 sq mi
- Water (%) 8.67%
Population
- 2005 est. 9 072 269 (April 30 2006) [1] (85th)
- 1990 census 8,587,353
- Density 20/km² (156th)
51/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2005 estimate
- Total $268,3 billion (35th)
- Per capita $29,898 (19th)
HDI (2003) 0.949 (6th) – high
Currency Swedish krona (SEK)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Internet TLD .se
Calling code +46
1 För Sverige i tiden is adopted by Carl XVI Gustaf as his personal motto in his role as Swedish monarch. Former king Gustaf VI Adolf's motto was: "Plikten framför allt": "The duty above all"
2 The Swedish language is the de facto national language. Five languages are officially recognized as minority languages.
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